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April 2019

Itter Crescent Roman Villa & AGM

8 April, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
+ Google Map
£5
itter crescent roman villa

Update on the Roman Villa between Fane Road and Itter Crescent, followed by the FRAG Annual General Meeting

FREE for FRAG Members

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Metal Detecting near Bainton

18 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

FRAG Members Only

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May 2019

Lost and Found: Grave Goods of the Abbots of Peterborough

13 May, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
+ Google Map
£5
abbot alexander of peterborough

The funerary culture associated with Peterborough Abbey.

FREE for FRAG Members

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EXCAVATION: Fane Road Allotments – Roman Villa

17 May, 2019 - 20 May, 2019
Fane Road Allotments PE4 6SW + Google Map
itter crescent roman villa

FRAG return to the Fane Road / Itter Crescent Roman villa

Details to be confirmed

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WALK: The Stamford Canal

18 May, 2019
Deeping Canal Lighter

Join a walk along a section of the Stamford Canal with local authority, Maggie Ashcroft

FREE for FRAG Members

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June 2019

Paradise Found? Archaeology of Bahrain

3 June, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
bahrain archaeology

Michael Olney will bring to life the wonderful archaeology of Bahrain.

FREE for FRAG Members

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Peterborough Heritage Festival

15 June, 2019 - 16 June, 2019
peterborough heritage festival 2019

Join FRAG at the 2019 Heritage Festival

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WALK: Durobrivae – The Walled Town of Roman Peterborough

22 June, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
durobrivae aerial view 2018

Priority for FRAG members

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September 2019

Peterborough Cathedral – Back From the Flames

2 September, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
peterborough cathedral fire 2001

The 2001 fire in Peterborough Cathedral and its aftermath.

FREE for FRAG Members

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October 2019

Anglo-Saxon Fenland

7 October, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
Anglo Saxon Fenland

Prof Susan Oosthuizen challenges previous interpretation of Fenland archaeology.

FREE for FRAG Members

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EXCAVATION: Fane Road – POSTPONED

18 October, 2019 - 21 October, 2019
Fane Road Allotments PE4 6SW
itter crescent roman villa

FRAG return to the Fane Road / Itter Crescent Roman villa

POSTPONED

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November 2019

Secret Peterborough

4 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
secret peterborough - june and vernon bull

June and Vernon Bull explore some of the lesser-known episodes and characters in the city’s past.

FREE for FRAG Members

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December 2019

Peakirk Unwrapped: The Archaeology of a Fen-edge Settlement

9 December, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
+ Google Map
£5
Peakirk Map - Christopher Saxton 1576

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Peakirk area was first colonised by Neolithic folk and that there was almost-continuous activity in the heart of the present village from the Romano-British period onwards.

Speaker: Dr Avril Lumley Prior

FREE for FRAG Members

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January 2020

Georgian Peterborough

6 January 2020
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
georgian prospect of peterborough

Stuart Orme speaks about a neglected part of Peterborough's past.

Speaker: Stuart Orme

FREE for FRAG Members

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February 2020

From Neolithic to Saxon: Evolution of a North Cambridgeshire Landscape

3 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
roman distribution centre - a14

Tony Walsh provides an update on what the A14 improvement project can tell us about the evolution of the north Cambridgeshire landscape

FREE for FRAG Memebers

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March 2020

Warboys – An Important Iron Age Settlement

2 March 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
+ Google Map
£5
warboys-roman-pot

A rare example of the Roman to Saxon transition.

FREE for FRAG Members

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April 2020

Open Mic & Annual General Meeting – CANCELLED

6 April 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
fane road villa

SORRY - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

FREE for FRAG Members

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May 2020

Sacrifice and the End of Minoan Crete – CANCELLED

4 May 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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£5
minoan crete

SORRY - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

FREE for FRAG Members

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WALK – Norman Cross Prison – CANCELLED

16 May 2020
Norman Cross Depot

SORRY - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

Priority for FRAG Members

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June 2020

The History & Archaeology of Peterborough Cathedral Square – CANCELLED

1 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
+ Google Map
£5
Peterborough Market Square in 1864 - LouiseRayner

SORRY – POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

FREE for FRAG Members

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