From traditional nativities to festive shows full of unusual characters youngsters have been throwing themselves into plays and concerts.
Peterborough Telegraph photographer David Lowndes has been photographing dress rehearsals and performances to bring this great selection of festive pictures.
Welland Primary Academy nativity play
Pupils at The Peterborough School taking part in their annual Santa Smile run. Nat21 EMN-210912-120007009
Pupils at The Peterborough School taking part in their annual Santa Smile run. Nat21 EMN-210912-120019009
Gunthorpe Primary School nativity play