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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

Jan

25 Thu 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

Feb

24 Sat 10:00AM

Wooden Spoon Carving Workshop

Make a wooden spoon using traditional woodcarving tools.

Learn the skills to use a number of different hand tools and craft a wooden spoon from… read more

Feb

22 Thu 7:30PM

Flag Feb Archaeology Lectures: Medieval Cambridge

How do we learn about historical people whose lives were not recorded in writing? An innovative new study reconstructs the biographies of ordinary working poor… read more

Feb

12 Mon 10:00AM

Archaeology Adventurers Club

Vivacity’s fantastic activity club for little adventurers during school holidays.
For kids aged 8 – 12, it’s a great opportunity to get involved in… read more

Feb

12 Mon 10:00AM

Secret Agents

During World War I, both sides tried to find out secret information about the enemy.
From code-cracking, to spies in enemy territory there were… read more