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Jun

16 Sat 10:00AM

Peterborough Heritage Festival 2018

Peterborough Heritage Festival returns for its tenth year, celebrating 900 years with free family fun.

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Jun

29 Fri 7:00PM

Peterborough 900 Nave Dinner

Join the Cathedral in celebrating its 900th anniversary year with a black tie dinner, with special guest the Reverend Richard Coles.

The evening will begin… read more

Jun

16 Sat 10:00AM

Tower Top Climbs

A sky-high way to celebrate Peterborough Heritage Festival.

To mark the Heritage Festival, we are holding a day of special tower top climbs – every… read more

May

11 Fri 7:30PM

Slavery: Past and Present

A talk by Dr Rowan Williams – Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge

On Friday 11th May at 7.30pm, Dr Rowan Williams – Master of Magdalene College… read more

Oct

13 Sat 10:00AM

Foundational calligraphy workshop

Discover the fundamental principles of calligraphy in this workshop perfect for beginners.
Learn the foundational script using a dip pen and ink, and explore how… read more

Jun

09 Sat 10:00AM

Needle hitching workshop

Dating back over 7,000 years, needle hitching is a technique of tying half hitch knots.
This can be used to make fabric items such… read more

May

20 Sun 10:00AM

Celtic Dyeing workshop

Discover how plants can be used to make a rainbow of colours in our reconstructed Bronze Age Roundhouse!
After an introduction to natural dyes and… read more

Apr

25 Wed 2:00PM

In the Shadow of the Cathedral + Villages Around Peterborough

Two illustrated talks from Peterborough Local History Society.

The first talk will look at historic events on and around Cathedral Square, and the second will… read more

Apr

09 Mon 10:00AM

Books of Hours

A rare opportunity to see some sublime Medieval devotional material.

Dating back to the Middle Ages, the Books of Hours are exceptional and beautifully-decorated… read more

Apr

06 Fri 1:30PM

Horrible Histories

Tickets for this performance are £16.50 Full Price (including fees)

Horrible Histories: More Best of Barmy Britain

We all want to meet people from… read more