The Cresset Theatre

Type:Theatre

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

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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

Wednesday, 5th October 2022 - Wednesday, 5th October 2022

Frankie Allen LiveFrankie Allen Live“The UK’s Most Feared Comedian” FRANKIE ALLEN brings his no-holds-barred comedy roadshow to The Cresset in Peterborough for ONE NIGHT ONLY on 5th October.
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Thursday, 6th October 2022 - Thursday, 6th October 2022

The Magic of the Bee GeesYou Win Again - The Magic of The Bee Gees 2022Direct from London’s West End, now in its 9th spectacular year, welcome to the stage – You Win Again!
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Saturday, 8th October 2022 - Saturday, 8th October 2022

Roy Chubby BrownThe Roy Chubby Brown Show 2022After 50 years in show business Roy Chubby Brown has proven himself time and time again!
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Sunday, 9th October 2022 - Sunday, 9th October 2022

Live Concert in Aid of Wymondham Air AmbulanceLive Concert in Aid of Wymondham Air AmbulanceA charity event in support of the East Anglia Air Ambulance
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Thursday, 13th October 2022 - Thursday, 13th October 2022

Fleetwood MachineFleetwood MachineA lovingly-crafted musically authentic and passionately performed celebration of one of the greatest bands in history - Fleetwood Mac!
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Friday, 14th October 2022 - Friday, 14th October 2022

The image of Cliff RichardThe Image of Cliff RichardAfter Kytsun Wolfe's huge success portraying Cliff at the illustrious London Palladium, he is now going to be touring his amazing and unique talents throughout Europe.
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Sunday, 16th October 2022 - Sunday, 16th October 2022

Mum's the wordMum's The WordThe Mother of all Shows. The stuff nobody tells you about parenthood...until it’s too late. 
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Tuesday, 18th October 2022 - Tuesday, 18th October 2022

Psychology of Serial Killers with Jennifer ReesPsychology of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees ***SOLD OUT***Learn about serial killers you’ve never heard of before in this acclaimed, sell-out show. 
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Friday, 21st October 2022 - Friday, 21st October 2022

Rob Auton - The Crowd ShowRob Auton - The Crowd Show‘The Crowd Show’ is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds, people and connection.
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Friday, 21st October 2022 - Friday, 21st October 2022

Rob Auton - The Crowd ShowRob Auton - The Crowd Show‘The Crowd Show’ is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds, people and connection.
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Friday, 21st October 2022 - Friday, 21st October 2022

Strong Enough - CherStrong Enough - CherTurn back time to UK’s Ultimate Cher tribute spectacular show...
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Saturday, 22nd October 2022 - Saturday, 22nd October 2022

Chris McCauslandChris McCausland: Speaky BlinderStar of the Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for You, QI, and Live at the Apollo... One of the UK's top stand-ups, Chris McCausland is on tour with a stand-up show about life, family, and loads of other nonsense as well!
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Sunday, 23rd October 2022 - Sunday, 23rd October 2022

Howard JonesHoward Jones Acoustic Trio featuring Nick Beggs & Robin Boult : With Special Guest Roxanne De BastionThe acoustic shows will highlight a fresh take on Howard’s best-known hits and will provide a rare and intimate opportunity for the audience to hear first-hand about the inspiration behind Howard’s beloved material, plus fascinating recollections from his international touring career.
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Wednesday, 26th October 2022 - Wednesday, 26th October 2022

Sh*t Faced ShakespeareSh*t Faced Shakespeare: MacbethThe smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is touring the UK with one of Shakespeare's most loved plays: Macbeth.
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Thursday, 27th October 2022 - Thursday, 27th October 2022

How Sweet It IsThe Greatest Hits of Motown - How Sweet It IsThis stunning 100% live show combines first class music with the slickest choreography and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have!
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Friday, 28th October 2022 - Friday, 28th October 2022

Comedy Club at The CressetCresset Comedy Club October 2022The Cresset hosts the very best in stand-up each month. Line-up to be announced!
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Friday, 28th October 2022 - Friday, 28th October 2022

Sensational 60s ExperienceThe Sensational 60's Experience 2022With a brand-new production for 2022, join us for the musical phenomenon of 2022 with this festival of nostalgia! The show with the definite feelgood factor will transport you back to that magical decade that was the 1960’s.
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Saturday, 29th October 2022 - Saturday, 29th October 2022

Ex GenExGen 2022 - Fresh New Face & Fresh Face ShowExotic Generation is one of the world's largest pole shows which unites Exotic Pole Dancers from all over the world. Organised by Jade Bensilum & Stacey Snedden
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Saturday, 29th October 2022 - Saturday, 29th October 2022

Ex GenExGen 2022 - Professional ShowExotic Generation is one of the world's largest pole shows which unites Exotic Pole Dancers from all over the world. Organised by Jade Bensilum & Stacey Snedden
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Thursday, 3rd November 2022 - Thursday, 3rd November 2022

Simon and GarfunkelSimon & Garfunkel Through The YearsSimon & Garfunkel: Through the Years is the most authentic sounding concert to the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel. Made up of Dan Haynes & Pete Richards, Bookends have toured the globe extensively with their concerts being described as ‘simply breath-taking’.
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Monday, 21st November 2022 - Monday, 21st November 2022

Christmas Memories 2022Christmas Memories 2022Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back in a spectacular spirit lifting, heart-warming, afternoon of festive nostalgia with the new 2022 production of their hit show.
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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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