5 things to do in Peterborough over Christmas
Here is a quick guide to some things to enjoy if you are getting out in Peterborough this week.
Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery, until May
This major new exhibition of national importance includes original works by Banksy, Damian Hirst, My Dog Sighs, Blek le Rat, Pure Evil, Kaws, and others.
Urban, which runs until May, includes items that have rarely been exhibited in the UK before. It will include the unique Banksy cottage from Merrivale Model Village in Norfolk (before it goes to auction in January). General admission for the exhibition costs £8 for over 18s, £5 for youngsters aged 12-18 and is free for under 12s. To book visit www.cityculturepeterborough.org.uk
Sacrewell Farm until tomorrow
Santa is once again welcoming children and their families by the crackling fireplace in the historic farmhouse to share their wishes with him. Afterwards, young visitors are encouraged to follow the clues Santa’s helpers have left along the Present Trail, which will lead them to Santa’s Present Room. Will the magic key open the door?
To book visit www.sacrewell.org.uk.
New Theatre until December 30
Rufus Hound, Bobby Crush and Sabrina Washington lead the cast of this magic carpet ride of a pantomime which opened last night. Will our hero Aladdin defeat the evil Abanazar? Only one way to find out. Tickets: www.newtheatre-peterborough.com
Key Theatre, until
Traditional panto with something for all the family in this tale of poor old Cinders, best friend Buttons, Ugly Sisters, a Fairy Godmother, Prince Charming and a glass slipper. Will she get to the ball? Tickets from www.keytheatrepeterborough.ticketsolve.com/
Beauty and The Beast
The Cresset, until December 30
Cresset regular Victoria Jane stars as Beauty in this tale as old as time.
Expect plenty of terrific singing and dancing and more than enough fun and silliness to send you and your family home happy.
Tickets from www.cresset.co.uk