What's On Thu 28 Mar 2024

Stuart Orme: Richard III – our locally born monarch – the true story start:18:30
Richard III: Peterborough's Medieval Monarch?
Good King Richard or monster? Richard remains one of England’s most enigmatic and controversial Kings. Was he the monster depicted in Shakespeare’s play or a victim of Tudor Propaganda? The truth, like the man is perhaps more complex and interesting, and what’s more he was born just outside Peterborough!
An illustrated talk by Stuart Orme, curator of the Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon. A Historian, Folklorist, Writer, Re-enactor, Museum Professional. A prolific speaker formerly operations manager at Peterborough Cathedral, curator at Peterborough Museum, lead officer for Peterborough’s Heritage Festival. Stuart has been responsible for Flag Fen and Vivacity’s heritage assets.