Check out our What’s On Guide - pantos, grottos, Christmas fairs and more

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman - Credit: Archant

Looking to book a family panto, or a ballet performance or maybe take the kids to visit Santa in his grotto - then check out our guide for details.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake - Credit: Archant

Looking to book a family panto, or a ballet performance or maybe take the kids to visit Santa in his grotto - then check out our guide.


Galaxy Big Band at St Peter’s School, Huntingdon, on December 8. Marie Curie fund-raising charity dance. Tickets £15 from Julia or Rachael on: 07598931429.

St Neots Concert Band at St Mary’s Church, St Neots, at 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from: or £10 on the door.

Carols by Candlelight at St James’s Church, Little Paxton, on December 16 at 4pm.

Somersham Town Band at Thomas a Becket Church, Ramsey, on December 15 at 7.30pm. Tickets £10, call: 01487 812220 or 01487 812115.

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St Ives Choral Society at the Free Church, St Ives, on December 15, from 6.30pm. Tickets £5 from the Fair Trade shop in the Free Church or online from Ticket Source.

The Aragon Singers of Buckden at St Ives Methodist Church, on December 15 at 7.30pm. Entry £10. Call: 01480 494133

Paul Weller at Thetford Forest, Suffolk, on June 21, 2019. Tickets from:

Cambridge Folk Festival at Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, from August 1-4, 2019. Tickets at: or the Cambridge Live box office on: 01223 357851.


The Nutcracker at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on December 29/30/31. Tickets from the box office on: 01223 387851.

Swan Lake at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on January 1. Two performances at 2pm and 6.30pm.


Aladdin at the Cambridge Arts Theatre, till January 6. Tickets £19-£45 and children £18-£25 on: 01223 503333.

Snow White at the Cambridge Junction, from December 5-31. Tickets £15.50/£10 from: 01223 511511 or online:

Peter Pan at the Key Theatre, in Peterborough, till January 6. Tickets £12-£18.50 from:

Robin Hood at The Cresset, in Peterborough, till December 30. Tickets from £13, at:

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Burgess Hall, in St Ives, from January 9-13. Tickets on: 01480 388111.

Puss in Boots at the Priory Centre, in St Neots, from January 10-12. Tickets on: 01480 388922 or online.


St Neots Museum on December 8, 15, 22. Two sessions from 11.30-1.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm. Frosts Garden Centre, Brampton, till December 24.


St Neots: December 5 - Howitts Gardens/Howitts Lane, December 6 - Hardwick Road/Luke Street, December 7 - Sandfields Road, December 8/9 - Little Paxton, December 10 - Parklands, December 11 - Orchard Road/Trafalgar Road. December 12 - Samuel Jones/Priory Park.


The North Pole Cambridge - open daily (not Christmas Day) till January 6. Based at Parker’s Piece. Book at: St Neots Astronomy Association meets at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve on the first Monday of each month. Beginners welcome. Runs from 7.30pm-9.30pm. INFO:

Christmas Tree Festival at the United Reformed Church, St Neots, from December 7-9.

Film Night at Mandeville Hall, Kimbolton, on December 7. Tickets for The Greatest Showman are £4/£3 and price for film and a meal are £12, available from: 01480 860297. Doors open at 6.15pm.

Craft and Gift Fair at Buckden Village Hall on December 8, from 10am-3pm.

Craft and Gift Fayre at Keyston Village Hall on December 9. Free entry and parking, from 11am till 4pm.

Bingo at the Three Horseshoes, in Houghton, on December 18. Starts at 7pm.

Christmas Fair at Nelson Lodge, in St Neots, on December 15, from 11am.

Carols at Loves Farm, in St Neots, on December 20. Meet at Loves Farm House - 6.30pm.

St Neots TimeBank members and friends group meeting at the Priory Centre, in St Neots, on December 21, 11am-1.30pm.

Farmers’ Market on St Neots Market Square on December 22, from 9am till 1pm.

Antiques Fair at the Burgess Hall in St Ives on December 29/30.


St Neots - Berkley Street Methodist, Dec 24 - 11pm, Dec 25 - 10am; St Mary’s, Eaton Socon, Dec 24 - 3pm, 5pm, 11.30pm and Dec 25 -10am; St Mary’s Eynesbury, Dec 24 - 11pm and Dec 25 - 10am; St Mary’s, St Neots, Dec 24 - 5pm and 11.30pm and Dec 25 - 8am and 10am; St Neots Evangelical Church, Dec 24 - 4.40pm, Dec 25 - 10.30am. River Church, Eaton Ford, Dec 23 - 6.30pm; United Reformed Church, Dec 24 - 11am, Dec 25 - 10am; St James’s Church, Little Paxton, Dec 24 - 2pm,10pm, Dec 25 - 10.30am.

To add your church service, email: or telephone: 01480 443449.