Live for The Moment

What’s on | Editor’s pick 23 – 29 September

↑ Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Billy Ocean!

Telling stories
A wonderful way to spend an autumn afternoon, and one that promises to entrance old and young participants alike. Join storyteller Claire Stevenson for the Nene Park Trust’s family storytelling walk, and enjoy a series of folk tales and contemporary stories as you stroll around Overton Lake.
Stories by the Lake
Saturday, 28 September, 3pm – 4.30pm
Overton Lake, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
Meet at The Discovery Den. Booking is essential, please contact The Nene Park Trust on 01733 234193 or email

Have a heart…
Join Papworth Hospital Charity for this World Heart Day fundraiser at Ferry Meadows, during which you can walk or cycle either one-and-a-half, three or six miles to raise vital funds for the world-famous heart hospital. And the best bit? You’ll be doing your own heart a favour whilst you stroll, jog or peddle!
World Heart Day 2013
Sunday, 29 September, 10am – 4pm
Ferry Meadows, Peterborough

Calling Mr Darcy!
Dust down your powdered wig and white breeches for Stamford’s inaugural Georgian Festival, celebrating the town’s colourful heritage, architecture and more. Dan Cruickshank, art historian and BBC television presenter, and Annie Grey, celebrated BBC food historian, will both be speaking about Georgian history and lifestyle at the Festival. Other fun and frolics include Horrible Histories at the Stamford Corn Exchange, a Georgian Street Fayre and live period music and dance.
Stamford Georgian Festival
Friday, 27 to Sunday, 29 September
For more information, telephone 01476 406494.

Meet the Osiligi Maasai Warriors
The Osiligi Maasai Warriors are a travelling group of Kenyan tribes people who tour outside their native nation in order to raise money for projects in Kenya and to raise awareness of their cause. Since it was founded in 2004, the tour has helped to sponsor children who would otherwise be unable to attend school and has aided the introduction of clean running water to villages in Kenya.

The troupe’s concert involves singing, dancing and audience participation. The fun, energetic performance is fully narrated and tells the story of the lives of tribe members. Meet the Osiligi Maasai Warriors is free to attend; there will be a retiring collection following the performance with proceeds going to the Osiligi Charity Projects in Kenya and the ministry and mission of Peterborough Cathedral.
Meet the Osiligi Maasai Warriors
Sunday 29 September, 1–2pm
Peterborough Cathedral
Telephone 01733 355315 (Peterborough Cathedral) or email for more information.

Rock on, Peterborough!
It’s music galore over the weekend of Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 September as Peterborough Arena welcomes more legendary acts than you could shake a proverbial stick at, including Peter André, Liberty X and Sweden (leading ABBA tribute band) on Saturday; and R&B legends Billy Ocean and Alexander O’Neal on Sunday. Tickets are selling fast, so book now!
Peter Andre, Saturday, 28 September, 5pm
Billy Ocean and Alexander O’Neal, Sunday, 28 September, 5pm
Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground
Please note – tickets are NOT on sale directly from Peterborough Arena. To book, visit

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