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Steve lectures in St John's Church, Peterborough

So far we have had some great lectures from Brian Jones on Victorian Peterborough, who told us about what Charles Dickens thought of the catering at Peterborough Station, and from Steve Bowyer, who highlighted the use of heritage and history in regeneration. There are still four more lectures and several masterclasses to go this Autumn, with more events being booked in all the time for 2012, check the Events tab for further details.


Lunchtime LecturesSt Johns Church, Peterborough City Centre 1 -1.45pm No Booking Required

25th Oct – What Makes Peterborough City Centre a ‘Conservation Area’? Jo Burton

1st Nov – Georgian Peterborough, Stuart Orme

8th Nov –Peterborough and the coming of the Railways, Brian White

15th Nov – The Archaeology of Peterborough Cathedral, Dr Jackie Hall

Workshops and training – Booking Required for some events

Free Social Media Training Masterclass  October 26th 1-5pm 

Location: Railworld. As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Buildings in Need’ project a free half day course in how to share project work and key messages using social media is taking place on October 26th in a Peterborough City Centre location. Learn how your organisation or site can benefit from using social media in this half day course from social media expert James Mott from Projectbook.

Archives Afternoon – November 5th 1.30 – 3.30pm, Peterborough Central Library, FREE

Join Richard Hillier in the Central Library Archives to learn all about the history of the city centre, vernacular architecture ofPeterborough, fascinating local buildings and an introduction to finding them using a variety of archives and printed sources. Referencing indexes, film and microfiche this afternoon course will give you a good idea of what is in the Archives, how to use it, and the history ofPeterboroughcity centre buildings.

Booking required. To book contact alice.kershaw@peterborough.gov.uk or call 01733 317480

Conservation Area Appraisal Masterclass Thursday 10th November – 10am

Time and date: 10am-12pm November 10 Location: Stuart House East,Peterborough,PE1 5DD

Speaker: Joanna Burton, Beacon Planning: During her time at Beacon Planning, Joanna has worked on the draft City Centre Appraisal for Peterborough. Booking essential. Book through alice.kershaw@peterborough.gov.uk

Architectural Drawing Evening Classes – 17 November 6 -8 pm and 8 December, St John’s Church, Peterborough City Centre, 6-8pm – FREE

Using St Johns Church in Peterborough City Centre as a base and as inspiration these two hour classes will teach you some of the basics of Architectural drawing. Each course will cover a different subject so come to either or both. All materials are provided. Handmade in Peterborough Craft Fair will also be underway in St Johns during this course.

Booking required. To book contact alice.kershaw@peterborough.gov.uk or call 01733 317 480


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