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Preston’s Heritage Open Days 2021 what you can visit in the city

Posted on - 3rd September, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, What's On in Preston
Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall
Preston’s skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston’s Heritage Open Days are taking place in the city from Friday 10 September to Sunday 19 September, with the aim of helping people explore Preston’s history and discover new places and stories.

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From walks, tours, and food-based events, there’s something for all the family, and Blog Preston have created our handy guide to help you decide your itinerary for the week.

First weekend: Friday 10-Sunday 12 September

  • Preston Dock Walk on Friday at 10am
  • Lancashire Archives on Friday and Saturday 9.30am-4.30pm
  • St George’s Church on Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12-4pm
  • Friends of Tram Bridge walks on Saturday at 9.30am and 1.30pm
  • J Horrocks Observatory on Saturday at 10am-3pm
  • Preston Parched Peas on Friday and Saturday 10am-3pm
  • The Tea Bar Reimagined on Saturday 10.30am-2pm
  • St Walburge’s Church on Saturday 10am-1pm and Sunday 2-5pm
  • Winckley Square Gardens on Saturday 10.15am-12pm and Sunday 11am-3pm
  • Avenham Miller Parks walk on Sunday at 10am
  • Preston Cemetery tours on Sunday at 11am, 12pm and 1pm
St Walburge's Church in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall
St Walburge’s Church in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall

Weekdays from Monday 13 September to Friday 17 September

  • Lancashire Archives on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Preston Parched Peas on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am-3pm
  • St George’s Church on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am-4pm
  • St Mary’s Churchyard on Wednesday 3-7pm
  • UCLan Campus History tour on Wednesday and Friday at 2pm
  • The Harris Egyptian Balcony on Friday 10-11.30am, 12.30-2pm and 2.30-4pm
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Second weekend: Saturday 18-Sunday 19 September

  • St Michaels and All Angels on Saturday 9am-12pm
  • Fishwick Bottoms Walk on Saturday at 10am
  • Preston Market Tours on Saturday at 10am and 12pm
  • St Walburge’s Church on Saturday 10am-1pm
  • Preston Parched Peas on Saturday 10am-3pm
  • The Harris Egyptian Balcony on Saturday 10-11.30am, 12.30-2pm and 2.30-4pm
  • Ashton Freehold Walk on Saturday at 10.30am
  • The Tea Bar Reimagined on Saturday 10.30am-2pm
  • Haslam Park on Saturday 11am-4pm
  • St Thomas/English Martyrs on Saturday 2-4pm
  • St George’s Church on Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12-4pm
  • Preston Cleansing tours on Sunday 10am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm
  • J Horrocks Observatory on Sunday 10am-3pm
  • Preston Playhouse on Sunday 10am-4pm
  • St Mary’s Churchyard on Sunday 11am-3.30pm

You can see the full programme on the Heritage Open Days website.

Tree lined walk at Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall
Tree lined walk at Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall


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