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.

Summer Exhibition: The BIG reveal!

Sunday 5 May

Monsters of the Sea are on their way to the Cathedral...

Peterborough Cathedral is thrilled to announce its upcoming summer exhibition, "Monsters of the Sea," bought to us by World Touring Exhibitions, set to enthral audiences from July 15th to September 1st, 2024. Kindly sponsored by ARU Peterborough, this captivating exhibition will feature 16 life-size animatronic sea creatures spanning from prehistoric eras to modern times, offering visitors an exciting journey through the depths of marine history. 

The exhibition promises an immersive experience, transporting visitors into the awe-inspiring world of the ocean's most legendary inhabitants. From the smallest to the largest, each creature will be meticulously crafted the finest detail, and breathed into life using animatronics. 

Furthermore, a dynamic schedule of marine-themed events will run alongside the exhibition, offering visitors a wealth of opportunities to delve deeper into the wonders of the sea. From guest lectures to family-friendly workshops, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. 

The Very Revd Chris Dalliston, Dean of Peterborough Cathedral, expressed his excitement about the upcoming exhibition, stating: 

We are thrilled to welcome visitors to Peterborough Cathedral as we unveil our exciting new summer exhibition, 'Monsters of the Sea.' This captivating showcase promises to transport audiences through the wonders of marine history, fostering a deeper appreciation for the incredible diversity of ocean life and the importance of marine conservation. We invite guests to join us in exploring this extraordinary world and to be inspired by the majesty of creation.’ 

"Monsters of the Sea" promises to be the highlight of Peterborough Cathedral's summer calendar, offering a mesmerising mix of entertainment, education, and exploration. Mark your calendars and prepare to embark on a journey through the ages, as Peterborough Cathedral invites you to discover the captivating world of sea monsters! 

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Summer Exhibition - Peterborough Cathedral (peterborough-cathedral.org.uk)


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