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Special events to help Courtaulds connect with Preston

The building was torn down in the 1980s Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust A series of special events is being held to accompany the ongoing Courtauld Connects exhibition at the Harris Museum and […]

12 months ago
Courtauld connects with Preston – and there’s a reunion on the cards

Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory From fishing to the foxtrot, darts to the Hokey Cokey – Courtaulds textile factory may have been one of Preston’s largest employers, but […]

1 year ago
This French Impressionist masterpiece goes on display at the Harris

Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust A piece of French Impressionism is coming to the Harris for three months. Connecting with Preston’s link with the former […]

1 year ago
Watch final Courtaulds history project documentary

The building was torn down in the 1980s A documentary charting the history of Preston’s Courtaulds factory has been released. Made by Gary Cunliffe the 48-minutes film is the culmination of a project to gather the memories of […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Celebration of former Courtaulds factory event planned

Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory An event to celebrate those who worked at the former Courtaulds factory takes place on Saturday. Celebrating Courtaulds is part of a project delving into the history of what was […]

5 years ago
Courtaulds factory memories to be told through song

The history of Preston’s former Courtaulds factory is to be brought to life through a music project. A Song for your Community sees singer-songwriter Claire Mooney work with former factory […]

5 years ago
Courtauld’s factory memories shared at community event

Visitors use pictures to remember Courtauld's Former workers at the Courtauld’s factory have met to recall the working life. The textiles factory was knocked down in the 1980s but a new community project aims to piece […]

5 years ago
Courtauld’s factory film: Watch fascinating lookback at factory life

The building was torn down in the 1980s The story of the former Courtauld’s factory has been told in an online documentary. Prestonian Gary Cunliffe has produced the lookback at what used to be one of the biggest […]

5 years ago
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