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Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines to tell her fascinating life story

The Preston Historical Society is delighted to announce that in September, they will be hosting a most fascinating talk which will be presented by Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines. This talk, with […]

7 years ago
A new blue plaque for Preston and it’s a world first

The Dick Kerr blue plaque in all its glory  Pic: Gill LawsonDick, Kerr Ladies Football Club historian, Gail Newsham, has been tireless in her determination to have a commemorative blue plaque […]

7 years ago
Wandering And Wondering – A Preston Magical History Mystery Tour

Local historian Keith Johnson, has published a wonderful little Preston based pocket book in which readers are invited on a tour to discover for themselves the changing face of Preston. Keith writes… “Perhaps, like […]

7 years ago
Historical origins of the Deepdale Enclosure in Preston

With the recent news of the Deepdale Enclosure to keep its special heritage status, we thought that it would be interesting to look into this small area and its fascinating […]

8 years ago
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Completion of £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens is a ‘landmark day’ for Preston

ÂŁ1.2m ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens now complete Reopening hailed as a ‘landmark day for Preston city centre signalling an ‘exciting future’ Square reopened by Preston’s Mayor Coun John […]

8 years ago
Fulwood Barracks from the beginning: a short history

Fulwood Barracks engraving. The Main Entrance 1857 Fulwood Barracks in Preston was built upon a part of the site of the old race course over which the ancient Watling-street passed and was […]

8 years ago
New video out for the recent ‘Feast for Peace’ event in Preston’s Flag Market

Following the success of the Feast for Peace event which was held in Preston’s Flag Market during July of this year, Tom Wolfenden of Weird Wolf Media created and edited […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Preston Comic Con and Preston City Wrestling fifth anniversary

Saturday 6 August saw a very colourful array of science fiction cult characters and celebrities attending the Preston Comic Con event held at the Guild Hall in Preston. Paul Melling […]

8 years ago
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