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The best ways to enjoy Peterborough Heritage Festival

Final preparations are being made for Peterborough Heritage Festival - the UK’s largest multi-period city centre living history festival this weekend, (June 16 and 17).

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PAOS public launch is June 2

Local artists get ready to showcase their work all across Peterborough

Peterborough Artists’ Open Studios (PAOS) returns next month with a promise to be bigger and better than ever before, as it marks its 18th year of celebrating the creative talents of local artisans across the city.

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The Gormley statues in Touthill Place in the 1980s, photographed by Chris Porsz.

Look up.... the Gormley statues are taking to city centre rooftops

Tomorrow, if you are walking through Cathedral Square - and look up - you might just see art produced by the famous sculptor Sir Antony Gormley on the rooftops.

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PHOTO SPECIAL: Hundreds dance the day away in Peterborough city centre

Around 400 dancers, representing groups from far and wide, entertained crowds all around Peterborough city centre on Saturday as part of the National Day of Dance.

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PHOTO SPECIAL: 16 stunning aerial shots that will make you see Peterborough in a new light

With the fast pace of modern life it can be very easy to miss how beautiful our city can be.

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83 amazing photos of royal weddings from down the years

It’s just a day to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle walk down the aisle at Windsor Castle.

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PHOTO SPECIAL: Hundreds of Peterborough youngsters celebrate 10 years of Tu Danse Studios

Hundreds of youngsters took to the stage to perform at the 10th anniversary celebration of city based dance and drama school, Tu Danse Studios.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Special event for fathers and daughters with Peterborough photographer

The Platform8 theatre festival is underway and a special event was held to mark two of the shows having a father-daughter theme.

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Battle Lines

The Battle Lines are drawn as art event returns to Peterborough

A unique art event that is taking Peterborough by storm returns to the city on Good Friday to launch Easter weekend in style.

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Peterborough pupils don crowns to meet Prince Charles

A group of children from a Peterborough school met Prince Charles during his visit to historic Tattershall Castle.

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Natalie Ajeigbe sent this photo in of daughter Eliana, 8, attending Old Fletton School dressed as Gangsta Granny and son Elijah, 4, attending Alpha Kindergarten Nursery dressed as Peter Pan

World Book Day in Peterborough

Peterborough United have joined in with World Book Day which takes place today (Thursday, March 1).
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Roland Burt

Peterborough artist launches competition for schoolchildren

Local Afro-Caribbean artist, Roland Burt has launched an interactive competition for school children called Transitions: Words Into Art.

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by Tony Nero

Peterborough artists feature in new exhibition

A new exhibition entitled Abstractism In Tune opened at the Norman Cross Gallery at the weekend featuring work by Tony Nero, Francis Reynolds and Process Smith.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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James and Ola Jordan

Strictly stars’ Peterborough show postponed

A Peterborough show featuring two of the biggest names to come out of TV hit show Strictly Come Dancing James and Ola Jordan has been cancelled.

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Famous Stilton Cheese Rolling cancelled due to lack of interest, costs and safety threat

The famous annual Stilton Cheese Rolling event has been cancelled this year, with organisers citing a lack of interest, spiralling costs and the threat to public safety.

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From the exhibition - men leaving for war.

World War One servicemen’s stories come to life in new Peterborough exhibition

A brand new exhibition opens at Peterborough Museum on Saturday showcasing firsthand stories of soldiers and servicemen from World War One.

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The Fitzwilliam Hunt Boxing Day meet at Stilton. Pictures: David Lowndes

Huge turnout for Boxing Day hunt

Hundreds of people gathered in Stilton to welcome the Fitzwilliam Hunt at its traditional meet on Boxing Day.

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Diwali Festival 2017 at the Cathedral Square.  Dancers entertaining the crowds EMN-171014-175209009

GALLERY: Indian summer for Peterborough as crowds enjoy Diwali Festival

Peterborough had its own Indian summer as hot weather and delicious food served up a treat in the city centre for this year’s Diwali Festival.

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George Szirtes

Poet George Szirtes to kick-off literature festival in Peterborough

For book lovers everywhere - the University Centre Peterborough Literary Festival is a celebration of established and emerging writers from around the UK.

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