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Peterborough United in Song to show support for Prostate Cancer UK

Peterborough’s Cresset Theatre opened its doors for Men United in Song on Saturday, a charity concert supporting Prostate Cancer UK, organised by the city’s award-winning Peterborough Male Voice Choir.

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‘Super’ Nova get guest slots on tour with The Vamps

Peterborough indie pop band Idolising Nova have lined up slots supporting The Vamps at their sold out shows in Amsterdam, Paris and Cologne next month after a chance meeting and a cheeky request.

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Kate Wishart

Local Heroes: Kate can now dedicate all of her time to her first love

I first heard Kate Wishart in action at a lunchtime concert at St John’s Church, Peterborough, last August (writes Joe Conway).

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Nat Steele

Nat is one to watch out for - catch him at Peterborough Jazz Club

Nat Steele’s new ensemble is a swinging take on the music of one of the most successful and influential small jazz groups of the 20th century, the Modern Jazz Quartet.

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The Members

The Members and The Face live and loud at the Met

The Met in Peterborough has something for punks and mods tonight (Friday) with both The Members and The Face “live and loud”.

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Abba Mania

Review: Abba Mania - A ‘Super Trouper’ time had by all

Convinced I am one day going to meet the man of dreams and have a full-on Abba wedding, just like the one in Mamma Mia, I headed to The Broadway in Peterborough on Saturday night for what was accurately described as ‘Abba Mania’!

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Madame Electrifie

Get set for glitter fuelled antics of Madame Electrifie in Peterborough

Jim and Zed from The Eclectic Ballroom have a special guest joining them at The Lightbox on Bridge Street on Saturday night.

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Charlotte McAuliffe

Local Heroes: A bit of a fairy story for Charlotte

Charlotte McAuliffe was the automatic choice for this month’s Local Heroes interview, writes Joe Conway. Born and bred in Peterborough the 23-year-old cellist is one of the most sought-after classical musicians in the city.

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Off The Cuff

What’s on in Peterborough’s pubs, clubs and bars this week

Peterborough pubs will be rocking to the sound of tributes to Thin Lizzy and The Eagles this weekend - not to mention a big St Patrick’s Day celebration.

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Meet the trio that are out to show Peterborough that Punk’s not dead just yet

A local group of ‘old punks’ are helping create a thriving original music scene across Peterborough and Stamford, proving that while Punk isn’t dead, it’s probably aging un-gracefully!

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Fickle Friends

The Met welcomes Fickle Friends to Peterborough ahead of album release

Fickle Friends hit The Met Lounge in Peterborough tonight (March 8) - ahead of the release of their hugely anticipated debut album ‘You Are Someone Else’ on March 16.

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Omega Auctions supplied this photo of a hotel directory signed by all four of The Beatles which is estimated to sell for �10,000 at auction. The 1962 document from The Bull Hotel in Peterborough was filled in by the Fab Four ahead of a gig in the town. Picture: Omega Auctions

Peterborough hotel directory signed by Beatles up for auction

A Peterborough hotel directory signed by all four of The Beatles is estimated to sell for £10,000 at auction.

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Joe Conway

Culture Vulture: CPSO concert features English greats

Last month in Culture Vulture I mentioned three of the outstanding amateur music and theatre companies at work in and around Peterborough, writes Joe Conway.

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2017 winner Chloe

Who will follow Chloe as the pick of Peterborough’s young singer-songwriters?

Peterborough Music Hub is once again supporting Peterborough Music Festival’s New Youth Music Showcase - celebrating and showcasing work from the city’s young songwriters and composers.

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Win tickets to see Sinatra, Sequins & Swing in Peterborough

Relive Frank Sinatra’s golden era when Sinatra, Sequins & Swing: The Capitol Years Live! swings into Peterborough next month - and we have two pairs of tickets to give away to help make it happen.

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Chris Ingham Quartet

Review: Peterborough Jazz Club - Moore to this than meets the eye

There were many facets to this gig (Chris Ingham Quartet, February 11), and many reasons why it’s likely to remain in the memory of the large number of people who were present.

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The Sixteen

Review: Perfection is to be expected (The Sixteen, Peterborough Cathedral)

W hen The Sixteen and their conductor Harry Christophers put on a performance you expect perfection. And sure enough nothing was left to chance in this sumptuous choral and orchestral concert of Baroque music at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Start of a new era for Peterborough Jazz Club as it moves to The Broadway

A fter being a fixture at Peterborough’s Great Northern Hotel for 25 years, The Peterborough Jazz Club is on the move.

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The Wildcats performers

Peterborough youngsters will sing with pop opera kings G4

Young performers from the Wildcats Theatre School will perform alongside G4 when the “kings of popera” visit The Cresset next month.

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Britten Sinfonia

Michael Cross: A hint of spring with upcoming Peterborough music events

Winter is still all around us but there’s definitely a hint of spring in the music on offer throughout Peterborough over the next few weeks.

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