A massive THANK- YOU from Peterborough Festival Inc. to all the volunteers and visitors who participated in this year's Art and Cultural Festival.The quilt display and collectables were very favourable with the visitors. Next year more participants would be encouraged to take part to make them even more successful.The cook book is still being developed and the creators would like to receive more recipes prior to its completion.The markets were again a huge success drawing good crowds on both Saturdays during the Festival. The entertainment on these days were non- stop and a big thank you is in order for all the entertainers who took part. A special acknowledgement to John Murphy who spent many hours of entertaining during this period.The Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony performed by Aboriginal Elder Quentin was a huge success. His two grandsons performed the Aboriginal dance routine during the Smoking ceremony. The Mayor Ruth Whittle introduced and welcomed Quentin and his grand sons to Peterborough prior to the welcoming ceremony.The wire works display proved to be a big success with many people commenting on how unique the display was.A special thank you to Margaret Wade who made the two raffle items which had proven to be an outstanding success. The two winners were Leonie Sims and Jenny Mesecki, both from Peterborough. To the businesses in both Peterborough and Jamestown for supporting the raffle and promoting the Festival has been greatly appreciated.