Live for The Moment

What’s on | Editor’s pick 26 August – 1 September

Longthorpe Tower at war!
Spend your bank holiday at war… No, not falling out with the family over whether to go to the seaside or stay at home for a barbeque – rather visiting Longthorpe Tower for a special war-themed activity day. Lots of costumed characters to meet, stories to hear and weapons to heft, as well as the lowdown on ‘news just in’ regarding the Tower’s connection to Richard III.
Longthorpe Tower at war
Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August, from 10am – 5pm
Longthorpe Tower, Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Peterborough

Chris Ryan in the library… literally!
Chris Ryan, best-selling SAS thriller writer, will be in Peterborough Central Library on Thursday 29 August at 6.30pm to meet fans, sign books and talk about his latest novel, ‘Masters of War’. We at The Moment are really hoping he will arrive by smashing through the window on a length of rope, clad head to toe in black, but due to all the noise this would make we think the library has probably asked him not to.
Chris Ryan
Thursday 29 August at 6.30pm
Peterborough Central Library

Burghley Fine Food Market
A sumptuous celebration of all things local and delicious, which is free to attend. Stock up on the best food from the region, including farm-fresh vegetables, cheeses, meats, puddings and speciality treats.
Burghley Fine Food Market
Sunday 25 August and Monday 26 August, 10am – 4pm
Burghley House, Stamford

Channel your inner Robin Hood
This six-week archery taster course will teach kids and adults how to handle the ultimate weapon of ancient warfare. Over six consecutive Sunday mornings develop your co-ordination, upper body strength and stamina, as well as the ability to shoot arrows at things, obviously. The course is open to disabled and able-bodied children (aged 7+) and adults, and booking is essential.
Six-week archery taster course
Sunday mornings, 9.45 to 10.45am
Werrington Leisure Centre, Staniland Way, Werrington, Peterborough
Visit to book your block of six.

Peterborough’s Got Talent!
The Brewery Tap hosts another of its famous ‘open mic and jam’ sessions on Sunday, 1 September. If you can sing, play an instrument or are part of a band, this is your chance to shine. Entry is free, but make sure you turn up early to secure your slot.
Open mic and jam session
Sunday, 1 September from 6pm
The Brewery Tap, 80 Westgate, Peterborough

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