Brad Barnes

Review: A lunch that really floated my boat

All the recent talk about the Chinese New Year got the tastebuds longing for something, well, Oriental.

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Win tickets to see Sinatra, Sequins & Swing in Peterborough

Relive Frank Sinatra’s golden era when Sinatra, Sequins & Swing: The Capitol Years Live! swings into Peterborough next month - and we have two pairs of tickets to give away to help make it happen.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Superheroes blast off into Queensgate for half-term fun

Every kind of mini superhero and supervillain headed to Queensgate Shopping Centre last week to put their superpowers to the test at Superhero City.

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Peterborough artists feature in new exhibition

A new exhibition entitled Abstractism In Tune opened at the Norman Cross Gallery at the weekend featuring work by Tony Nero, Francis Reynolds and Process Smith.

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Feed your mind and excite your tastebuds with new comedy

Part comedy play, part cookery demonstration, The Chef Show is coming to a Peterborough theatre later this month with Peterborough Telegraph columnist Parveen “The Spice Queen” Ashraf making a guest appearance.

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British Kebab Awards joy for Peterborough city centre and Stamford restaurants

The UK’s kofte kings have been pita’d against each other as the British Kebab Awards 2018 finalists were unveiled last week - and The Turkish |Kitchen is proudly flying the flag for Peterborough.

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Join Peppa Pig and the Milkshake characters in Peterborough

There are two great shows featuring children’s TV favourites coming to Peterborough later this year.

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Shalamar back to make Peterborough soul fans Feel Good

Eighties soul legends Shalamar are to return to Peterborough for the last night of their tour celebrating the 35th anniversary of the multi-million selling Friends album,

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Superhero City

Half-term superhero fun in Peterborough - see our 10 things to do

Whether you’re batty about Batman, in a spin with Wonder Woman or a trickster like The Joker, Superhero City is the place for you this half-term.

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David Beever outside The Broadway.

Roast dinner institution sets up home at Peterborough theatre

The people behind Peterborough’s popular Sundays carvery restaurant are back - and are now the catering contractors at The Broadway.


FIRST LOOK: Inside new Peterborough restaurant The Chubby Castor

The waiting is over for fine food lovers wanting to try what is on offer at the new restaurant venture at the Fitzwilliam Arms in Castor.

Yaxley Amateur Players present Robin Hood

Forest fun as Yaxley Amateur Players present Robin Hood

Yaxley Amateur Players return to the stage today (Saturday) with Robin Hood, which has been given the panto makeover treatment by David Griffin-Stephens (Treasure Island, Happy Ever After).

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The Polish Feast at House of Feasts.

How well do you know your rosół, smalec, pierogi, schnitzel, sauerkraut, golonka and bigos?

Take some Polish food (plenty of it), add some authentic music, some chilled Zywiec, and vodka, of course, and you have the perfect ingredients for a Polish Feast.

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Award-winning pub restaurant to fundraise for Peterborough’s Thorpe Hall Hospice

Peterborough’s Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice will benefit from a great fundraising foodie idea from the team at The Olive Branch in Clipsham, Rutland.

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Homecoming gig at The Met is a sell-out for Peterborough band

After gathering a large crowd and putting on an impressive show at the Christmas Lights Switch-On, Peterborough trio Idolising Nova play at the Met Lounge in Peterborough on Saturday night (February 3), and they will be playing in front of a capacity crowd after tickets sold out in advance.

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The Kings of Popera, stand-up stars and tributes to the greats coming to Peterborough

The 2018 season gets underway at The Cresset this weekend when Encore Dance Academy return with Rainbow Rhythms, featuring original choreography and stunning performances by talented young dancers.

You can see the show on Saturday and Sunday.

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Charity founder Zoe Crowson with daughter Phoebe and partner Steven Arnold

Research fund tops £100,000 in two years

Castor mum Zoe Crowson, who set up a research fund into a skin condition affecting her daughter is celebrating after fundraising broke the £100,000 barrier.

Big Bird Weekend

Join in the Big Garden Birdwatch at Sacrewell

Take part in the RSPB’s national Big Garden Birdwatch campaign and find out how nature can find its place at Sacrewell Farm near Peterborough this weekend.

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Katharine of Aragon re-enactor

What to look forward to at Peterborough’s Katharine of Aragon festival

An evening of song and dance with Spanish flair gets the annual Katharine of Aragon Festival under way at Peterborough Cathedral tonight.

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The Banyan Tree in Westgate, home to Little Red Chilli.

This Little Red Chilli hopes to be hot stuff

Leading Peterborough restaurateur Dinesh Odedra has added The Banyan Tree to the growing “food delivered to your door” industry.

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