Heritage & Culture

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When knights were bold…

joust

This is not something you associate with Peterborough city centre on a Saturday afternoon, but it’s precisely what will be coming to the city centre as part of the amazing plans for this year’s Peterborough Heritage Festival. The event is organised by Vivacity, in association with Peterborough Cathedral. Now...

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Civil War!

civilwar

Travel back in time 350 years to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the English Civil War...

When knights were bold…

joust

The noise of horse’s hooves, the clash of lances and the spectacle of knights in full plate armour…

Peter Brotherhood: a history

brotherhoods

HOW DID THE BROTHERHOOD ARCHIVE FIRST COME TO YOU? The Brotherhood archives had lived in the factory for a...

Fenland Lives and Land exhibition

fenlandcraft

Uncover the secrets of the mysterious Fenland landscape and its people... The Fenland Lives and Land Exhibition opened at...

Historic Peterborough walks

Pic: John Moore

Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey...

Heritage spring workshops

heritageworkshops

Learn something new with workshops at Peterborough Museum, Flag Fen Archaeology Park and Longthorpe Tower this spring! With its...

Wild at heart…

wildlifehaven

When Perkins employee Brian Pearce set out to transform a scrap of wasteland into a space for wildlife he...

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