Going to the Ball: The Spirit of ’42. Celebrating the Guild that never was

Posted on - 15th September, 2012 - 1:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, Fashion, Nostalgia, People, Photos, Preston Guild


Avenham Park was transported back to the Guild that never was. In 1942 Preston Guild was cancelled due to World War 2. In a beautifully set dressed pop-up ballroom in Avenham Park, 1942 is re imagined.

Dance teacher Julie Brown, helped re-create the packed dance floors of the 1930s and 40s

The people of Preston (and beyond) really entered into the spirit themselves as you can see from the great photos taken by Gill Lawson in her Flickr set:

Preston in pictures Police at St Georges in PrestonThe new Sandos in PrestonNew Fives Bar & Grill in PrestonSandos rebornCatkins  Tri-X Pyro-HD 85mm f1.8385  TriXFeb_0006 Pyro HDFixtures Tr-X PyroHDA walk in the woods. View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

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