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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


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


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


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


10 Sat 10:00AM

Day School: Roman Peterborough

Join Professor Stephen Upex, the pre-eminent authority on the Romans in the East of England, for our first ‘Day School’.
A Day School is… read more


12 Fri 11:00AM

Straw Bear 2018

39th Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival!
– Straw Bear Procession
– Friday Night Concert
– Barn Dance
– Programmes & Badges
– Story Telling Sessions
– Memorabilia
– Music Sessions
– Dance Displays
– Straw… read more


27 Sat 10:00AM

Old Scarlett Tours

New this year, these family friendly tours will be led by ‘Old Scarlett the Tudor gravedigger’, dressed in costume.

‘Old Scarlett’ was the gravedigger in… read more


26 Fri 7:30PM

A talk by Alison Weir: ‘Anne Boleyn, A King’s Obsession’

A richly illustrated talk by bestselling historian and novelist, Alison Weir.

Historian and novelist, Alison Weir, will shed light on the relationship between Katharine of… read more


26 Fri 6:00PM

A Tudor-style Pottage & Ale Supper

The 13th century Knights’ Chamber is the atmospheric setting for the supper, which will be accompanied by re-enactors and attendants in Tudor costume.

In… read more


27 Sat 7:00PM

Cathedral by Candlelight Tour with a Tudor focus

Peterborough Cathedral is beautiful in daylight, but even more so by candlelight. Enjoy this after-hours guided tour, with a Tudor focus for the Katharine… read more