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Chance to explore history of Winckley Square

Posted on - 5th September, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, History, News, Preston City Centre, Things To Do, Winckley Square
People enjoying the sunshine in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall
People enjoying the sunshine in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall

A chance to know more about the families who lives behind Winckley Square’s doors during the Georgian and Victorian eras is being offered.

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The Friends of Winckley Square is holding its ‘Inside Out Exhibition’ in Winckley Square Gardens.

Part of the Heritage Open Days the pictures allowing you to step behind the doors of the some of the Square’s most well-known buildings, and those which are not so well know.

The exhibition is free and includes free family activities and entertainment on both Saturday (9 September) and Sunday (10 September).

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There’s also free guided tours of Winckley Square being offered – to learn about the history of the Square and see some of the buildings.

The tours run on Saturday and Sunday at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 3.30pm.

Anyone with any questions about the events can contact Helen Thompson on helen.thompson@groundwork.org.uk

They are all part of the Heritage Open Days which run from Thursday (7 September) to Sunday and give people the chance to explore dozens of places they can’t normally see in the city.

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