Heritage & Culture

Explore Peterborough’s rich and exciting heritage from the comfort of your browser, with The Moment’s Historic Peterborough section.

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...

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...

An audience with Richard III

He’s been portrayed as a murderer, usurper and monster by Shakespeare, but was the real Richard III really as...

Civil War!

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

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