A series of events to commemorate a hundred years since the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Preston starts on Saturday.Advertisement
The King and Queen came to the city in July 1913 and the Harris Museum is raiding the archives in memory.
On Saturday 6 July there will be a free family fun day from 11am to 3pm, including a chance to speak to Will Onda who filmed the events in 1913.
A special screening of a compilation of local newsreels will take place on Monday 8 July, with two showings at 2pm and 7pm. This costs £5.
The Horrockses Mill Model, made for the Royal visit, will be on display at 1pm on Wednesday 10 July.
On the same day at 6pm there will be a lecture from history curator Emma Heslewood on the background, events and controversy surrounding the Royal visit.
Tickets are £3 and available via Eventbrite or calling 01772 905 414.
Image credit to Preston Digital Archive