What’s on | Editor’s pick – August 2018
Ground control to Major Tim
An. Actual. Spacecraft. In a CATHEDRAL! Peterborough Cathedral beat stiff competition from other venues around the UK to host this stunning, real-life historical artifact – the craft that Major Tim Peake returned to Earth in after months living aboard the International Space Station. It’s only here till November, so don’t miss your chance to see it.
Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft at Peterborough Cathedral
Until Monday, 5 November, 9am – 5pm
Peterborough Cathedral, Minster Precincts, Peterborough
All at sea
Given that the amazing weather we’ve been having is set to continue throughout August, this is the perfect hobby to try out over the summer. Get your kids out on the water, making the most of the sunshine and learning a new skill into the bargain.
Junior Sailing Club
Ongoing throughout the year
Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Ham Lane, Peterborough
“It isn’t just a story…”
This delightful piece of theatre is sure to entertain all members of the family. Based on Tiddler, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best-selling book about a small fish who tells tall tales, also included in the piece are well-loved characters from A Squash and a Squeeze, The Smartest Giant in Town, and others.
Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales
Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 August
Broadway Theatre, Broadway, Peterborough
If all this cheerful, life-affirming sunshine is getting you down, look forward to the impending misty murk of November with the help of a chilling ghost walk. To be honest, the walks are just as great in the mellow sunshine of a summer evening – if anything, they’re even spookier…
Peterborough Ghost Walk
Tuesday, 21 August, 7.30pm
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Enjoy this amazing foodie paradise in the gorgeous surroundings of Burghley House. Bring some picnic gear and put together a feast to enjoy in the grounds.
Burghley Fine Food Market
Sunday, 26 August, all day
Burghley House, Stamford