FRAG talk 'Georgian Peterborough' by Stuart Orme

06.01.2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Fane Road Archaeology Group - Monthly Talk
'Georgian Peterborough' by Stuart Orme
Monday 6th January 2020 at 7pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue, Peterborough, PE1 2AS
The Georgian period is a neglected part of Peterborough’s past, overshadowed by nearby Stamford’s 18th century streets. This talk reveals how Peterborough was not quite the backwater we might expect and looks at some of our surviving and missing Georgian buildings. Hear some of our stories from this period – how we ended up on a ‘Grand Tour’, attracted one of the country’s best-known artists and why bells saved a local MPs life…
All welcome (Members: Free; Non-members: £5).