Welcome To The Peterborough Local History Society

Discover more about the history of the city and surrounding areas…

Monthly Events

We have fascinating speakers each month and discover more about the local history of Peterborough and the surrounding area.

The Society’s Annual Charity Event Supporting the Cathedral

Look Forward to the next Charity Event  to be held during April 2019 in the Knights Chamber, Cathedral Precincts.

Peterborough Heritage Festival

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June 2018. Please come and visit our stand in the Cathedral Precincts.

Latest News

Next Meetings

June 14th 2018

The first of the Summer Visits.

A Walk around Langham.

Hosted by The Langham Village History Group.

attribute - By Tim Heaton, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9190850

More details and

Booking at May Meeting

Photo -Langham Church of St Peter and St. Paul

attribute – By Tim Heaton, CC BY-SA 2.0,

July 8th 2018

Second outside Visit

Visit to Oundle School.

Hosted by Mrs. Elspeth Lansdale

Oundle School Archivist

Details and booking at

May’s Meeting

August 9th 2018

Third outside Visit

A Tour of the Cathedral Precincts

Details and booking at the May meeting

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