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Top 10 things to do in and around Peterborough this weekend

Looking for something to do out and about in Peterborough this weekend - here’s our guide to what’s on.

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Pianist Christina McMaster.

Review: Recitals at St John’s Church, Peterborough

Christina McMaster (piano), 1pm, 1 August

Elizabeth and John Arkell (organ), 1pm 8 August

St John’s Peterborough

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Everly Pregnant

First wave of shows announced for Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre under new management

The first wave of shows has been announced for Broadway Theatre under its new management team.

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Aston Merrygold of JLS performs on stage during their Goodbye Tour at the LG Arena, Birmingham.  Photo credit Joe Giddens/PA Wire ENGEMN00120131223151906

Peterborough’s Aston Merrygold ‘nervous and excited’ to be part of Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Born and bred Peterborian and ex-JLS superstar Aston Merrygold has been revealed as the latest contestant for the next series of hit BBC TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

Public art lights up streets

Public art lights up streets

Art designed to brighten up city streets has been commissioned in Peterborough.

Destiny 2 is just one of a host of big releases coming out in September

Console Corner: Exciting September looms large

What’s the best thing about August?... It’s nearly September. And what’s the best thing about September? How long have you got?

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Alexander O'Neal is coming to the Broadway in Peterborough

It isn’t Hearsay... soul legend Alexander O’Neal is coming to Peterborough

Sould legend Alexander O’Neal will be celebrating 30 years of his hit album Hearsay with a Peterborough audience later this year.

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Peterborough Beer Festival 2015 EMN-150826-093004009

Raise a glass to celebrate the 40th Peterborough Beer Festival - and win a pair of tickets

Get ready for five days of the best real ales from across the UK... Peterborough Beer Festival is less than two weeks away - and we have FIVE pairs of tickets to give away.

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Sugarhill Gang headline Green Meadows Festival this weekend

Legendary hip hop stars The Sugarhill Gang (Rappers Delight) will be joined by the likes of Reverend and the Makers and Stereo MCs at the annual Green Meadows Festival which features a wide range of live acts and DJs across four stages including Radio 1 legend Danny Rampling.

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The Frothblowers

Summer fun as micropub gets its own beach

There is a big awards night on the horizon for John Lawrence and Steve Williams at The Frothblowers in Storrington Way, Werrington, but in the meantime it’s as busy as ever.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Ian Anderson and some of the band members

Frontman of rock band Jethro Tull to perform Christmas concert at Peterborough Cathedral

The frontman of rock band Jethro Tull is to perform a Christmas concert at Peterborough Cathedral.

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You might even up end on a date on the island of Fernando's!

Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

Peterborough Youth Orchestra rehearse at Ormiston Bushfield Academy for a concert at St John's churchEMN-160831-080743009

Music Matters: The sounds of summer continue

As Alice Cooper’s 1972 hit reminds us,- “School’s Out for Summer”, but Peterborough Music Hub remains busy, supporting this month’s Peterborough Youth Orchestra annual summer workshop programme.

Augusts PlayStation Plus offering is quite the treat

Console Corner: August’s PlayStation Plus offering is quite the treat

It’s the start of a new month and PlayStation owners know what that means... free stuff.

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People have reacted to the BBC pay revelations

Prime-time BBC quiz show looking for contestants

The BBC is looking for contestants from our county for a new game show with a difference.


Original roots music night sets up home at Mama Liz’s

A new live music event, embracing the best in original roots based music, has been launched in Stamford.

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Sandy Rivera

Steve Smart from KISS kicks off big weekend at The Solstice

Our weekly round up of what’s on in the pubs, clubs and bars around Peterborough

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Deepings Raft Race 2016.   Action from races EMN-160708-160400009

Are you ready for the Great British Raft Off?

Check out our round-up of things to do this week (August 4) including the annual raft races in The Deepings.

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Date: 16th December 2015. Picture James Hardisty.
Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press, visiting Yorkshire Post Newspapers, Leeds. YPN-151216-122835060

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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