Charlotte Berry to give a performance at Harris on George Gilbert Scott former Town Hall

Posted on - 19th January, 2015 - 8:33pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, History, Nostalgia, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
The celebrated George Gilbert Scott Town Hall in all its former glory

The celebrated George Gilbert Scott Town Hall in all its former glory. Pic: Preston Digital Archive

Charlotte Berry, Deviser, Performer & Musician, is a fanatical enthusiast of the old former Town Hall designed by celebrated architect, George Gilbert Scott. The Town Hall was demolished in 1962 and was replaced on the same site by Crystal House which remains there today. Charlotte’s performance of 1947 Reflects Memories through the glass frames of the Harris Museum recreating Sir George Gilbert Scott’s Town Hall.


The performance, 1947 Thoughts from the Rubble Banks, will be held in the Harris Museum Community Library on Wednesday 21 January in two separate sessions, first one at 5.15pm until 5.45pm. The performance will then be repeated from 6.00pm until 6.30pm.


Charlotte said, “If anyone is interested to see my performance 1947 this week at the Harris Museum, please get in touch and book a seat as it is limited capacity. 1947 is an exploration of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s Town Hall, having only lived in Preston for three years, I have collected memory and culture in relation to the magnificent building central to Preston”.

Limited seating, please call 07867 306 062 to reserve your seat.

You can find more details of the performance at Charlotte’s website.

Will you go to the 1947 performance? Let us know in the comments below.

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