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Talk, Tue 23 Oct 2018

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Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

Contact

Visitor Information Centre

01733 452336

Address

The Cathedral Office,
12a Minster Precincts,
Peterborough,
Cambridgeshire,
PE1 1XS

Events at this Venue

Details

George Alcock MBE was a prolific Peterborough based amateur astronomer, known worldwide for his discoveries of comets and novae, whose life as an observer lasted from the early 1930s to the late 1980s. Dr Richard McKim, a member of the British Astronomical Society, will give an illustrated talk about Alcock’s life and work.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 23 Oct 2018 19:30

Prices

Tickets: £5 per person.
Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Information Centre

Directions

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Map reference: TL 192987  Lat: 52.57308 Long: -0.24159

By Road:
From the A1M: Follow signs for city centre, follow ring road to jct 5.

By Public Transport:
From Peterborough station it is 10 minutes' walk to Peterborough Cathedral.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Peterborough station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access


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