Heritage & Culture

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

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...

When knights were bold…

The noise of horse’s hooves, the clash of lances and the spectacle of knights in full plate armour…

Peter Brotherhood: a history

In 2014, the archive of Peterborough engineering firm Peter Brotherhood – a collection dating back to the mid-19th century...

Fenland Lives and Land exhibition

Uncover the secrets of the mysterious Fenland landscape and its people... The Fenland Lives and Land Exhibition opened at...

Historic Peterborough walks

Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey...

Heritage spring workshops

Learn something new with workshops at Peterborough Museum, Flag Fen Archaeology Park and Longthorpe Tower this spring! With its...

Wild at heart…

When Perkins employee Brian Pearce set out to transform a scrap of wasteland into a space for wildlife he...

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