Come and feel the Peterborough Effect!

Forty Years On Exhibition

At Peterborough Museum

19 October 2013 - 12 January 2014

Archived Event

FREE, except on special event days

Your story is Peterborough’s story

Don’t miss this exciting exhibition telling the story of Peterborough’s past. The exhibition will feature the iconic chopper bike and some other familiar items that were manufactured in Peterborough, such as the soda stream and vintage children’s games.

There will be an opportunity to listen to radio adverts that were part of the media campaign to attract newcomers to the city, which began in the late 1960s.

A Bakelite telephone containing oral history audio clips will enable visitors to get a real sense of what life was like in Peterborough during that exciting expansion period.

Original photographs, maps and documents will also be on display and there will be a children’s activity corner all set against the backdrop of the music and accompanied by the fashions of the time!

Forty Years On is an archive, oral history and theatre project run in partnership by Eastern Angles and Vivacity.

If you would like to know more, call Peterborough Museum on 01733 864663, or email

Forty Years On Exhibition Performances

Sat 19 Oct 10:00am FREE, except on special event days For Sale
Sun 12 Jan 5:00pm FREE, except on special event days For Sale

Peterborough Museum

  • Priestgate, Peterborough, PE1 1LF
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