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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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The Mildenhall Treasure: fine dining in Roman Britain

27 November, 2019

A Vivacity Event with Richard Hobbs of the British Museum

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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
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£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

The Romans at Fane Road

2 January 2020

A Werrington Local History Group event:     In case you missed his talk at the 2019 AGM, Fane Road Archaeology Group's field officer, Phil Hill, will be addressing the local history society.

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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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