The Moment explores aspects of Peterborough and Stamford’s past as well as those of the many historical towns and villages which surround them. We chronicle how this part of East Anglia has developed and flourished to become the vibrant area it is today, and tell the fascinating tales of the buildings, people, disasters and triumphs that shaped its course over the centuries.
Author and journalist Alison Maloney will be talking about her book Life Below Stairs at Peterborough Central Library on Saturday 4 May, at 2pm. This intriguing book uncovers the real-life experiences and first-hand accounts of what life was really like working in a grand Edwardian house. It explores the sometimes difficult servant-master divide, the trials ..
Now in its 5th year, the Peterborough Heritage Festival will be a unique chance to experience 2,000 years of history. Held in the historic heart of the city centre and the stunning surroundings of the Cathedral precincts, the festival will take place on Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 June. There will also be various fringe ..
Stuart Orme, Heritage Interpretation Manager at Vivacity will be looking further into the tragic story, revealing what really happened on board and the little known connections to Peterborough the incident had. Spaces are limited.. Continue Reading
Park Road has always been one of the most diverse streets in Peterborough. From the Co-op and Alexander Thomson’s furniture store, to the Baptist and Catholic churches, the first public library and museum and.. Continue Reading
The Gentlemen’s Society was originally created in 1730, 250 years before the current Central Library in Peterborough was built. The society was established as a place for Peterborough men to gather and hear talks.. Continue Reading
Then join us on Saturday 4 May at the Central Library to welcome journalist and best-selling author Alison Mahoney, as she will be giving a talk on her new book Life Below Stairs: True.. Continue Reading
From Tuesday 28 May – Sunday 2 June, Flag Fen Archaeology Park’s team of historians will be living in a roundhouse, cooking over an open fire-pit and making everything by hand in a historical.. Continue Reading
Ideal for families, historical re-enactors will be putting on fascinating combat displays, giving audiences the chance to see various types of gladiators who used to fight for entertainment. Learn more about the weapons and.. Continue Reading
Most cities like to commemorate their famous sons and daughters, especially those who went on to change the world. But in the case of Sir Frederick Henry Royce, First Baronet of Seaton, OBE, you’ll.. Continue Reading