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More details - Peckover House and Garden - Lord Peckover's Lost Library
Following the death of Alexandrina’s father, Lord Alexander Peckover, in 1919, his valuable book collection was sold off. In the centenary of Lord Peckover’s death, we wish to tell the story of his ’Lost Library’ and wider collecting interests.
Peckover House and Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR
Today, Sat 27 Apr to Tue 30 Apr

More details - "Clean Air, Clean Water" exhibition
A temporary exhibition for 2019 exploring how Octavia Hill, her family and friends were instrumental in recognising the importance of clean air and clean water.
Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House, 7 South Brink, Wisbech
Today to Sat 18 May

More details - Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill - Seasonal Garden Tour
Join our friendly and engaging garden guides for a free tour around the garden, highlighting the seasonal hot spots. There are approximately 114 acres here at Anglesey Abbey, with plenty of pathways to explore.
Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge
Today, Fri 26 Apr, Mon 29 Apr, Tue 30 Apr

More details - Retro Computer Festival - Japan!
We’ll be showing a wide range of Japanese computers, console and handhelds from our archive - many of which were never sold in this country - from manufacturers such as Fujitsu, Bandai, Sharp, Sony, Sega and NEC.
The Centre for Computing History Rene Court Coldhams Road
Today and Fri 26 Apr

More details - Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill - Spring Highlights Walk
A self-guided walk around the gardens to spot the first signs of spring. Join us to discover spring at Anglesey Abbey. Pick up a Spring Highlights Guide from Visitor Reception and uncover the hot spots of new life around the property.
Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge
Today to Thu 30 May

More details - Peckover House and Garden - Cushions - Samphire Quilters
Samphire Quilters, a quilting group from Kings Lynn, were given a challenge to make a cushion showing ’The Secret Patterns of Peckover House’. They were given a photograph and asked to interpret the pattern.
Peckover House and Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR
Today, Sat 27 Apr, Mon 29 Apr, Tue 30 Apr

More details - Peckover House and Garden - Garden Tours
Join our knowledgeable garden stewards on a walk around the garden and get help with plant names, find out how the Peckover family used and developed the garden or discover how the garden team keeps the garden looking good.
Peckover House and Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR
Today, Sat 27 Apr, Mon 29 Apr, Tue 30 Apr

More details - "Permission to Speak: Paid in Full" contemporary art exhibition
Works by the Precious Earth Art Collective on the theme of speech and emancipation.
Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House, 7 South Brink, Wisbech
Today to Mon 6 May

More details - Dear Zoo
The timeless children’s classic book makes its stage premiere. Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.
Key Theatre Embankment Road Peterborough
Today and Fri 26 Apr

More details - The National Motorhome & Campervan Show
Whether you’re already a ‘van owner or you’re looking to become one, this is the largest outdoor show of its kind in the UK.
East of England Showground, Peterborough
Fri 26 Apr 19 to Sun 28 Apr

More details - Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve - Willow Basket Making Workshop
Learn a traditional skill, and produce your own round willow basket. Make a traditional round basket, with zigzag side weave, ideal for fruit, bread or just to store your bits and bobs. This workshop is taught by Nadine Anderson, local basketmaker. Booking Essential. Phone: 01353 720274.
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Lode Lane, Wicken, Ely,
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Christian Reilly headlines Custard's April Comedy Night at Impington
Impington Village College welcomes the superb Christian Reilly as the headliner for its first gig of 2019 on Friday April 26th. Doors open at 7.45pm and the comedy starts around 8.15pm.
Impington Village College
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
Friends Meeting House The Aldren Wright Room (1st Floor) 12 Jesus Lane Cambridge
Fri 26 Apr, Fri 10 May, Fri 31 May, Fri 21 Jun

More details - Peckover House and Garden - Behind the Scenes Tour
Explore parts of the property not normally open to visitors. Note: tours will involve several flights of stairs. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01945 583463. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Peckover House and Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR
Sat 27 Apr, Sun 28 Apr

More details - ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy comes to Peterborough
Cricket fever is now in full swing across England and Wales, as the 100-day schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, was launched on 19 February!
Peterborough Town Cricket Club, Dalrod Sports Ground (Next to the City Hospital)
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - East Anglia Chamber Orchestra CONCERT
ORCHESTRAL CONCERT: East Anglia Chamber Orchestra’s next concert features outstanding soloist: Kristine Balanas in Berg’s wonderful Violin Concerto. Bach’s dramatic Toccata & Fugue in d minor was brilliantly orchestrated by Stokowski: and we are to perform this magnificent piece.
West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Permission to Speak
Precious Earth Art Collective will be ’on tour’ at the Octavia Hill Museum for 4 months from March until June. Initially presenting a body of work from their Permission To Speak exhibition, the museum will be opening on National Womens Day by the trusts chairman Peter Clayton.
Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House 7 South Brink Wisbech Cambridgeshire
Sat 27 Apr to Tue 30 Apr, Sat 4 May to Mon 6 May

More details - Locked in at The Cromwell Arms
An escape room set in the 17th Century oak panelled Tithe Room at the historic Oliver Cromwell House. This fun packed immersive adventure is themed around the 1880s when the building was a pub, The Cromwell Arms.
Oliver Cromwell House, 29 St Marys Street, Ely
Sat 27 Apr, Sun 28 Apr, Sat 4 May, Sun 5 May, Sat 11 May, Sun 12 May, Sat 18 May, Sun 19 May, Sat 25 May, Sun 26 May, Thu 30 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sun 2 Jun

More details - Ballroom & Sequence with CHRIS BOOTH
Ballroom and Sequence dance with music by CHRIS BOOTH. Note: at HIAM we ask all our musicians to play a true 50/50, that is, an equal number of, generally alternating, Ballroom & Sequence dances, to give equal time to both.
HIAM Sports and Social Club, Putney Hill Rd. Prickwillow, ELY, Cambs, Cambridgeshire
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Bioblitz with the Museum of Zoology
Join us as we explore the Botanic Garden for wildlife, counting as many species as we can in 24- hours. Book onto a wildlife workshop or drop-in to discover, identify and record the wonderful animals and plants of the Garden.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside
Sat 27 Apr 19 and Sun 28 Apr

More details - Songs for the End of May
An evening of Strummers’ favourite singer songwriters performing their own original compositions, including John Meed, Liz Cotton, Max Bianco, Tom Colborn and Strummers’ own Nicky Vere-Compton.
CB2 Bistro, 5 Norfolk Street, Cambridge
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Wimpole Estate - Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk
Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk. Starting from the Stable Block, this one hour walk takes you out into the arable landscape at Wimpole. Discover past histories, archaeology, wildlife and nature as well as our current farming practices and crops we’re growing today.
Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston
Sat 27 Apr, Tue 30 Apr

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Cambridge
Doors open 30 mins prior to the concert, giving you time to ditch the buggy, grab a coffee and catch up with friends before the performance.   Tickets: Adults £12, children FREE This event must be pre-booked at https://www.bachtobaby.
Little St Mary’s Church Trumpington Street Cambridge
Sat 27 Apr, Sat 25 May

More details - Wimpole Estate - Lambing Time
Celebrate the arrival of spring by watching the frolics of new born lambs at Home Farm. Learn about of the life of sheep and you may witness the live birth of one of Wimpole’s rare breed lambs. Discover more about lambing from our Farm team. Booking Not Needed.
Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston
Sat 27 Apr 19 to Sun 12 May

More details - Grandad's Island by Benji Davies
Syd’s favourite person in the whole wide world is Grandad. And Grandad’s favourite person is Syd.   Join this intrepid duo as they head off on a heartwarming adventure filled with songs, laughter and jungles, which will change their lives forever.
Key Theatre Embankment Road Peterborough
Sun 28 Apr 19 and Mon 29 Apr

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