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The Jalgos Journey in Preston – 1962 to …?

Jalgos Save Our Club t-shirt History is a story of the past. As a historian I am a correspondent of the past tasked with bringing it to life and sharing it with a wide audience […]

2 months ago
A short history of Preston’s Caribbean community – from colour bar to cricket to Carnival

Dominoes at Jalgos Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Preston is home to many diverse communities that have helped shape the cultural landscape of the city as it stands today. Home to people from Ireland, Eastern Europe, Hong Kong, […]

3 months ago
A voyage of discovery into Preston’s Windrush history

Windrush flag Today, 22 June, is Windrush Day.  It marks the disembarkation of the SS Empire Windrush, a former troopship returning on a voyage from the Caribbean with over 1,000 passengers including 492 […]

11 months ago
Whitsuntide in Preston and the tale of Paddy’s Rookery Riots

English Martyrs Church Whitsuntide procession in Garstang Road in 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive English Martyrs Church Whitsuntide procession in Garstang Road in 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive 2018 marks the centenary of the ending of World War One, it is also one hundred […]

6 years ago
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