9.00am - 5.00pm


9.00am - 5.00pm


12.00pm - 3.00pm


Peterborough Cathedral has a lively programme of concerts, talks, exhibitions and other events. We very much hope to see you at one soon.


Summer Music Festival: Festival Eucharist

Cathedral Sunday 11 June 2017 - 10:30

Prime Brass join the Cathedral Choir and organ for a special Festival Eucharist.

Summer Music Festival: Organ Recital with World Premiere of 'Tu es Petrus'

Cathedral Sunday 11 June 2017 - 13:30

David Humphreys, Assistant Director of Music, performs a new piece for solo organ by David Briggs. 'Tu es Petrus' was commissioned especially for the Festival.

Summer Music Festival: Festival Choral Evensong

Cathedral Sunday 11 June 2017 - 15:30

The traditional service with the Cathedral Choir acts as a finale to the Festival.

English Civil War Talk and Tour

Starts in the Knights' Chamber (entrance via Cathedral Visitor Centre) Tuesday 13 June 2017 - 19:30

Cathedral Director of Operations and local historian Stuart Orme tells us what happened in Peterborough – most particularly at the Cathedral – during the English Civil War.

Civil War Banquet

The Knights' Chamber (entrance via Cathedral Visitor Centre) Friday 16 June 2017 - 19:30

Join us for a sumptuous 17th century style banquet, presided over by 'Oliver Cromwell' and his entourage, and accompanied by period music.

Heritage Festival Roof Top tours

Report to the Cathedral Welcome Desk Saturday 17 June 2017 - 11:30

This 45 minute tour takes you to the top of the Cathedral tower, pointing out lots of areas of interest along the way. Strenuous but well worth it for the magnificent views!

Queen Victoria, the First Royal Revel and her Struggle of the Throne

Peterborough Cathedral Saturday 17 June 2017 - 19:30

Heritage Festival Lecture by historian and broadcaster Professor Kate Williams. We tend to see Queen Victoria as a granite faced monarch who lived according to strict moral codes and was never ‘amused’. In her youth, however, she was very different.

Summer Recital: Peter Foggitt, piano improvisation

The Nave Crossing, Peterborough Cathedral Wednesday 21 June 2017 - 13:00

The first in our series of free summer lunchtime recitals. Peter Foggitt enjoys an international reputation for his work as an improviser on the piano and organ, including playing for silent movie screenings.

The Secrets of the Ceiling, a talk by Dr Jonathan Foyle

Peterborough Cathedral Wednesday 21 June 2017 - 19:30

Historian and broadcaster Dr Jonathan Foyle will give a fascinating insight into the 13th century wooden nave ceiling at Peterborough Cathedral.

Precincts and Deanery Garden Tour

Peterborough Cathedral grounds Saturday 24 June 2017 - 12:30

This guided outdoor tour looks at the historic buildings in the Precincts and visits the Deanery Garden, which is rarely open to the public. Within the garden is the site of an 11th century mott and bailey fortress.