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Welcome to Peterborough Archaeology

Peterborough Archaeology is where you’ll find out about everything archaeological in the area.

FRAG (Fane Road Archaeology Group) invites you to help explore a Roman villa site in central Peterborough.

We also want to help you discover more about the people who have lived in and around Peterborough over thousands of years.

You’ll be surprised by the wealth of archaeology in the region – and  there are regular new insights provided by high profile surveys and excavations.

We provide a schedule of upcoming talks and activities organised both by FRAG and by other local groups. Click on a specific event to find out more details.

We’ll help you get hands on with the past!

Romans of Fane Road – Dig Diary

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Upcoming Events

  1. Zooarchaeology: Animal Bones in Archaeology

    6 December @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Roman Bedfordshire

    10 January, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. The pile dwellings of Must Farm

    15 January, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
  4. Bronze Age Metalwork

    20 January, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Peterborough Cathedral – Past, Present & Future

    1 February, 2018 @ 7:30 pm



  • “Archaeology is the study of humanity itself” - Margaret Murray, Pioneer Egyptologist and First Female Archaeology Lecturer
  • "It’s not what you find, it’s what you find out. " - David Hurst Thomas, Curator of North American Archaeology, Division of Anthropology
  • “A bronze age Pompeii” - Mark Knight, Must Farm Site Director