With some spectacular, local-origin treasures on loan from several national institutions, this exhibition shares their stories at Peterborough Museum. Objects include important medieval manuscripts once kept at the Cathedral, and the ‘Water Newton Silver’ from the Peterborough Roman town of Durobrivae.
Peterborough Treasures Exhibition
Until Sunday, 6 January 2019
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
As part of Heritage Open Days – an initiative to help people explore heritage sites up and down the UK – Crowland Abbey will be open for ad-hoc tours, talks and more.
Crowland Abbey tours
Thursday, 6 – Sunday, 9 September, 11am-3pm
Crowland Abbey, 46 East Street, Crowland
A fantastic two-day extravaganza celebrating all that’s Italian, organised and run by Peterborough’s very own Italian community. Expect warm welcomes aplenty and food, food, food…
Peterborough Italian Festival
Saturday, 8 and Sunday, 9 September 10am
Cathedral Square, Town Centre, Peterborough
A towering reputation
Explore parts of this ancient Peterborough landmark, again in conjunction with Heritage Open Days. Take to the tower and see parts of the cathedral not normally open to the public.
Cathedral Tower Tours
Saturday, 8 and Sunday, 9 September 11am
Peterborough Cathedral, Minster Precincts, Peterborough
A captive audience…
The Heritage Open Days programme continues apace with this chance to look round Norman Cross, now an art gallery, but once a Georgian prisoner of war camp.
Norman Cross Art Gallery and Napoleonic Prison
Saturday, 15 September
Norman Cross Gallery, Norman Cross, Peterborough