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GALLERY: Indian summer for Peterborough as crowds enjoy Diwali Festival

Peterborough had its own Indian summer as hot weather and delicious food served up a treat in the city centre for this year’s Diwali Festival.

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George Szirtes

Poet George Szirtes to kick-off literature festival in Peterborough

For book lovers everywhere - the University Centre Peterborough Literary Festival is a celebration of established and emerging writers from around the UK.

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Tony Nero This Is Me exhibition.

City artist Tony Nero opens This Is Me exhibition

Acclaimed local artist Tony Nero – Peterborough’s first Photographer Laureate (a special award for capturing and documenting events in the city) – has opened his first solo exhibition.

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Emily Comber

Talented Peterborough dancer seals place in youth ballet company

A talented young dancer from Maxey will be taking to the stage next month in a ballet production of The Stories of Beatrix Potter and Friends in Huntingdon.

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'Iam hare aware' - the mud scuplture that appeared at the Sleaford Standard offices overnight. EMN-170921-130104001

Are you hare aware? - Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures in artistic campaign to combat illegal hare coursing in Lincolnshire

A Sleaford ceramic artist has turned into a Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures of the creatures to raise awareness against illegal hare coursing gangs targeting Lincolnshire on a daily basis.

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A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking �60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original �10.99 price tag. SWNS

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £60k - here’s how to tell if you have one

A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking £60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original £10.99 price tag.

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Sienna Lowndes (6), Yvonne Lowndes' granddaughter, in Central Park

Friends come together for Yvonne tribute

A photographic competition at Central Park is to be held in memory of former Mayor of Peterborough Yvonne Lowndes.

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Acrojou Vessel

Two-day arts and sports mash-up set to take over The Embankment

Key Feste takes over TheEmbankment this weekend with more than 20 performances covering outdoor theatre, acrobatics, dance, skateboarding, music and much, much more.

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Mark Hibbett writing on his laptop. Photo: Charlotte Wadsworth

Author is bestseller 32 years after award win

A young writing talent has hit the top of the bestseller lists... 32 years after he was first spotted by the then Peterborough Evening Telegraph.

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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One of the suggested locations for a new art work is the Petrified Oak Forest of Mundon, Essex. Photo by Glyn Baker

Nominate somewhere in Peterborough for a major artwork

A new project which plans to create ten major public art works across the region is asking for people to suggest locations in the Peterborough area.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Must Farm exhibition at Peterborough Museum Hannah Bridgeman looking at one of the exhibits EMN-170307-184712009

Bronze Age finds from Must Farm on show at museum over summer

The long anticipated Bronze Age exhibition ‘Must Farm – The Story So Far’ is open at Peterborough Museum until September 10.

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Peterborough Heritage Festival

Preview: Peterborough Heritage Festival 2017

The highlight of Peterborough’s Cultural calendar - the Heritage Festival - will take place on Saturday (17 June) and Sunday (18) in the city centre.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Central library book launch by Stephen Perry of book about Frank Bros butchers EMN-170331-183629009

Booklet launched at Central Library

Local historian Stephen Perry launched his new booklet about Frank’s the butchers at Central Library last Friday.

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Get set for Peterborough Heritage Festival

Roundheads and Cavaliers to fight for Peterborough at heritage festival

The highlight of Peterborough’s cultural calendar, the Heritage Festival, will take place on June 17 and 18 with a spectacular celebration of the 375th anniversary of the English Civil War.

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Matilda masterclass helps students prepare for charity performance

Students of Tu Danse Studios Performing Arts classes were delighted to welcome Lucy Jane Adcock, a very experienced West End musical theatre performer, to their Newark Road studio recently for a 
Matilda The Musical Masterclass.

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Body and Soul exhibition

Local artists feature in new exhibition

An exciting exhibition featuring figurative works from Prue Pye, Davina Brett and Tony Nero opens at the Norman Cross Gallery on March 4.

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Save Our Phone Box in Crowland campaigners (from left) Sue Keeney, Hazel Tack, Dave Grundy, Daniel Abbott, Coun Nigel Pepper, Simon Harris, Coun Jim Astill and David Searle.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG070117-219TW.   ANL-170701-194049001.

Answer the call and save jubilee red phone box in Crowland

A campaign has started to save a piece of Crowland history and keep it for future generations.

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