Restoration & Preservation

One of the most important aspects of the Yaxley Heritage Project is the preservation and in some cases, the restoration of our village heritage assets. As we are building our collection we are methodically cataloging our photos, paintings, sketches, maps and documents...

Saving the Manorial Records

With our team having expressed the importance of the preservation of Yaxley’s Manorial Records for some time now, it’s very encouraging to see that the Yaxley Parish Council have now entered into talks with the Huntingdonshire Archives.  This month...

Yaxley Heritage Week

In an exciting week for those interested in local history and specifically the heritage of Yaxley, it has been announced that the newly formed Fenland Trust, a group created as a direct result of the Yaxley Festival Legacy Heritage Project, will be staging the...

Yaxley Festival History Exhibition

The Yaxley Festival isn’t just about community and entertainment – it’s also about heritage, specifically celebrating the rich local history of Yaxley and the Great Fen. For nearly 900 years the magnificent cathedral at Peterborough has flung a shadow across...