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You can use our online ordering facility (below) to purchase any of the following items or make a donation. A delivery charge of £2.00 per order is payable for all orders.

You can also submit your order by email or post using our order form, or purchase items at our open meetings which are listed on our visits and talks page.

Peterborough In Detail

Peterborough and its Villages in Detail

Published by the Society, this is a hardback book covering the fascinating architectural detail of our distinctive local buildings. It includes over 850 superb photographs taken by members of the Peterborough Photographic Society.

Here are some of the reviews we received:

Griff Rhys-Jones, President of the Victorian Society .... a ravishing document, a visual cornucopia, a fascinating sourcebook of architectural detail

Ancient Monuments Society ..... a quite outstanding book .... a scholarly informed text revelling in the variety of architectural detail and craftsmanship

Living Villages .... Peterborough Civic Society deserves unreserved credit for this sumptuously produced celebration of the many, sometimes gloriously idiosyncratic, architectural details that adorn the buildings of Peterborough and the many villages within its rural environs

and some comments from purchasers:

A masterpiece of selection ... the text genuinely illuminating and the production quality first rate

A most appealing record of a host of beautiful local architectural features .... the text is informative and informed ... I shall treasure my copy

Beautifully photographed, thoughtfully laid out .... the text is just right .... a superb book

Some sample pages - click to enlarge.

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The Society offers this book for sale to non-members at a price of £15.00 (£10.00 to members), compared with the normal retail price of £18.00. Order online or print off and use our order form.

Peterborough in Detail Greetings Cards - only £5.00 per pack of six

These superb cards have been created by the Peterborough Civic Society, using photographs taken in the preparation of our acclaimed book, 'Peterborough and its Villages in Detail'.

Once the production costs of the cards have been covered, all profits will be donated to the Cathedral to assist with the maintenance of its fabric.

Each card comes together with an envelope, all enclosed in a cellophane wrapper. The inside pages have been left blank, so the cards are suitable for use for all types of occasion.

Each pack has six cards as shown below, each containing twenty five images of Peterborough.
Click on an image to see a larger view of each card.

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The cards are for sale at £5.00 per pack of six cards. In each pack of six, you will receive one card of each design. Order online or print off and use our order form.

If you wish to purchase multiples of individual designs, rather than the full set, please contact our treasurer, Roger Davis (details on order form) to discuss.

The rear of the card appears as shown right (click on image to enlarge).

The collages have been prepared by our vice-chairman, Toby Wood. We would like to acknowledge the support given by the Peterborough Photographic Society and Fisherprint Ltd. in their realisation.

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Peterborough Blue Plaques booklet

Our 28 page booklet is a handy version of the material available on our Blue Plaques pages. It contains illustrations and details of all of the plaque locations, designed to assist you in finding your way around. Sadly space does not permit all the available material to be included in the booklet, so do please use it in combination with our Blue Plaques pages to see all available information and illustrations.

The booklet can be ordered now from the Society at £2.00 each (to cover postage and packing) by clicking on the image right to be taken to our online sales page.

Alternatively download, complete and return our order form.

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DVD RAF Peterborough (Westwood Airfield)

The DVD tells the story of Westwood Airfield from its origins after World War 1 through to the 1970s through archive film and interviews local historians and with people who have first hand memories of life on the airfield.

Aircrew were recruited from around the world and many received some of their training at RAF Peterborough as a flying training base. The former airfield now forms much of the site of the housing neighbourhoods of Westwood, Ravensthorpe and Netherton, and the Westwood industrial estate

The DVD is priced at £10.00. Order online or print off and use our order form. To see front and rear of the DVD sleeve click on the image.

It was produced for the Society by Blue Slate Media.

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and for historical reference...........

Peterborough Civic Society Tea Towel

We did have our own tea towel which measured 800mm x 485mm (19in x 31.5in). To see a larger image please click on the towel.

Sadly though this is now sold out.

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