Chinese New Year Extravaganza
Key Theatre, February 20
Join the celebration with a unique and exciting show featuring a team of performers showcasing amazing Chinese performing arts. From the cheerful spirit of the auspicious Lion Dance, to the awe-inspiring contortionists, the show is a colourful display of Chinese cultural tradition. Witness the daring stunts of Chinese acrobatics alongside energetic kung fu performance, the magnificent 15-metre long Dragon Dance and more.
Perfect for all ages.
Tickets at vivacity.org
An Evening With Ann Widdecombe
Stamford Corn Exchange, February 19
Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time promises to be entertaining, enlightening and as controversial as you would expect. Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the lid on life in Westminster and shares behind-the-scenes gossip from some of the nation’s best-loved programmes, including Strictly Come Dancing, Have I Got News For You and Celebrity Big Brother.
Box Office – 01780 766455
Sawtry History Society
WI Hall, Sawtry, Feb 21
Presentation by Chris Dodson, a local thatcher, will give a presentation on the history of thatching at 7.30pm. Members free, Non-members £2 by donation.
Contact 01487 831441
The Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon, Feb 18 and 19
Hone your artistic skills with top local artist Tony Nero. A day-long school aimed at GCSE and A-level students is being held on Monday, with two half day sessions for primary or KS 3 students on Tuesday.
More at cromwell-museum.org
Peterborough Cathedral, February 16
The Central Band of the Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Wyton Area Voluntary Band join forces to bring you classics from the military band repertoire.
Norman Cross Gallery, February 15 to March 2
This solo exhibition by Margie Nottingham, a graduate of the internationally recognised Glasgow School of Art, features a collection of abstract works.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm
Queensgate, Feb 18-22
Children and their families can build to their hearts’ content, thanks to the arrival of the giant plastic building bricks at Queensgate. The fun will be located in Central Square – there’s no need to book and it’s all totally free fun.
Showcase Cinema, Feb 19
Royal Opera House live screening of Carlos Acosta’s 2013 adaptation of Marius Petipa’s 19th-century ballet exploring love, friendship and adventure, as the idealistic knight Don Quixote, and his cheery servant Sancho Panza, try to help the lovelorn couple Kitri and Basilio.