Peterborough Museum Society

£3.00 per person (non member)

Additional prices

£15.00 yearly membership

Various times available

Overview

Peterborough Museum Society was founded in 1871 as the Peterborough Natural History Society and Field Club. Within a decade it had widened its interests and laid the foundation of a museum and a library. It became the Natural History, Scientific, and Archaeological Society and in 1947 took its modern title of Museum Society. In 1968 the museum, housed in the Priestgate building, was presented to the City of Peterborough. 

The society still meets there on alternate Tuesdays during the winter for lectures covering its wide interests: local history and archaeology; conservation and natural history; literature and fine arts. The society is able to promote and publish paper of research and has a comprehensive list of publications.

 

All lectures start at 7.30pm

 

Become a member!

Membership is £15 per year for 13 lectures and invitation to summer outings.

Just come along to a lecture to sign up.

 

Questions? 

To get in touch with the society please email peterboroughmussoc@gmail.com.

 

Who we are:

President: Dr Stephen Upex

Chairman: Stuart Orme

Secretary: Brenda Fearon

Membership Secretary: Brenda Fearon

Peterborough Museum Society

£3.00 per person (non member)

Additional prices

£15.00 yearly membership

Various times available
Location: Location Date: Date Subject: Subject Speaker: Speaker
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 15th October 2019 Subject: Excavations Along the A14 Speaker: Emma Jeffrey
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 29th October 2019 Subject: Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife Speaker: Hugh Warwick
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 12th November 2019 Subject: Dreams and Nightmares in Art Speaker: Prof. Christiana Payne
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 26th November 2019 Subject: The Destruction of the Country House Speaker: Dr Miriam Gill
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 10th December 2019 Subject: Opium in the Fens Speaker: Eric Somerville
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 14th January 2020 Subject: Illuminated Anglo Saxon Manuscripts Speaker: Prof. Joanna Story
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 28th January 2020 Subject: What the Well Dressed Georgian Woman Wore Speaker: Alison Eskriett
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 11th February 2020 Subject: Curiosity About Mars Continues Speaker: Keith Townsend
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 25th February 2020 Subject: Charles Dickens as a Conjuror Speaker: Ian Keable
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 10th March 2020 Subject: Food and Feasts in Peterborough's Past Speaker: Claire Richardson
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 24th March 2020 Subject: Introducing Charles and Ray Eames: Design, Architecture, Exhibitions and Film 1941-1978 Speaker: Prof. Pat Kirkham
Location: Peterborough Museum Date: 7th April 2020 Subject: AGM starts at 7pm follwed by Longthorpe Tower starting at 7.30pm Speaker: Dr Richard Jones

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