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Today to 25 Mar 18 within 40 miles.

More details - Peterborough Book Fair
Popular friendly fair held in pretty village not far from the A1. Up to 14 dealers will offer a wide range of books and ephemera covering a wide variety of subjects. Also some postcards. Delicious home made refreshments. Free parking. Admission adults £1 (children under 15 free). Contact Chris Missing 01245 361609
Highgate Hall, Overend, Elton (nr Peterborough)
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Mothers Day Gift workshop
Join us for an afternoon of gift making to celebrate Mother’s Day. Choose to make either silk votives or handmade felt trinket bowls. Using gorgeous soft merino wool in a selection of vibrant colours and mulberry silk fibres. Work super fast and make both! All materials provided.
Pink House Studios The Oaks Fotheringhay Peterborough
Sat 3 Mar

More details - SelfBuild & Design Show East
The Selfbuild & Design Show is the ideal events for those wanting to learn more about the concept of self build. The show will be hosting specialist experts in planning, architecture and project management as well as having real self builders who have already created their dream home.
East of England Showground, Oundle Road, Awalton, Peterborough
Sat 3 Mar and Sun 4 Mar

More details - An evening of medieval art with Dr Miriam Gill
Learn more about the medieval artists who created the extraordinary paintings which adorn Longthorpe Tower. Dr Miriam Gill is an expert in medieval wall paintings who lectures at both the Universities of Cambridge and Leicester.
Longthorpe Tower, Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Peterborough
Fri 16 Mar

More details - RARE Productions - Oliver! at The Cresset, Peterborough
Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love.
The Cresset, Bretton Health Centre, Rightwell E, Peterborough
Thu 15 Mar to Sat 17 Mar

More details - West Deeping Heritage Group
“The Reeve’s Reckoning” Rosemary Canadine of Lyddington Manor History Society gives an illustrated talk In a recent study of the history of the buildings in the ancient Manor of Lyddington with Caldecott, rentals of the local reeve often proved useful.
Village Hall, King Street, West Deeping
Tue 20 Mar

More details - The Chester Farm Project, Irchester
A lecture by Sarah Bridges for the Middle Nene Archaeological Group. Chester Farm, Irchester, is a very large project of international importance covering all periods of human occupation. Sarah Bridges is Project Director and well placed to describe the excavation and rebuilding of the farm.
Oundle Methodist Church, Drumming Well Lane, Oundle
Fri 23 Mar

More details - On Form
Select: An exhibition curated from the Arts Council Collection Peterborough Museum & City Gallery present a phenomenal display of artworks by internationally acclaimed artists.
Peterborough Museum & City Gallery
Today to Thu 22 Mar

More details - Foundational Calligraphy Workshop
Discover the fundamental principles of calligraphy in this workshop perfect for beginners. Learn the foundational script using a dip pen and ink, and explore how to construct letters through demonstrations and individual practice.
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Today

More details - The Great War talks: The English Language and the First World War
’Languages of the front’ became souvenirs of the war, abandoned by soldiers but taken up by academics, memoir writers and commentators, leaving an indelible mark on the words we use even today.
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Mon 26 Feb

More details - Colourful calligraphy workshop
Designed for those who have learnt the basics. Improve your calligraphy skills by learning how to create colourful backgrounds and enhance the meaning of words through writing in colour. You’ll need to bring some of your own calligraphy equipment with you to this workshop. Lunch included.
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Sat 24 Mar

Britain’s Pompeii: Excavations at Must Farm near Whittlesey, Peterborough More details - Britain's Pompeii: Excavations at Must Farm near Whittlesey, Peterborough
A talk by Mark Knight of the University of Cambridge for the Middle Nene Archaeological Group. Mark is Current Archaeology (CA) magazine Archaeologist of the Year 2017, and directed the excavation of the best preserved Bronze Age settlement ever found in Britain.
Queen Victoria Hall, 7 West Street, Oundle
Fri 16 Mar
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More details - Yoga devotional singing / Kirtan with Michelle Helstrip & Eleanor Gibson
Michelle Helstrip & Eleanor Gibson invite you to come along and enjoy kirtan - joyful singing from your heart. Kirtan is – Creating positive energy through joyful sound We sing or chant mantra to simple melodies in a repetitive, call and response style.
Soul Happy, Cowgate, Peterborough
Today

More details - Snowdrop Sundays at Deene Park
Join us at Deene Park on Sunday the 18th and Sunday 25th February. Opening the gardens for the first time in 2018, we invite you to walk through the magical woodlands and parklands of Deene Park to enjoy the blanket of Snowdrops.
Deene Park, Deene
Today

More details - Deene Park Wedding Fayre
Wedding Fayre and venue open day, selection of industry exhibitors from the local area, showcasing their products and services. Caterers Venue stylists (flowers, decorations, chair covers etc.
Deene Park, Corby
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Wedding Fayre
Meet our fabulous events team and explore our exquisite venue. We have fantastic range of wedding suppliers, showcasing their unique ideas and services for your special day. • Glass of prosecco on arrival. • Dressed wedding marquee. • Stands filled with wedding inspiration.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Sun 11 Mar

More details - Flag Fen Archaeology Lectures: transporting the past into the future at Lincoln Eastern Bypass
Mesolithic to post medieval, what could finds near the river Witham tell us about the regional and national importance of the river with regards to transport? Held every spring, this popular annual series explores new and exciting archaeological developments, research projects, and excavations.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Thu 1 Mar

More details - Flag Fen Archaeology Lectures: Medieval Graffiti Survey
Today, graffiti is considered anti-social and destructive, but in the Middle Ages this wasn’t the case. Gain some fascinating insights into the minds of a medieval parish through some new discoveries.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Thu 8 Mar

More details - Willow garden structures workshop
Using a few basic basketry techniques, learn how to make a variety of useful, natural looking items for your garden with expert weaver Sue Kirk. You can choose from a plant climber, cloche, bird feeder, lantern or dragonfly sculpture. There are two designs of plant climber to learn. We will be using willow and hazel.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Fri 9 Mar

More details - Flint Knapping Workshop
Try your hand at the ancient art of flint knapping. Under the expert tuition of Will Lord, you will make a hand axe, arrowhead and blade core to take away. Suitable for complete beginners, you will be guided through every stage. Lunch is included in the cost of the workshop. Over 18s only.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Sat 10 Mar

More details - Flag Fen Archaeology Lectures: The treatment of the dead at Trumpington Meadows
Excavations at Trumpington Meadows, Cambridge, have revealed changing attitudes to the treatment of the dead. The site has become unique with its Early Neolithic round barrows, Iron Age pit settlement, and widely reported Anglo-Saxon bed burial.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Thu 15 Mar

More details - Roman cooking workshop
There is much more to Roman cooking than stuffed dormice and fish sauce! Come to this workshop and try your hand at preparing a selection of Roman dishes to be shared at a feast at the end.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Sat 17 Mar

More details - Bronze Age Woodwork
Join prehistoric wood expert Mike Bamforth for a unique workshop experience. Currently working on artefacts from sites including Must Farm, Mike will guide you through how this amazing material is excavated, and what it can tell us.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Sun 18 Mar

More details - Flag Fen Archaeology Lectures: Archaeological Discoveries at Must Farm
Field archaeologist and ancient wood specialist Michael Bamforth reveals how excavations of the miraculously preserved Must Farm settlement provide a glimpse into everyday life 3,000 years ago.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Thu 22 Mar

More details - Bronze Age swords workshop
Join bronze specialist Neil Burridge and have the chance to make and take home your very own bronze sword! Work on your own 26-inch leaf blade sword, inspired by one of the most prolific swords from the Bronze Age.
Flag Fen Archaeology Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
Sat 24 Mar