10 of the best things to do in Peterborough this week
Our weekly round-up of things to see and do in and around the city, week starting March 16
Broadway Theatre, March 18
Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band join Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Peterborough Voices and Peterborough Youth Choir for a performance starting at 7.30pm.
Tickets from Peterborough Visitor Information Centre, on 0333 666 3366 or atwww.peterboroughmvchoir.org.uk
Peterborough Cathedral, March 18
Peterborough Choral Society give their first concert under their new music director, Steven Grahl, who is also the Director of Music at Peterborough Cathedral. The programme includes the Maria Theresa Mass by Joseph Haydn, a Te Deum by his younger brother Michael and a Handel Organ Concerto with Steven Grahl as soloist. The orchestra is early music specialists Musica Donum Dei playing on period instruments, and the soloists include Peterborough girl Katie Jeffries-Harris.
South Holland Centre, Mar 18
Top class comedian, trickster and down right cheeky chappie Lee Nelson returns to Spalding withhis brand-new, laugh-out- loud, best ever stand-up show! Renowned for his outrageously daring antics, including gate-crashing the England FA team tour bus, the live X-Factor stage and Kanye West’s Glastonbury headline set – Lee is out on tour again with his Serious Joker show.
Youth Music Showcase
Key Theatre, March 17
The Showcase is an opportunity for young singer-songwriters, bands and composers to perform their own music in a special concert, and receive specialist feedback from Strictly Come Dancing’s Hayley Sanderson as well as prizes and a recording session for winners. There are three categories - Solo Instrumentalist, Singer Songwriter and Band/Ensemble –
Music Festival Finale
Key Theatre, March 18
The festival week will finish with a concert featuring he best performers, which will also include the selection of the Peterborough Young Musician of the Year 2017.
St John’s Church, March 21
The popular 45 minute “Tuesdays Till Two” lunchtime concerts return at 1pm when Stamford- based harpist Eleanor Turner plays.
St Peter’s Church, Oundle, March 18
Music in Special Places – Northumbrian piper and composer Kathryn Tickell returns to Oundle with an accordion player and clog dancer Amy Thatcher.
High School Musical
The Cresset, today until Saturday
You have seen it on Tv and the big screen, now enjoy a slice of High School Musical by Rare Productions..
Town Bridge Car Park, today until April 2
Enjoy all the fun of the fair as the annual John Thurston Peterborough Mart Fun Fair rolls into town with special reduced price nights.
Sir Harry Smith Community College, Whittlesey, March 18
The concert is going to be a celebration of local heritage and stories from around the globe that will bring together Whittlesey’s unique relationship with music and a celebrated festival that attracts people from all over the country.
Tickets £4 at www.cppmaketplace.co.uk.