In which pub could you go to watch a cock fight? What was ‘Fen Ale’? Which pub had a stuffed bear on display and why?
Take a trip down memory lane with our costumed guide and discover the answer to these questions as well as many more of the fascinating stories behind many of Peterborough’s pubs.
Travel back to Victorian Peterborough and find out about the hundred and more drinking establishments that covered the City Centre. Hear about some of the bizarre brews and beers, such as ‘Fen Ale’ which used to be served in local pubs, and the breweries which made them. Uncover some of the dark deeds, entertainments and other strange tales connected with our local pubs. A must for anyone who likes pubs or just a simply a good evening’s entertainment!
Tours take place on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, Tickets £5 adults, £3 children. Tickets can be bought from the guide or from Peterborough Museum. To book please call 01733 864663 or email Museum@vivacity-peterborough.com
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