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October 2019

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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EXCAVATION – Alconbury Weston – Season 3

30 January 2020 - 8 March 2020

A Sawtry History Society Event

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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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Prostitution & Death in Victorian Peterborough

6 February 2020

A Werrington Local History Group Event

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Excavations at Nassington 2019

19 February 2020

A MidNAG Event at Nassington Village Hall

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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
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£5
warboys-roman-pot

A rare example of the Roman to Saxon transition.

FREE for FRAG Members

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The Excavation of a Mercian King’s Enclosure

4 March 2020

A Fen Edge Archaeology Group event in Cottenham

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Respect your Elders: Old Swords in Anglo-Saxon England

12 March 2020

This is a Vivacity event at Flag Fen POSTPONED

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Anglesey Abbey – Excavation Tours & Events

16 March 2020 - 29 March 2020

Organised by the National Trust and Oxford Archaeology East

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NVAT Conference – Science in Archaeology – CANCELLED

28 March 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CANCELLED

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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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