Wall climbing, comedy, The Proms, dancing: 10 best things to do this week
Our weekly round-up of 10 of the best things to do in and around Peterborough this week.
Town Sports Club, Bretton Gate, March 12
If you fancy giving climbing a go, you can get a taste for it in safety at the Peterborough Climbing Wall. And this week it holds its bouldering competition with loads of prizes and around 30 blocks to try - so there will be something for everyone. There are five categories to enter, starting with novices.
Entry is on the day only and costs £6.
An Evening With David Lowndes
Peterborough Salvation Army Citadel, March 15
Peterborough Telegraph photographer David Lowndes will be telling stories from his 40-plus year career to raise money for the Mayor’s charities. Not only has he seen the reign of 45 Peterborough mayors and five bishops, he’s also had the chance to interact with five MPs and 20 Posh managers.
Voodoo Lounge, Stamford, tonight 8pm.
March winds may be blowing outside but down in the VOODOO STANDS UP there will be gales of laughter as John Elson introduces four of the finest comedians the professional circuit has to offer. Including “ live at the Apollo” star Mike Gunn.
All welcome to come along and join in the chuckles.
Tel 07595 412 056) or £10 on the door.
Last Night at the Proms
Peterborough Cathedral, Saturday, March 9
Fancy an evening of rousing music? The Mayor of Peterborough is hosting a concert featuring The Band of the Royal Anglian Regiment to raise money for the Mayor’s charities.
Werrington Village Hall, tonight
Werrington Flower Club will hold its demonstration evening at 7.30pm. Entry fee £5.00.
Stamford Arts Centre, until Saturday
There is still time to see Stamford Shoestring Theatre’s production of the play by Roger McGough based on the work by Molière.
Familiar characters feature in this delightful play including the bossy matriarch, indulged daughter, frustrated son, lippy family retainer and sensible uncle.
Braza Club, March, Friday
The sound of classic soul and Motown from the 60s and 70s will be on the decks as the dancers take to the best sprung wooden dance-floor in the area. DJing will be Mick J, John Bradley and Neil Randall along with
Mr Sunny Hunny Soul Weekend Jamie Trundle.
St Leonard’s Church, Glapthorn
Enjoy the magic of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music from St Petersburg’s Finest Singing Ensemble at 7.30 p.m.
01832 272594 or 273526
Castor and Ailsworth Arts Society
Cedar Centre, tonight at 7.30pm
Enjoy a demonstration by Tim Fisher from Melton area who will be using line and watercolour.
Showcase Cinema, March 12
Following the huge success of the nostalgic Flashback initiative, Showcase Cinemas kicks off a new season with mafia movie, Goodfellas at 2pm. The biographical crime movie stars Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.