Peterborough Museum And Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum And Art Gallery
Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1LF
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Enamel Jewellery

Create beautiful enamel jewellery in this one-day workshop. Join contemporary jewellery designer Louise Denney to learn the basics of enamelling including how to prepare the metal, apply enamels, kiln fire the enamels and how to decorate. By the end of the workshop, you'll have turned your design into a unique piece of…

Sat 1 Apr

£50 / 01733 864663

February Half Term: Superhero Science

Ever wished you could have superpowers like your favourite comic book heroes (and villains!)? With these Club Viva drop-in days at Peterborough Museum this February half term, your dreams could come true as you enter a world of Superhero Science and find out just what it takes to accomplish these amazing feats. With lots…

Wed 22 Feb

£4 (Children £3; £12) / 01733 864663

Thu 23 Feb

£4 (Children £3; £12) / 01733 864663

Fri 24 Feb

£4 (Children £3; £12) / 01733 864663

Henry VIII: The Quest For An Heir

A talk by Dr Peter Jones. Producing an heir obsessed all the Tudor monarchs, for the future of a fragile dynasty was at stake. In the case of Henry VIII we usually focus on the pregnancy history of his wives, but not on Henry's own issues with fertility. This lecture will look at his anxieties, and the resources-medical…

Roman Capitals Caligraphy

This workshop is a follow-up for those who have attended the foundational workshop for beginners. Attendees will learn how to construct the 26 capital letters that accompany foundational script in order to write a short poem or quote. Please bring your calligraphy equipment: pen, pen holder, pencil, protractor, ink…

Sat 18 Mar

The Temptation Of Elizabeth Tudor

A talk by Elizabeth Norton. It is late 1547 and Henry VIII is dead. His 14-year-old daughter Elizabeth is living with the old king's widow Catherine Parr and her new husband, Thomas Seymour. Ambitious, charming and dangerous, Seymour begins an overt flirtation with Elizabeth and is eventually arrested for treason. The…

Tudor & Stuart Peterborough Walk

Discover the fascinating, dramatic and often gory stories from one of the best-known and most turbulent periods in our history! Accompany your costumed guide around the streets to discover the often hidden buildings that still survive from this period, hear stories of the Queens buried in the Cathedral, and grimace at the…

Sun 19 Mar

£5 (Children £3) / 01733 864663

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