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Edith Cavell 

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

Talking History  

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

Build your own cathedral! 

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

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...

Escape to the river 

The sedate pace of a narrowboat forces even the most frenetic amongst us to unwind and take it easy....

Call the Mediaeval Midwife!

A grumpy Joseph, a heavily pregnant Mary, and a gaggle of sceptical midwives... On 4 July, Eastern Angles community...

The Joust of St Peter 

This year, the Heritage Festival brings us its most ambitious event yet: a jousting tournament from the time of...

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