History projections on Lancashire Archive building

Posted on - 27th November, 2013 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Food & Drink, History, Nostalgia, Preston City Centre, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Archives Team Photo

The Lancashire Archives team present at the projection event
left to right – Alex Duggan, Zoe Kennington, Jacquie Crosby, Glenn Swarbrick, Kate Newman, Annie Starkey

What’s the best way to cook a Puffin? Read on to find out more:


As of a national archives awareness campaign, on Tuesday 26 November the Lancashire Archives team put on a presentation of history image slides projected onto the Lancashire Archives building wall.
Designed and presented by Glenn Swarbrick, this was a prelude to the Lancashire Archive exhibition which celebrates  Lancashire day. The event starts at 11.00am until 4.00pm on Wednesday 27 November 2013 at the Lancashire Archives office on Bow Lane, Preston.

Wall Projection 5

One of the images projected onto the Lancashire Archive Building

Known as ‘Explore our archives food day’, this will be an exhibition of a great variety of things to see and do. Amongst the exhibits, there will be a mini market, a cafe, food related archives, 18th century menus, an exhibit of antique cheese making equipment,  representatives from the Lancashire Co-op with be on hand with historical exhibits and you will even be able to listen to people from the past talking of their food memories by courtesy of The Northwest Sound Archives.

You can also discover how to make a soup from a recipe made in 1847.

Historian Dr Alan Crosby will make your taste buds tingle with a talk about Lancashire food from 6pm to 7pm.

Oh, and by the way, the best way to cook a Puffin, well you’ll have to attend the event to find out about that!

 See the Lancashire Archives website for more on this an other upcoming events.

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