Cathedral Events

Peterborough Cathedral has a lively programme of concerts, talks, exhibitions and other events. We very much hope to see you at one soon.


Online History Talk - The Saints of Peterborough

Online Thursday 3 March 2022 - 19:30

Dr Francis Young will explore the cults of Peterborough's medieval saints and at the veneration of individuals including Katharine of Aragon, Mary, Queen of Scots and Edith Cavell.

Online History Talk - Medieval Eels

Online Thursday 21 April 2022 - 19:30

Yes, they existed in medieval times too! Dr John Wyatt Greenlee will explain more in the third of our History Talks during the spring of 2022.

Online History Talk - Women in Medieval Religion

Online Thursday 5 May 2022 - 19:30

The Cathedral's Canon Precentor Dr Rowan Williams casts a look back at the women whose religious witness has echoed across the years.

Online History Talk - The Lindsay Psalter

Online Thursday 16 June 2022 - 19:30

Explore the Lindsay Manuscript with Sub Librarian and Special Collections Librarian Kathryn McKee and medievalist Dr Sarah Gilbert.

Online History Talk - Forgotten Funeral: Mary, Queen of Scots and Peterborough

Online Thursday 14 July 2022 - 19:30

In this illustrated talk Stuart Orme will examine these questions and Mary’s remarkable story.

Online History Talk - Still Standing: Cathedral Restorations in the 21st Century

Online Thursday 15 September 2022 - 19:30

Explore the hidden spaces of the Cathedral through the lens of Cathedral architect Stephen Oliver and learn what it takes to keep a 900 year old building standing!

Online History Talk - Peterborough Abbey before 1116

Online Thursday 20 October 2022 - 19:30

Cathedral archaeologist Dr Jackie Hall presents the archaeological discoveries that inform our understanding of the Saxon abbeys that have gone before.

Online History Talk - Peterborough’s Gothic Revival: Restorations of the 19th Century

Online Thursday 20 October 2022 - 19:30

Cathedral Guide Mark Short presents an illustrated talk exploring the changes made to the Cathedral’s fabric during the 19th century.

Online History Talk - A Tudor Christmas with Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke

Online Thursday 15 December 2022 - 19:30

We might assume that our modern Christmas owes much to the Victorians. In fact, as Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke reveal, many of our favourite Christmas traditions date back much further.

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