Magical History Tour 4

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City Centre (North End)

Explore the hidden history of Peterboroguh City Centre like you have never seen before with Deljit Singh
If you’ve seen part 3, you’ll know Del’s travelled south from Millfield to share some city centre stories!
 

Wine King, The Club with No Name, Cinemas, Libraries, and Kinemas… more historical facts and anecdotes from Peterborough’s Deljit Singh.

The series, filmed by Emily Steele and Osvin Dias, Magical History Tours look back fondly at the changing landscape of the city. A mix of personal stories and historical markers, Deljit shares captivating memories of the city within the last 100 years or so.
 
Parts 1-3 have been huge successes, reaching over 100,000 combined views across platforms. We’ve received comments from all over the world. We are pleased our local and wider communities have benefited from this important collaboration.
Film by Emily Steele Cine-Sister
Additional Images courtesy of Chris Porsz and Peterborough Images

Huge thanks to Deljit Singh for his idea and his passion!

This film is part of a series of filmed memory tours. Click the button below to watch part 1

Sandra Keating

About Deljit

Deljit Singh grew up on Cromwell Road in the 1960s. His Dad owned ‘Rathore Continental Store’, which is known as the first “ethnically owned shop in Peterborough”. Deljit and his family have been incredible community ambassadors, doing mountains of charity and community work. They’ve done this as individuals and also through the Sikh temple.

Growing up Del was also well-known as a Sikh Heavy Rock DJ, and would often be found at a local community hall mixing on the decks.

Del is also a keen runner and often runs half-marathons for charity.

Other Interesting Stuff

Well if you found that fascinating come and check out what else we have been doing!
Millfield Link – a case study

Millfield Link – a case study

Read: an insight into our work in Millfield from 2017 – 2022. The case study shares what happened, the learning and the challenges. Useful for others running community-based projects about telling stories through art.

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Creative wellbeing research

Creative wellbeing research

Read: we’ve been exploring how our programme can support personal and community wellbeing. This document pulls together a few links to research, organisations, toolkits and interesting quotes in case you’re interested in exploring this too

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