Shalamar, a circus and celebrity DJ - 10 of the best things to do this week
Eighties legends Shalamar will be performing their greatest hits at The Cresset on Tuesday
The Cresset, May 2
Yes, it’s is the real Shalamar (pictured) coming to the Cresset on Tuesday, not a tribute! The 80s soul legends - two of the original three singers (Jeffrey Daniels and Howard Hewitt plus Carolyn Griffey) - will be playing hits from an incredible back catalogue. Local funk soul outfit Groove Cartell will be opening the show.
Tickets on 01733 265705 or online at www.cresset.co.uk
Uncle Sam’s American Circus
The Embankment, until Monday
Uncle Sam’s biggest and best production to date with a completely brand new star studded show includes juggling, contortion, the Tony Tonito clowns acrobats and more. The wheel of death features the finest wheel performers in Europe.
Charity Fun Day
Serpentine Green, May 1
Join the fun at the fundraising event organised by the Werrington Village Playgroup between 11am and 3pm. The event, sponsored by Mercedez- Benz and Lincs VW Commercials, will also raise funds for the Amazon Ward at Peterborough City Hospital.
Martinis, Music and Muses
Queensgate, tonight from 5pm
Dig out your stilettos, get your glam on and grab your friends as Queensgate Shopping Centre brings a taste of Marbella to Peterborough. Headlined by celebrity DJ Lauren Pope, the glamourous evening of cocktails, dancing and discounts will feature two cocktail bars complete with model waiters, a VIP area and chill out lounge and gaming zone. Celebrity blogger Megan Gilbride will be giving fashion advice and tips – while snapping the obligatory selfie, of course.
Fengate Bazaar, May 1
Celebrate BBQ season with a visit to the store a nd a free barbecue served by:
Domowa Spizarnia Polish Delight.
Pieces of a Dream 2
Stamford Arts Centre until Friday
There is still time to see the exhibition by Peterborough artist Tony Nero - a reflection on his artistic journey and an insight into his creative development.
Spanglers Country Music Club, Saturday, April 29
The Indoor Bowls Club in Burton Street is the venue for the event featuring British Best Female Vocalist award winner Donna Wylde and Kentucky Rain. Profits to Sue Ryder Care’s Thorpe Hall.
Tickets are £6 from Jennifer on 01733688324.
Werrington Local History Group
Village Centre, May 4
The history of the ukulele in words and music by the Spalding Ukulele Orchestra is the theme. All welcome. Visitors £2.50.
Evening of Antiques and Anecdotes
The William Cecil, Stamford, May 2
Burghley Park and Peterborough Ladies for Cancer Research UK is hosting the event with Marc Allum of Antique Roadshow fame.
Annette Beeton 01733 232521
Stamford High Street, April 30
The group will be performing traditional clog dances from the North West with a group of dancers from France - Massandore, moving on at lunchtime to nearby Burghley House.
You will also catch them at dawn on Monday, dancing outside the Customs House, Peterborough.
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