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Meet Jane, Henrietta, Louisa, Alice, Alice and Dorothy – the trailblazing women who had a special impact on Preston

An upcoming Preston Arts Festival event will explore the impact of six women on Preston.  Friend of Winckley Square Susan Douglass will deliver her talk – The Lot of a Woman in a Man’s World – […]

1 week ago
Suffragette Lego statue visits South Ribble

The South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre will host a life-sized suffragette Lego statue as part of its National Tour. The statue aptly named ‘Hope’ is at the museum from […]

1 month ago
Special Winckley Square events to feature in Preston Arts Festival

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A series of special walks and talks in and around Winckley Square is to feature in the upcoming Preston Arts Festival. The Friends of Winckley Square have expanded on their […]

2 months ago
Joy for trainspotters as LMS Jubilee Class 5690 Leander steams through Preston

Rail enthusiasts were treated to a rare sighting of the LMS Jubilee Class 5690 Leander as it steamed through Preston on Saturday. Dozens of fans visited Preston Railway Station to […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Uncover Winckley Square’s hidden histories with these guided walks

A view of Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square guided walks are back for April and May. The free walks, led by the Friends of Winckley Square, uncover the hidden histories of Preston’s Georgian Square. There are […]

6 months ago
Winckley Square guided walks to celebrate International Women’s Day

A view of the new look Winckley Square which took most of 2016 to complete Pic: Tony Worrall A special series of Winckley Square guided walks is taking place to celebrate International Women’s Day. The walks, which are dedicated to the women of Winckley Square, will take place […]

8 months ago
Great British Railway Journeys visit Preston’s suffragette city

Journalist and railway enthusiast Michael Portillo will visit Preston in the next episode of BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys. Returning to the screen for its 10th series, Portillo kicks off […]

8 months ago
Mill Girls and Militants to perform on Preston Flag Market

The Flag Market will be the venue for the fan zone Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s heritage will be brought to life this weekend with a special performance of dance on the Flag Market. Ludus Youth Theatre Company and community groups will bring a mass […]

12 months ago
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