A charity sale for the Chernobyl Children's Appeal and a service and concert to remember Edith Cavell are among the dates in the mayoral diary next week.
Monday 12 October: The Mayor, Mayoress and Deputy Mayor will host a civic ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of First World War nurse Edith Cavell. A procession will leave the Town Hall at 6.45am followed by a two minute silence at 7am at Peterborough Cathedral. The civic procession will then gather at Peterborough War Memorial for a service led by the Mayor and The Reverend Canon Bruce Ruddock, Canon Precentor at the Cathedral. This will conclude by a gun salute to mark the centenary of Edith Cavell's execution.
Tuesday 13 October: The Deputy Mayor will attend this year's Bharat Hindu Samaj Navratri Festival. The festival will take place at The Cresset Centre, Bretton, Peterborough and the Deputy Mayor will visit the festival between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.
Thursday 15 October: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend the opening of the Ealand Warwick Collection exhibition; a collection of 20th Century artists given to the museum. The exhibition will take place at the City Gallery, Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
Friday 16 October: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend The Peterborough School Annual Speech Day at Peterborough Cathedral between 1.30pm and 4pm.
Saturday 17 October: The Mayor and Mayoress will visit a charity sale raising money for the Chernobyl Children's Appeal. The sale will take place at All Saints Church Hall, Park Road, Peterborough. The Mayor will attend the sale between 10.15am and 11.30am.
Saturday 17 October: The Mayor will make a speech and present prizes at Autumn Durgostav. This is an annual Indian festival featuring cultural and religious aspects of Bengalis in Peterborough. The festival will take place at Longthorpe Village Hall, 295 Thorpe Road, Peterborough. The Mayor will attend the festival between 1pm and 1.30pm.
Saturday 17 October: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend an Edith Cavell memorial concert. The memorial will start with a VIP reception at the Deanery followed by the concert in the Cathedral, led by the Youth Choir and Festival Chorus. The concert will feature a performance of choral music from 1914 to 1918. Edith Cavell attended the school in the Cathedral Precincts. The concert will take place at The Deanery, Minster Precincts, Peterborough between 6.30pm and 9pm.