11 things everyone in Peterborough should have done by the age of 40

We're a proud city on the edge of The Fens with a wealth of traditions, and there are some activities, foods and past times almost everyone from Peterborough has indulged in at some point.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 9:22 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 3:35 am
Peterborough Cathedral

Here are 11 things we reckon almost everyone in Peterboorugh will have done by the time they're 40.

It's Peterborough's annual celebration of all things truck related, has welcomed a host of celebrities over the years and is not complete without watching some monster truck action in the main arena!
No matter what your opinion is of the Christmas Tree on any given year, everyone should have taken the family done to see the Christmas Lights switch-on in Cathedral Square

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We're quite proud to have an English Queen buried in our city and at some point most of us have been to visit the grave of the first wife of Henry VIII, quite possibly on a school trip!
It's not always easy being a Posh fan, but most of us have experienced the highs and lows, the victories and defeats at the London Road ground
Summer in Peterborough wouldn't be summer without queuing up to get into the Lido on a baking hot day
Whether it's the Santa Express or a trip on Thomas the Tank, it's the perfect family day out
Most of us will have made the trip out to Peterborough Greyhound Stadium on a Wednesday, Friday or Saturday
Going out for the night in Peterborough, at some point you've probably ended up in Edwards.
At some point you've probably driven out to discover what Bronze Age Peterborough was like at Flag Fen
He's a Peterborough stalwart and has probably photographed half of the population, photographer David Lowndes has been showing up at schools and community events for over 40 years.
For those of a certain age, meeting your mates under the Queensgate Clock was the staple of any weekend.