10 of the best

Your guide to events you must not miss this week

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - 10 OF THE BEST -

1 Diwali Cathe­dral Square, Oc­to­ber 14 Join the cel­e­bra­tion from 11am to 4.30pm when there will be a va­ri­ety of stalls, food, live mu­sic and dance dis­plays from the Gu­jarati, Ta­mal, Tel­ugu, Kan­nada, Nepali and Ben­gali com­mu­ni­ties.

2 Con­cert Queen Katharine Academy, Wal­ton, Oc­to­ber 15, 3pm

The City of Peter­bor­ough Sym­phony Or­ches­tra per­for­mance will fea­ture award-win­ning Bri­tish sax­o­phon­ist Gil­lian Blair. She will play Alexan­der Gla­zounov’s deeply lyri­cal sax­o­phone con­certo. The con­cert starts with Humperdinck’s Over­ture to Hansel and Gre­tel and con­cludes with Czech com­poser Dvo­rak’s bril­liant New World Sym­phony.

3 The National Festival of Rail­way Modelling East of Eng­land Arena, Oc­to­ber 14 and 15

Hun­dreds of trade stalls, out­door train rides, more than 30 work­ing model train lay­outs, and ex­cit­ing work­shops and demon­stra­tions. Peter­bor­ough So­ci­ety of Model Engi­neer­swill be on Stand 32, with ex­hibits made by mem­bers, ev­ery­thing from tools to 00 Gauge/ Gauge 1 lo­cos and rolling stock to 5” lo­co­mo­tives.The por­ta­ble track will also be there on its last out­ing of the sea­son, giv­ing rides to big and small chil­dren alike!


4 Fletch’s Brew The Broad­way Suite, Oct 18

Res­i­dent at Lon­don’s fa­mous Ron­nie Scott’s, vir­tu­oso drum­mer Mark Fletcher’s four-piece all star band will fea­ture Lau­rence Cot­tle (bass), Ross Stan­ley (keys) and sur­prise guest on brass.


5 Ok­to­ber­fest The Em­bank­ment, Oc­to­ber 13/14 A huge week­end of tra­di­tional Bavar­ian, food and drink in­clud­ing a show­case for some of the best and au­then­tic oom­pah bands from around the world. www.face­book.com/ Ok­to­ber­festPeter­bor­ough

6 French Market Cathe­dral Square, to­day and to­mor­row

Ex­pect ev­ery­thing from regional cheeses, bread freshly baked ev­ery day, patis­serie prod­ucts, olives and dried fruits, hand­bags, jew­ellery, proven­cal soaps,

and more.

http://www. franceath­ome. com

7 Frankie’s Guys Key Theatre, Oc­to­ber 14

Cel­e­brat­ing the mu­sic of Franki Valli and The Four Sea­sons.


8 Peter­bor­ough Arts Cin­ema John Clare Theatre, tonight ‘Neruda’, an in­tox­i­cat­ing puz­zle of a movie di­rected by Pablo Lar­raín, chron­i­cles a strange, har­row­ing episode from the late 1940s, when the Chilean gov­ern­ment’s crack­down on com­mu­nism drove the great poet and politi­cian Pablo Neruda un­der­ground. Specif­i­cally, the film un­rav­els the tricky game of cat-and-mouse be­tween Neruda and an am­bi­tious po­lice in­spec­tor who sought to track down the dis­si­dent artist.

9 Rel­a­tively Speak­ing Key Theatre, un­til Oct 14 Newly formed Su­perDrama Pro­duc­tions present an Alan Ay­ck­bourn com­edy.

The back­drop is mis­un­der­stand­ings and com­plex re­la­tion­ships. Prof­its from these per­for­mances will be sup­port­ing lo­cal char­i­ties.

10 Peter­borugh Lo­cal His­tory So­ci­ety St Mark’s Church Hall, tonight Head­teacher Mark Ratch­ford with a talk ti­tled His­tor­i­cal En­quiry, an ap­proach to learn­ing.


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