More than 400 business and civic leaders celebrate successful Peterborough under the Moon

From left, Deputy Mayoress Cllr Judy Fox, Barbara Holdich, Shailesh Vara MP, Tom Hennessy (OP), Cllr John Holdich, Angus Kennedy (OP), Gillian Beasley, Deputy Mayor Cllr John Fox.
From left, Deputy Mayoress Cllr Judy Fox, Barbara Holdich, Shailesh Vara MP, Tom Hennessy (OP), Cllr John Holdich, Angus Kennedy (OP), Gillian Beasley, Deputy Mayor Cllr John Fox.
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About 460 business people and civic leaders attended a black-tie event under the moon to celebrate the city’s economic success.

The annual Opportunity Peterborough (OP) Bondholder Dinner was held in Peterborough Cathedral and served as a preview to the Museum of the Moon art installation created by Luke Jerram.

Some of the guests at the Opportunity Bondholder Dinner.

Some of the guests at the Opportunity Bondholder Dinner.

An after dinner talk was given by the Very Revd Chris Dalliston to celebrate the cathedral’s 900 anniversary year.

Tom Hennessy, interim chief executive of OP, said: “It’s great to welcome guests representing more 230 companies.

“It’s been another successful year for Peterborough. The city has continued to attract investment from across the world and remains one of the fastest growing in the UK. This is in no small part down to the hard work of the organisations that work here.”

“And we’re delighted to have helped them celebrate their achievements and strengthen their business connections.”

The setting for the Bondholder Dinner in Peterborough Cathedral

The setting for the Bondholder Dinner in Peterborough Cathedral

The Museum of the Moon display will be at the cathedral until October 14.