Firework Fiesta 2015 and Remembrance Sunday keep Mayor busy

The opening of Firework Fiesta 2015 and Remembrance Sunday are among the dates in the mayoral diary next week.

Monday 2 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend the opening ceremony of a late night pharmacy where the Mayor will cut a ribbon and say a few words. The opening will take place at Pharmacy First, 51 Lincoln Road, Peterborough between 10.30am and 11.15am.

Monday 2 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will officially reopen the newly refurbished McDonald's Restaurant in Eye. The refurbishment has cost £1.4 million including an extension and the creation of 30 new jobs. The opening will take place at McDonald's Restaurant, Crowland Road, Eye Green, Peterborough between 11.30am and 12.30pm

Wednesday 4 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend the 21st birthday celebration of the support group Second Generation. The event is for people who help to raise other people’s children. The celebrations will take place at Colonel Dane Memorial Hall, Church Street, Alwalton, Peterborough between 1.30pm and 4pm

Thursday 5 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend the launch of Piccolo which introduces under school age children to classical music in the company of their parents, grandparents and carers and will include musicians Deidre Culloty, Charlotte McAuliffe and Joe Conway. The launch will take place at St Johns Church, Cathedral Square, Peterborough between 10.30am and 11.30am.

Friday 6 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend Fulbridge Academy's 80th Anniversary. There will be a procession around the streets of the school which will include all children, staff and guests that have been involved through the last 80 years. This will be followed by a 1930's assembly in the main school hall. The event will take place at Fulbridge Academy, Keeton Road, Peterborough between 10.45am and 12 noon.

Friday 6 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will attend Froglife's River Nene Dragon Finder Boardwalks Networking Lunch followed by a tour of the nature reserve. The lunch is to celebrate and promote the recent work undertaken at the Boardwalks Nature Reserve by Froglife and will take place at Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Road, Peterborough between 12.30pm and 1.40pm.

Friday 6 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will unveil a plaque and make a speech at a re-dedication service at Co-operative Funeralcare. The re-dedication will include representatives from three churches and a Civil Funeral Officiant. The event will take place at Co-operative Funeralcare, Peterborough Road, Stanground, Peterborough between 2.15pm and 4pm.

Friday 6 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will present trophies and certificates to Iqra Academy students who took their GCSEs in the summer along with end of year awards and achievements. The ceremony will take place at Iqra Academy, Enterprise Way, Bretton, Peterborough between 6.30pm and 8pm.

Saturday 7 November: The Mayor and Mayoress will light the bonfire at the start of Firework Fiesta. Money from the event will go to local charities in and around the Peterborough area. The Mayor and Mayoress will attend the event at Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

Sunday 8 November: The Mayor, Mayoress and Deputy Mayor will lead a procession for Remembrance Sunday including dignitaries, Freemen of the City, military representatives and guests from the Town Hall to the war memorial on Bridge Street for wreaths to be laid at 10.15am. The procession will then make its way to Peterborough Cathedral for the service of remembrance at 10.30am. During the service there will be a two minute silence. Following the service, which will last about an hour, the procession will be led back to the Town Hall where a poppy wreath will be unveiled above the building's Bridge Street entrance to commemorate those council members and staff who were killed during the two World Wars. 

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