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Lecture, Tue 19 Feb 2019

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Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Address

Priestgate,
Peterborough,
Cambridgeshire,
PE1 1LF

Details

Peterborough Museum Society are running two Treasures talks as part of their evening lecture programme, in January and February 2019. As part of the society's regular programme, entry to these talks is free for members and no advance tickets are available. Please call Peterborough Museum on 01733 864663 for any queries.


Title: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Tue 19 Feb, 7:30pm, Peterborough Museum

Find out more about the Bonicon, a medieval beast found at Longthorpe Tower, Castor church and the Peterborough Bestiary. This talk focuses on the Romanesque capitals of St Kyneburgha church, Castor and the local landscape in medieval times.

Dr Susan E. Kilby, Medieval Historian, University of Leicester

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 19 Feb 2019 19:30

Directions

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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.

Facilities

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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • 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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