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May 2019

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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July 2019

Festival of Archaeology – Flag Fen

27 July 2019 - 28 July 2019

A Vivacity Event

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August 2019

EXCAVATION: Nassington Roman Barn Year 4

17 August 2019 - 31 August 2019
nassington roman barn excavation

A chance to help excavate a complex site centred on a large Roman barn.

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Collyweston Palace Weekend

31 August 2019 - 1 September 2019

A Collyweston Historical Society Event

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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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Castle Construction, Conquest & Compensation

5 September 2019

A Stamford Arts Centre Event

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The Making of Georgian Stamford

24 September 2019

A Stamford Arts Centre Event

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CBA – Archaeology in the East

28 September 2019

A Council for British Archaeology Event

Recent Archaeology in the East of England

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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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Hoards at Bradley Fen and Must Farm in the Bronze Age

17 October 2019

A Vivacity Event with Mark Knight

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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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Unearthing Our Roman Past

19 October 2019

An event organised by Friends of St Remigius, Water Newton and the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust. Stephen Upex will provide a first update following the Durobrivae excavation in July.

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Snettisham Iron Age Hoards

23 October 2019

A Vivacity event A catch-up opportunity if you missed our own Jody Joy talk last year!

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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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Hoards: A Hidden History

6 November 2019

Talk with Eleanor Ghey, Curator, British Museum - A Vivacity Event

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Ötzi the Iceman

20 November 2019

A MidNAG Event: Prof Klaus Oeggl Venue at Oundle Primary School

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Roman Durobrivae and the Water Newton Treasure

21 November 2019

Talk by Dr Stephen Upex - A Vivacity Event

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