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Only a week to go before international piano recitalist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs at Preston Minster

On Friday, 22 January 2016, renowned international piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet will be performing at the Preston Minster for the first time ever. This is a not to be missed […]

4 years ago
New heritage centre celebrating Lancashire’s military air history opens in Warton

Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director for Programmes and Support at BAE Systems, has formally opened a new heritage centre in Warton, Lancashire, to celebrate the Company’s rich history in the […]

4 years ago
Just for fun: Three festive vintage videos of Preston in the 1950’s, 1980’s and 1990’s

In keeping with the festive season we thought it might be interesting to show a small selection of short Preston based videos to see how Christmas has been celebrated in three different […]

4 years ago
Centenary of the Victoria Cross awarded to Private William Young V.C. 1915

100 years ago to this day, Scottish born Private William Young residing in Heysham Street, Preston and a soldier serving with the 8th (Service) Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 8

Hi Preston Peeps! Silly Billy here with my latest blog thingy. Well after months & months of waiting we have finally started our Panto, oh yes we have! It is […]

4 years ago
Sleeping Beauty Panto is a roaring success with opening night audience

The opening night of Preston Guild Hall’s spectacular pantomime Sleeping Beauty has been receiving high praise from audience members and press alike. Sleeping Beauty is the first pantomime under the […]

4 years ago
The story of a remarkable milliner who ran a business in Church Street for almost 50 years

Having served her time as a hat maker in a Fishergate shop, Edna Alice Deakin opened her own millinery business in 1938 at 47a Church Street in Preston, between Derby […]

4 years ago
The UCLan Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture to be given in December

This year’s Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture is about three North Country astronomers: Jeremiah Horrocks, William Crabtree & William Gascoigne, Britain’s first great research astronomers. Three private individuals, fully informed of the European […]

4 years ago
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