Category: General

A Virtual Christmas Social

A Virtual Christmas Social

Last night December 10th should have been the Society’s Christmas Social, sadly with the continuing Covid restrictions, this year’s event was another destined to be ditched…BUT…by the magic of the internet, a Zoom social was arranged. Members were all emailed an invitation and joining instruction. Christmas hats and jumpers were worn and best of all […]

Peterborough Archives Service

Peterborough Archives Service

Good news! Peterborough Archives Service is now open again to customers Search room opening and closing times have been adjusted to allow us to provide a safe environment for both staff and customers. The new times are: Monday 10am-1pm Tuesday 1pm-4pm Wednesday 10am-1pm Thursday 1pm-4pm Friday 10am-1pm Saturday closed To maintain social distancing, only two […]

The History Society making History!

The History Society making History!

Making your Physical event Virtual Thanks to the ongoing Covid19 pandemic the Country has regressed to a second, slightly less restrictive lockdown. This meant our usual meeting have now been on hold since March and new innovative ways have been used to keep in touch with members. Our Chairman and Secretary, Trevor and Julie have […]

Meet Chris Porsz via Zoom

Meet Chris Porsz via Zoom

On the evening of Wednesday, the 16 September members of the Local History Society were treated to an unusual Lockdown meeting. Since March our meetings have had to be postponed as was the September meeting. Our Chairman, Trevor and Secretary Julie worked hard researching and writing an article each month on a Peterborough related history […]

August Update

August Update

Hello All,  Well, the year 2020 will be a year of history that will not be forgotten in a hurry. Since our last meeting in March when Dr Colin Prosser gave us an insight into the building materials used to build Peterborough, especially the use of the relatively unknown Alwalton Marble, much has happened and […]

Covid 19

Covid 19

It is with great regret, following the Government health guideline regarding the worldwide outbreak of the virus Covid19 that the Society has now cancelled the next two meetings due to be held at St Marks Church Hall on April 9th and May 14th. The Charity Event due to be held in the Knights Chamber in […]

March 2020 – Building Peterborough

March 2020 – Building Peterborough

Thursday night despite the fears over the Corona Virus the meeting was well attended once again. Our speaker for the evening was Doctor Colin Prosser the Principal Geologist for Natural England.  His subject was the building materials used in building the City and surrounding area. The Buildings of Peterborough City and the surrounding villages until […]

New Facebook Page

Hello, Peterborough Local History Buffs. The Society now has progressed to a page on Social Media To find us on Facebook go to – Peterborough Local History Society@discoveringlocalhistory

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