Heritage & Culture

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

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,...

Historical family fun   

‘Cavell, Carbolic and Chloroform…’ Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October, timed tours half hourly through each day Peterborough Museum...

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...

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