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Historical talk, Sat 28 Jan 2017, £4-£6


Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery


Peterborough Museum`

01733 864663



Events at this Venue


Katharine of Aragon Festival:
A celebration of the life of the first wife of Henry V111, who was buried at Peterborough Cathedral on 29th January 1536.

Historic Talk:
A talk by historian and author Lauren Mackay at Peterborough Museum.

The Queen's Champions: Katharine of Aragon and her Ambassadors
katharines relationships with her ambassadors, recorded in their numerous reports, reveal the true Katharine - her wit vulnerability, and passionate nature. This talk will explore the Tudor queen through their eyes.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 28 Jan 2017 10:00 to 17:00


Tickets £6 Adults
£4 Concessions
Including light refreshments and a chance to expolore the 'Tremendous Tudors' exhibition.
Booking recommended

Book on 01733 864663, or via


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Map reference: TL 189985  Lat: 52.57184 Long: -0.24677

By Road:
Take the A1 from Huntingdon or come off at A1/A605 jct, 2 minutes walk from the bus station.

By Public Transport:
From Peterborough station it is 5 minutes' walk to Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery, 2 minutes walk from bus station.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

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