The Cresset

The Cresset
Rightwell, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 8DX
  • Telephone 01733 265705
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm; Sat 10am–3pm
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A multi purpose venues offering a live programme of drama, stand-up comedy, children's shows and music; a community programme of classes and workshops for children and adults; and a venue to hire for meetings, exhibitions, conferences and celebrations. The Cresset is also home to the Fayre Spot Bar & Restaurant, open seven days a week for food and showing live sports on big screens at the weekend.

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There are 18 events at this location

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Al Murray: Let's Go Backwards Together

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Wed 16 Nov

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Sun 27 Nov

£20 (£18.50) / 01733 265705

Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Sun 20 Nov

£29.50 / 01733 265705

An Evening of Burlesque

Cabaret spectacular featuring fan dancing fantasies, foxy 40s WAF sirens, bubblegum blowing baseball babes and cheesecake pin-ups.

Fri 2 Jun 2017

£21.50 / 01733 265705


Former X Factor runners up perform pop-opera covers of well-known songs.

Tue 7 Mar 2017

£27.50 / 01733 265705

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Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Fri 10 Mar 2017

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Julian Clary: The Joy of Mincing

Innuendo galore and a dash of the fabulous that made him famous, from Julian Clary.

Wed 2 Nov

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.

Wed 9 Nov

£29.50 / 01733 265705

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Fri 12 May 2017

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The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Thu 3 Nov

£22.50 / 01733 265705

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Tue 9 May 2017

£19.50–£35 / 01733 265705

Ross Noble: Brain Dump

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Sun 30 Oct

Sensational 60's Experience

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Fri 28 Oct

£26 / 01733 265705

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Fri 18 Nov

Stars of Irish Country Show

Five of Ireland's most popular country stars in one show: Louise Morrisey, John Hogan, Gloria, Frank McCaffrey and new young rising star Lee Matthews.

Mon 21 Nov

£21.50 / 01733 265705

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Thu 1 Dec

£24 / 01733 265705

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