Heritage & Culture

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Deep Roots

Burghley House, a large Elizabeth 16th century mansion, in parkland created in the 18th century by Capability Brown.

Burghley House is renowned as one of the largest and grandest Elizabethan houses in Britain. Conceived by William Cecil,...

Digging the Cathedral

Saxon undercroft - Photo by Matthew Roberts

In a recent issue we talked to Cathedral Architect Stephen Oliver about the work he does at Peterborough Cathedral...

Empire: The Windrush Betrayal


Peterborough Museum is staging a special exhibition to celebrate the lives and contributions made by the Windrush generation to...

T. Rex: The Killer Question

T.rex The Killer Question at Peterborough Cathedral

This summer, the Natural History Museum’s spectacular touring exhibition of animatronic dinosaurs comes roaring into Peterborough Cathedral... The exhibition...

Art of light and shadow

Susannah and the Elders

This summer, at historic Burghley House, cutting-edge technology meets traditional painting techniques to create a stunning and unique art...

Peterborough’s River Nene

The River Nene

The use of English in Northampton I can now denounce; The people of that town certainly mispronounce The name of...

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