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October 2018

EXCAVATION – Fane Road Allotments 2018

19 October - 22 October
itter crescent roman villa

FRAG return to the Fane Road / Itter Crescent Roman villa

FREE for FRAG & FRAA members

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Peterborough Abbey and the Peterborough Chronicles

23 October
Peterborough Museum

A Vivacity Event

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With the Eye of Faith: the Archaeology of Religion

27 October

CBA East Midlands Conference

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Crosse and Blackwell Excavation and Cross Rail

30 October @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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November 2018

Fields in the Landscape

2 November

A MidNAG Event

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The Snettisham Hoard

5 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
Snettisham Hoard

The largest deposit of gold, silver and bronze artefacts dating from the Iron Age found in Europe.
FREE for FRAG Members

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The Barnack Beaker Burial: The grave of an important man

6 November
Peterborough Museum

A Vivacity Event

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Britain’s Hidden Landscapes – Dr Francis Pryor

12 November

A Peterborough Civic Society Event (AGM + Talk)

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Arts and Crafts through the Ages

13 November @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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December 2018

Christmas Colours: identifying the pigments in illuminated manuscripts

4 December
Peterborough Museum

A Vivacity Event

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FRAG Archaeology Quiz

10 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
FRAG archaeology quiz

Festive fun at FRAG in the run up to Christmas.

FREE for FRAG Members

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The Golden Lyre of Ur

11 December @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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January 2019

The Civil War in Peterborough

7 January, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
civil war peterborough - oliver cromwell

Expect a lively and informative talk from local Civil War specialist, Stuart Orme.
FREE for FRAG Members

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Medieval Library Manuscripts from Peterborough Abbey

22 January, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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February 2019

Representations of the Tangible World in late Neolithic Ceramics

1 February, 2019

A MidNAG Event

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Samian Ware – All You Need to Know

4 February, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
samian ware

Find out more about this iconic high status Roman pottery from a leading specialist.

Speaker: Geoffrey Dannell

FREE for FRAG Members

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The Must Farm Discoveries

7 February, 2019

A Werrington Local History Group Event

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March 2019

Prehistoric Settlement in the Welland Valley

4 March, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
bronze age field systems in welland valley

Andrew Hatton will draw on his recently completed dissertation for his MPhil in order to paint a picture of Bronze Age presence in the Welland valley.

FREE for FRAG Members

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‘The Captain Cook Collection’ Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

19 March, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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April 2019

Recent Work and Ideas on Durobrivae

2 April, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Peterborough Museum

A Peterborough Museum Society Event

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