The event, devised by thanks to City Culture Peterborough combines exciting experiences for children and parents with learning and discovering more about Peterborough and its history.
Activities, workshops and events begin at the end of July and continue throughout the school holidays.
Themes and subjects will include nature, dinosaurs, the Romans, Bronze Age crafting, reading and film, while the highlight of the festival is a children’s carnival in August - a vibrant and colourful celebration of the city’s different communities with music, culture and food at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery.
More activities are being added to the festival’s timetable and so far, families will be able to enjoy the following at City Culture Peterborough’s attractions:
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery
July 27 and August 3 - Dinosaur Day
August 10 and 17 - Rotten Romans
August 24 and 31 - The Natural World
August 27 to 28 - Children’s Carnival
Flag Fen Archaeology Park
28 July, 4, 11 and 18 August - Sticks and Stories
August 6,13 and 20 - Friday Fledglings
September 4 and 5 - Viking re-enactment
August 1 - Summer Reading Challenge; free film: Jungle Book
August 8 - Summer Reading Challenge; free film: Peter Rabbit 2
August 9 and 10 - Space Jam 2
August 14 and 19 - The Croods 2
August 15 - Summer Reading Challenge; free film: The Witches
August 25 and 26 - Hexwood School of Sorcery
August 28 and 31 - Jungle Cruise
August 30 - Fireman Sam
Summer Reading Challenge at Central Library - July 24 and 31
Summer Reading Challenge at Central Library - August 7, 14, 21 and 28
Summer Reading Challenge at Orton Library - August 16
Summer Reading Challenge at Bretton Library - August 18
Summer Reading Challenge at Werrington Library - August 19
There will also be afternoons of circus fun with the Lost In Translation Circus in parks at Millfield, Bretton, Paston and Orton in August.
Children can try their hand at juggling, acrobatics, hula hoops and trapeze, followed by performances and skills demonstrations from the very best in circus performers.
In addition, Flag Fen Archaeology Park will be offering all keyworkers a free family ticket for entry to the attraction from August 14 to 20.
For more information and a timetable of the festival email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01733 864663.