Online History Talks at Peterborough Cathedral


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Online History Talks at Peterborough Cathedral


Peterborough Cathedral's Online History Talks delve into the history of the building, the city, and our own heritage. The talks cover a huge range of subject from Tudor life, beloved Queens of England, medieval music, rebellions and skirmishes through to important religious relics in our city.

The History Talks are held Thursdays, 7.30pm, via Zoom.

Tickets are £7.00 per event. Book four or more talks at one time and receive a discount.

27 January - Tudor Sacred Music 
Canon Tim Alban Jones

17 February - Medieval Graffiti
Matthew Champion

3 March - The Saints of Peterborough
Dr Francis Young

21 April - Medieval Eels
Dr John Wyatt Greenlee

19 May - Women in Medieval Religion
Canon Dr Rowan Williams

16 June - The Lindsay Psalter
Kathryn McKee & Dr Sarah Gilbert

14 July - The Forgotten Funeral: Mary Queen of Scots
Stuart Orme 

15 September - Still Standing: Cathedral Restorations of the 21st Century
Stephen Oliver, Cathedral Architect

20 October - Gothic Revival: 19th Century Cathedral Restorations
M​ark Short 

17 November - Peterborough Abbey Before 1116
Dr Jackie Hall, Cathedral Archaeologist

15 December - A Tudor Christmas
Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke

Guide Prices

Tickets are £7 per person.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Season (20 Oct 2022)
Season (17 Nov 2022)
Season (15 Dec 2022)

* 7.30pm - 8.30pm

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