Heritage & Culture

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Edith Cavell 


Who is this lady with a hospital and a mountain (in Canada) named after her?

Talking History  

Cathedral Square, Peterborough, during the 1700s

This autumn sees a new series of talks at Peterborough Central Library covering various aspects of the city’s history,...

Historical family fun   

Cavell, Carbolic and Chloroform, Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October, Peterborough Museum

Adventures in Wonderland 26-27 September 2015  10am-5pm (last entry 4pm), Peterborough Museum For one weekend only, see the  museum...

Priestgate Vaults 


In October, Peterborough Museum opens an entirely new – and very old – space to the public: the haunted...

Join the Peterborough Morris


Peterborough Morris can be found on Tuesdays at the Fletton Ex-Servicemen and Working Men’s Club, Fletton High Street, PE2 9EH....

Build your own cathedral! 


Ever wanted to emulate the cathedral builders of old? Well, now you can – and this time it doesn’t...

Feeling Historical  


Are you pining for the past? Do you yearn for the days of chivalry? Have you developed an uncontrollable...

Alice in Wonderland


On a ‘golden afternoon’ in July 1862, the three young daughters of Henry Liddell, Vice Chancellor of Oxford University...

Heritage Festival 2015 


The Peterborough Heritage Festival returns with a host of thrilling events celebrating the region’s history, from the Bronze Age...

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