Welcome To The Peterborough Local History Society

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

Monthly Events

 Discover more about the local history of Peterborough and the surrounding area.

Each month we have a different guest speaker.

June, July and August each year are reserved for Summer visits.

See Events Page for more details

The Society’s Annual Charity Event Supporting the Cathedral

Wednesday, April 29th 2020 at 2 pm.

In the Knights’ Chamber, Cathedral Visitors Centre,

Event to be arranged.

Details will be in next years program

Peterborough Heritage Festival

2020 Dated to be announced

Once again the Peterborough Heritage weekend will be hosted by Vivacity

Please come and visit stand us at our Local History Society Stand

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Upcoming Events.

In June, July and August we are planning visits to places of interest in the local area. If you would like to know more, please contact our Secretary for further details: juliednicholson@btinternet.com

Go to the Events page for Booking form.

For a taste of Previous events go to Events Archive.

Thursday 13th June. 7pm.

A visit to The Peterborough School and Westwood House.

Light refreshments included.

Booking Essential. Cost £5per person.


Thursday 11th July. 7pm

A visit to the Cromwell Museum and the

Historic Huntington Town Hall.

Light refreshments included.

Booking essential. Cost £8 Per person.

Thursday 8th August 7pm.

A Walk around Elton.

Light refreshments included.

Cost £8 per person.

Booking essential.

Sept 12th 2019. 

Speaker Rev.David Bond.

“Parks and Gardens in the Landscape: The significance of some of our local historic parks and gardens”.

Venue. St Marks Church Hall.

Time 7.30pm

82 Lincoln Rd, Peterborough PE1 2SN

onsite parking available.

Begin your application today, it's just £12.00 per year!