The Cresset Theatre

The Cresset Ltd, Rightwell, Bretton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 8DX

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About

The Cresset is Peterborough’s foremost multi-purpose venue, playing host to an exciting and diverse mix of live entertainment, community activities, corporate and private events.

Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1978, The Cresset has been at the heart of the community ever since. Over the years we have welcomed millions of people through our doors and we pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to each and every one.

We showcase the best live music, comedy, theatre, children’s and family shows, special events and exhibitions. Our thriving community programme offers activities for all ages, including dance and drama classes and community workshops, and our elegant and versatile function suites provide the ideal setting for wedding celebrations, parties, special occasions, business meetings and conferences. We also have plenty of parking on-site, shops and a friendly pub/restaurant – all under one roof.

We showcase the best live music, comedy, theatre, children's and family shows, special events and exhibitions. Our thriving community programme offers activities for all ages, including dance and drama classes and community workshops, and our elegant function suites provide the ideal setting for wedding celebrations, special occasions, business meetings and conferences. The Cresset has plenty of parking on-site, a great café, shops and a friendly pub/restaurant - all under one roof.

Events

Thursday, 28th October 2021 - Thursday, 28th October 2021

RapunzelRapunzel - The Adult Pantomime @ The CressetAGE RESTRICTION 18+ Start your engines as Adult Panto is returning to slay another day! Get ready to whip your hair back and forth as our naughty little tale of Rapunzel comes to The Cresset! Featuring an All Star Drag Cast including Drag Race UK Season 2 Finalist Ellie Diamond, Tamisha Iman…
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Friday, 29th October 2021 - Friday, 29th October 2021

Comedy Club, CressetComedy Club October 2021
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Sunday, 31st October 2021 - Sunday, 31st October 2021

Henning WehnHenning Wehn: It'll All Come Out in the WashWatch German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical. Henning has no agenda, he just happens to be always spot on. It’s a curse.
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Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 - Wednesday, 3rd November 2021

Hello AgainHello Again - The Story of Neil DiamondFrom The Bang Years to the present day you’ll soon be singing along to all the hits including Sweet Caroline, Cracklin’ Rosie, Forever In Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, Hello Again, Love On The Rocks, America and many more.
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Friday, 5th November 2021 - Friday, 5th November 2021

Real ThingTOSB presents The Real Thing + special guestsTHE REAL THING with original vocalists Chris Amoo and Dave Smith plus a live 5-piece band will be touring extensively in 2021 – hot off the back of the release of a critically-acclaimed film in 2019 documenting their long and eventful musical career!
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Saturday, 6th November 2021 - Saturday, 6th November 2021

Exotic WeekenderExotic Generation UKThe Pole Weekender is a celebration of ALL styles of Pole. Organised by Lorna Walker, one of the UK’s top Pole Dancers (Miss Pole Dance UK 2014), and Stacey Snedden, one of the UK’s top competition and event organisers (IPC Industry Person 2018).
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Sunday, 7th November 2021 - Sunday, 7th November 2021

Pole Weekender UKPole Art UKThe Pole Weekender is a celebration of ALL styles of Pole. Organised by Lorna Walker, one of the UK’s top Pole Dancers (Miss Pole Dance UK 2014), and Stacey Snedden, one of the UK’s top competition and event organisers (IPC Industry Person 2018).
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Wednesday, 10th November 2021 - Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Jason ManfordJason Manford - Like Meason Manford: Like Me He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. Like Me is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road, and is sure to…
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Thursday, 11th November 2021 - Friday, 12th November 2021

Rock n Roll Singing ConcertRock 'n' Roll School Singing Days Concert
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Friday, 12th November 2021 - Friday, 12th November 2021

Men United in Song and Sing for Life 2021Men United in Song and Sing for Life 2021Join the Men United in Song and Sing for Life project choirs for a fantastic live performance supporting Prostate Cancer UK and Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.
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Thursday, 18th November 2021 - Thursday, 18th November 2021

The Brand New Heavies
The Brand New HeaviesFunk royalty and pioneers of the 90’s Acid Jazz scene, The Brand New Heavies have sold over 2.5 million records, achieved sixteen UK Top 40 singles and released two double Platinum-selling albums.
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Tuesday, 23rd November 2021 - Saturday, 27th November 2021

ELF the MusicalPODS presents ELF The MusicalPeterborough’s multi-award-winning PODS bring the smash-hit musical, Elf, to the Cresset in November 2021. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.
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Friday, 26th November 2021 - Friday, 26th November 2021

Comedy Club, CressetComedy Club November 2021The Cresset Comedy Club hosts the very best in live stand up each month. Lineup to be announced!
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Sunday, 28th November 2021 - Sunday, 28th November 2021

Thursday, 2nd December 2021 - Thursday, 2nd December 2021

Open auditions for Aladdin (performed at The Cresset in March 2022)Aladdin - Rare Productions Open AuditionsOpen auditions for under 21s to be part of Aladdin - to be performed at the Cresset, 17th – 19th March 2022.
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Monday, 29th November 2021 - Monday, 29th November 2021

Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen‘Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess’ An Evening with Amanda Owen In this frank, funny and informative new show, Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen shares heart-warming tales and honest anecdotes from her remarkable farming, family life in North Yorkshire. It's a life that has almost gone in…
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Tuesday, 30th November 2021 - Tuesday, 30th November 2021

One Night in Dublin posterOne Night in DublinA celebration of the music and song of Ireland! For nearly 15 years Middi and his legendary ‘Wild Murphys’ have been playing Irish music to the masses and now they’re bringing Murphys Pub to(venue name). 
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Thursday, 2nd December 2021 - Friday, 3rd December 2021

Paul Chowdhry: Family-Friendly ComedianPaul Chowdhry: Family-Friendly ComedianFollowing his global smash hit tour Live Innit, the star of Taskmaster and the first British-Asian stand-up to sell-out London’s Wembley Arena is back.
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Saturday, 4th December 2021 - Saturday, 4th December 2021

80s Festive Fling at the Cresset Theatre80’s Party Night Festive FlingDue to phenomenal demand, The Cresset's 80's Party Night is back for an extra special Christmas themed party night!! With the biggest 80's disco in town, loads of fun games, props and surprises and a truly spectacular fancy dress competition, this is one night out you will not want to miss.
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Saturday, 11th December 2021 - Thursday, 30th December 2021

Beauty & the Beast - Panto at The Cresset 2021Beauty & the Beast - Christmas PantomimeThe Cresset and Stuart Morrison Productions are delighted to present our pantomime for 2021 - Beauty & The Beast! This fantastic family pantomime brings everything you have come to expect from a Cresset panto; glittering sets, spectacular song and dance, plenty of audience participation - plus…
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest railway station is Peterborough, which is 2 miles away.

Opening Times

* Mon – Fri: 8:00 – 21:00
Sat – Sun: 9:00 – 17:00

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