Historic Peterborough

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Romans are remarkable!

Romans rarrrwww!

Roman Invasion! Enjoy an action-packed day out as you are transported back 2,000 years to meet the Romans. See exciting fights between gladiators, drill with the Roman army and learn about life in Roman Britain. Family craft activities, hourly presentations, dig for artefacts and more! £7 adults, £5 children/concessions,...

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Stephen Perry – heritage and culture hero!

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Every Peterborough-dwelling history fan knows who Stephen Perry is: the diligent and hugely knowledgeable history expert who gives regular...

Romans are remarkable!

Romans rarrrwww!

Peterborough can’t get enough of Romans at the moment – which is just as well, because there’s a double...

Unlock Peterborough’s past…

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2014 promises an absolute riot of local history and heritage! Just look at what’s coming up this spring and...

What’s the story? | Elton Hall

Elton Hall, taken in the 1950s

Local historians and authors June and Vernon Bull uncover the history of some of Peterborough and the region’s iconic...

What did the Romans ever do for us…?

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Don’t miss the Romans Revisited lecture series, running Monday, 24 February to Wednesday, 30 April, at the John Clare...

Try something historic for 2014!

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An exciting new series of lectures and workshops over the coming months will provide the opportunity to explore Peterborough’s...

Lost landscapes…

Must Farm boat detail, courtesy Cambridge Archaelogical Unit

The discovery of the Must Farm boats in Peterborough was one of the most exciting and significant recent archaeological...

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