Begin Christmas with a bang at PE1’s Fire & Ice Spectacular on Saturday 23rd November.
The festive family fun includes:
FlameOz – From 4pm
Featuring unique circus artistry, FlameOz is a multi-award-winning fire dancing act that performs alongside eye-popping pyrotechnics. The act has thrilled thousands of people in over 40 countries.
Calvos – From 4pm
Described as ‘incredible’ by Brian May and ‘amazing’ by Hugh Grant, Calvos is a stilt-walking and crystal ball juggling act that has performed in the UK, Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East.
Stage Show: Hosted by Josh Lovatt – From 4pm
Radio personality Josh Lovatt is hosting PE1’s stage show, incorporating plenty of live music and entertainment. This includes a pantomime performance of The Wizard of Oz by Peterborough’s New Theatre, Christmas carols from Paston Ridings Primary School and Lucy’s Choir. Plus, regular gameshows with the chance to win high value prizes!
Lantern Craft Workshop: 1pm – 5pm
Children over the age of 3 can design and decorate a festive lantern, using a variety of materials and techniques. Trained supervisors will be on hand to offer guidance. This is a free activity, but charity donations to the Peterborough Soup Kitchen are welcomed.
Fire & Ice Lantern Parade: From 6.20pm
Led by the FlameOz and Calvos, a Fire & Ice Lantern Parade will commence at 6.20pm – where children can participate with their lanterns. The parade will lead to the 35 ft Christmas Tree in the centre of PE1. Following this, the Christmas lights will be switched on.
Sparks in the Park: Firework Show
A 15-minute dazzling display of fantastic fireworks choreographed to Christmas music, will mark the end of PE1’s Fire & Ice Spectacular.
Lights Switch On by Peterborough’s Unsung Hero
PE1 is reaching out to its visitors and shoppers to ask if you know a member of the public who has done something that deserves special recognition this year. Submissions are requested prior to Monday 18th November. On this day, details of these unsung heroes will be collated, and two finalists will be selected. PE1’s Facebook followers will then be asked to vote for their winner. The winner will then switch on PE1’s Christmas lights!
The voting will take place from Monday 18th November to Thursday 21st November on PE1’s Facebook page!
Peterborough Soup Kitchen
PE1 has nominated the Peterborough Soup Kitchen as the charity for a Christmas collection. Visitors can donate to this worthy cause upon entrance to the Spectacular and during the show. LED wands will also be for sale during the event, with proceeds going to the charity. Donations are also welcomed during the Lantern Craft Workshop.
All monies raised will go to help Peterborough’s homeless have hot meals over Christmas time.