10 of the best things to do in Peterborough this week
Check out our weekly round up of thinhgs to do in and around Peterborough this week (March 2-8).
Body & Soul Exhibition
Norman Cross Art Gallery, March 4-25
An exciting exhibition featuring figurative works from Prue Pye, Davina Brett and Tony Nero.
G4 Live in Concert
The Cresset, March 7
Featuring exciting new songs from their brand-new album - G4 Love Songs released last month, , the multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group return with special guests- soprano Mary-Jess (winner of the Chinese ‘X Factor’ and singer of the Downton Abbey Theme), Oli Nez (internationally-renowned multi-instrumentalist), Sorrelli Strings (critically-acclaimed string trio) and a local choir.
Lady Pank, The Cresset, May 6
Radio Star based in Peterborough is bringing the “Polish Rolling Stones” to the city. Lady Pank is considered to be one of the most important bands in the history of Polish rock having formed in 1981 in Warsaw and have released over 20 albums.
Cold Pudding Club
Oddfellows Hall, Market Deeping, March 7
Join a local friendship group looking to expand for an evening of pudding delights.
Bring a pudding: £1. Just come to taste: £2. There will be a cheque presentation tonight to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
More information call Chris on 01780 755705.
Werrington Local History Group
Werrington Village Centre, tonight
Open to everyone, enjoy a slideshow entitled Priestgate –the intimate story of one street – presented by Claire Richardson. Visitors welcome, £2.50.
St Peter’s Church, Oundle, today, 1.15pm.
It is Market Day and the beautiful church is the setting for neatly presented and diverse concerts, starting today with Strings’ Chamber Music.
The Met Lounge, March 3
Fans of The Killers are in for a treat with a gig from a Las Vegas band called Rabid Young. The lead singer previously toured Europe as support on The Killers’ last European tour. Also appearing are city pop punkers Photo Finish.
You Win Again
The Cresset, March 8
Immerse yourself in the Gibb Brothers’ hits through the sixties, seventies & eighties, topped off with a glittering array of iconic artists they wrote for, such as Diana Ross, Celine Dion and Dionne Warwick. This spectacular production tells the incredible story of the Bee Gees in an all new musical experience through the eyes of their manager.
Peterborough Musem, tonight and March 4
Discover the history of the pubs in the city centre on the Inns and Taverns Walk, which starts from Peterborough Museum at 7.30pm tonight. On Saturday join the Hidden Heritage: Guided Tour at 2pm.
Born to Be Blue, John Clare Theatre, tonight, 7.30pm
Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool. By the 1960s, he was all but washed up, his career and personal life in shambles. In his innovative anti-biopic, director Robert Budreau zeroes in on Baker’s life at a key moment in the 1960s.