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This category relates to all things to do with Preston Guild which takes place every 20 years in the city

The first post World War II Preston Guild, 1952, in colour

Preston Public Hall in 1952 Pic: Preston Digital Archive and Pallette.fm The first post World War II Preston Guild was held in 1952. It was still largely a black and white world, photographically. However modern AI technology can add a splash […]

8 months ago
Preston Guild 1862, the first Guild to be photographed

Preston in 1862 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston Guild has been held every 20 years for centuries. The 1862 Guild was the first to be photographed. This was also an important year globally. The American Civil War […]

10 months ago
Film captures happy memories of the 2012 Preston Guild a decade on

A still from Preston Motion Picture Project showing the Guild 2012 procession It’s a decade since a community film was made about Preston during the 2012 Guild year. The Preston Motion Picture Project was made by entirely by volunteers and in partnership […]

1 year ago
UCLan and Lancashire Archives holding exhibition on 1922 Guild Pageant

The University of Central Lancashire has partnered with the Lancashire Archives to host an event that will look back at the 1922 Guild Pageant. The pageant was performed entirely by […]

2 years ago
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Preston Guild reunion details announced

Some of the fantastic Guilders in 2012 Pic: Tony Worrall An event to mark the halfway point to the next Preston Guild in 2032 will take place on Saturday 3rd September. Guilders are invited to meet at 12noon on the […]

2 years ago
Preston Guilders seek previous members for reunion

To mark the halfway mark to the next Preston Guild in 2032, Guilders from 2012 are being invited to mark the occasion in some way. Some Guild Volunteers have met […]

2 years ago
Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

2 years ago
This mug from the 1842 Preston Guild has been sold

Sold on the auction website - a Victorian Guild mug! Sold on the auction website – a Victorian Guild mug! A rare mug produced for a Preston Guild during Victorian times has sold for thousands of pounds. The 1842 Preston […]

7 years ago
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