Black History Month event and farewell service keep mayor busy

Black History Month celebrations in Cathedral Square and a farewell and thanksgiving service for the Dean of Peterborough are among the dates in the mayoral diary this week.

Thursday 29 September
: The Mayor will attend the Thomas Deacon Academy Awards, The Atoms, to present medals and certificates and congratulate the winners. This is the academy's first awards ceremony and will become an annual event. It will see students and teachers nominated for outstanding achievement in a choice of four categories with one overall student and staff member awarded the 'TDA World Changers'. The ceremony will take place at the academy on Queen's Gardens, Peterborough between 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

Thursday 29 September: The Mayor will attend the inaugural MCP Awards evening which will celebrate the top achieving students in GCSE and A level examinations in 2016. The awards will take place at Jack Hunt School, Ledbury Road, Netherton, Peterborough between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

Thursday 29 September: The Deputy Mayor will open a photographic exhibition taking place in celebration of Older Persons Day and present an award to the winner.  The event will take place at Clayburn Court, Clayburn Road, Hampton Centre, Peterborough between 5.30pm and 7pm.

Friday 30 September: The Mayor will welcome people and thank them for their support at a coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The charity event will take place at The Leeds Hall, High Street, Eye, Peterborough and the Mayor will attend between 9.30am and 11am.

Saturday 1 October: The Mayor will attend Black History Month celebrations taking place in Cathedral Square between 11.30am and 12.30pm. There will be live music, poetry readings, African clothing, food stalls and arts and crafts.

Saturday 1 October:
The Mayor will attend the re-opening of the post office and Nisa Local convenience store at 126-132 High Street, Fletton, Peterborough, at 12.45pm.

Saturday 1 October: The Mayor will attend an evensong of farewell and thanksgiving for the ministry of The Very Revd Charles Taylor, Dean of Peterborough, at Peterborough Cathedral between 5.30pm and 9pm.

Sunday 2 October:
The Mayor will attend the High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire's justice service at Peterborough Cathedral between 3.30pm and 4.30pm. The annual service brings together in an act of worship many people from around the county who are directly involved in the justice system. Members of the public are also able to attend.

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