The 9th Centennial 2024

The 900th anniversary of the founding of St Kyneburgha’s Church 2024

Events confirmed and at the planning stage

Thursday 22nd of Feb. Village Hall 19.00

The Emergence of the English and their landscape (or similar) by Prof Susan Oosthuizen, Professor of Medieval Archaeology at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

Thursday 28th March, Village Hall 19.00

Richard III: Peterborough’s Medieval Monarch? by Stuart Orme, Historian, writer and Curator of the Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon

Weds 17th April – the 900th anniversary of the dedication of St Kyneburgha’s Church on the 17th April 1124 – to the day.

Friday 21st June to Sunday 7th July – Fringe Fortnight

A variety of events at different locations around the villages – some ticketed, some free. 

During the fortnight there will be a Saturday day of fun – Saxon sports on / around the school field. (Yet to be discussed with head teacher at Castor School)

  • Peterborough Big Band
  • Comedy night
  • Local people – “Raise the Roof”-style event
  • Selected music acts

Sunday the 23rd June – In church – a choral concert

Fergus Black and the St Martin’s Singers

Wednesday 26th of June – a talk by broadcaster and historian, Dr. Jonathan Foyle – details not yet available

3rd – 5th October  The Kyneburgha Operetta   

Will take place in the church. Lyrics Ian Winfrey, Music Jon Graham

That’s all for now folks but this page will be updated as existing events are confirmed and new events are planned.