Due to our Monsters of the Sea exhibition there is restricted access to some parts of the building and the Cloisters will be closed during this period.

Tides of Discovery

Sunday 9 June

Get swept up in a Tide of Discovery this Summer...

A Summer of Exciting Events at Peterborough Cathedral and Beyond!

This summer, Peterborough Cathedral is the place to be for a variety of family-friendly, monster/ocean themed events. From creative crafts to calming yoga and engaging talks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars and join us for these unforgettable experiences!

Monster Makes! Craft Sessions for Families

Let your imagination run wild with our Monster Makes craft sessions. Perfect for families, these sessions will have you creating your own monster-themed masterpieces.

Selected mornings in July and August.

No charge for entry, but donations are gratefully received.


Monster Window Wednesdays at St John’s

Help us create a monstrous masterpiece! Head over to St John’s on selected Wednesday mornings in July/August to add your monster creations to our epic Monster Window.

No charge for entry.


Under the Sea Yoga - Thursday 25th July, Thursday 1st August, Thursday 8th August, Thursday 15th August 2024, 7.30pm - 8.30pm in the Cathedral.

Find your zen amongst our Monsters of the Sea exhibition with calming yoga sessions. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you stretch and relax. £10 ppp session.

Book all sessions to receive an £8 discount. 


Online Talk: ‘Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps’ - Thursday 1st August, 7.30pm

Join Chet Van Duzer, author of Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps, for an intriguing online talk exploring the fascinating world of sea monsters in history.

🎟️ Tickets: £8 per person, £7 for students. 


'IMMERSED' by The Gathering Sound - Saturday 3rd August, 7pm

Experience a unique sound bath with world-renowned musicians and immerse yourself in a sea of healing vibrations and underwater sounds. Composed by Richard Leigh featuring world renowned violinist, David Le Page, vocalist Rachel Parkes and the ancient sounds of Earthdance.

🎟️ Tickets: £28.50. 


Online Talk: 'Monsters of the Sea: Life in a Changing Ocean’ - 15th August, 7.30pm

Learn about the dynamic life of sea monsters with Professor Meric Srokosz from the National Oceanography Centre.

🎟️ Tickets: £8 per person, £7 for students. 


80's & 90's Old Skool Disco - Saturday 17th August, 7pm

Relive the glory days at our 80's and 90's Old Skool Disco. Dust off those dancing shoes and groove to the nostalgic beats of the past.

Tickets £20pp.


Family Afternoons at ARU Peterborough

Every Wednesday afternoon during the exhibition, dive into the virtual world of Monsters of the Sea with a range of interactive activities for young people aged 8 and up.

Activities include:

  • Dive into Discovery: Explore a 3D model of a blue whale skeleton.
  • Recreating a Monster of the Sea: Design and animate your own sea monster.
  • Saltwater Experiment: Discover the unique properties of seawater.

Booking is essential.

Join us for an amazing summer of discovery, creativity, and fun at Peterborough Cathedral!

TICKETS FOR ALL EVENTS ARE BOOKABLE HERE: Tides of Discovery - Peterborough Cathedral (peterborough-cathedral.org.uk)

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