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Busy week of music and performance in Peterborough

It's a busy week in Peterborough, with live music and events across the city. Here's a selection of things to look out for.

British Lion play their first gig since 2019 at The Met tomorrow evening, November 17. 

The dates will be the first opportunity for fans to see them playing tracks from their second album, The Burning, released by Warner Music in January 2020, including Bible Black for which a new video was recently released. 

Support comes from fellow U- based classic rock band Airforce - featuring original Iron Maiden drummer Doug Sampson.

Advance tickets are £19.25 for the show in Bridge Street, from 7.30pm.

Bluesman Ian Seigal - described as a "national treasure" by Classic Rock - is playing Castor Village Hall on Saturday, November 20.

Multi-award winner Ian will be playing as part of his UK tour following plaudits from Mojo, the British Blues Awards and many others.

Doors open at 7pm with music starting at 7.45pm.

Tickets are £20, available here

Pimpsoul, Eclectic Ballroom, Bar Bloc and Charters Bar presents the Bar Bloc Reunion on Friday, November 19, from 10pm-3am

16 years ago Bar Bloc opened its doors and in that time, its energy has captivated a generation. 

Now Charters Bar and Eclectic Ballroom have teamed up with the formidable Pimpsoul (Steve Jeffrey) as well as Ian Clarke and Allan Patterson, Bar Bloc's owners.

General admission is £17.50 whilst tickets last, while last admission is at 12.30am - any tickets remaining will be £20 on the door.

Tickets are available here

Acid jazz royalty The Brand New Heavies are coming to Peterborough on Thursday, November 18, starring original members Simon Bartholomew and Andrew Levy.

While next week, from November 23-27, Peterborough’s multi-award-winning PODS bring the smash-hit musical Elf to the stage. 

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.

For more information click here.