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

Lancashire Encounter returns to become biennial fixture between Preston Guilds

The red canopies being put into position during last year's Encounter and two of the performers The Lancashire Encounter bridging the gap between the Preston Guild is to become a permanent fixture in the city events calendar. Funding has been secured to develop this year’s event […]

8 years ago
1950’s Fishwick School pals get together with old friend from California

Several people who formerly attended Fishwick School in the 1950’s were reunited on Wednesday of this week. One of the old school pals is Dave Hughlock, now residing in Pomona in California […]

8 years ago
Preston Biennial planned: Could city host a major arts event every two years?

The Preston Guild is too long to wait between major arts events according to the city council Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has unveiled its vision to host a major event in the city every two years – a Preston Biennial – as well as boosting the number of […]

9 years ago
Commemorative book to celebrate the Preston Guild in 2012 goes on display at the Harris Museum

Ken Hudson, Bill Shannon, Carl Crompton and Jonathan Saksena with the Guild Book A commemorative book to mark the 2012 Preston Guild has gone on display at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Illustrator and calligrapher Robin Utracik was commissioned to produce a […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Auditions to be held for Peter Pan musical

Auditions for a musical version of Peter Pan will be held at the Guild Hall on Sunday, December 14. Chosen candidates will join a professional cast playing the parts of […]

9 years ago
Successful Heritage Day event at St John’s Minster

  Many visitors called in at the Minster Church on Saturday to view the exhibits of the Preston Historical Society artefacts and ephemera from their archives. A video presentation of […]

9 years ago
Preston’s adopted navy ship HMS Charger at the Docks

HMS Charger during visit to Preston in November 2013 Preston’s adopted ship the HMS Charger is at the Docks on Saturday. The Royal Navy ship which was formally adopted by the city during the Preston Guild has returned. It […]

10 years ago
Preston Guild volunteers honoured at Lancashire Tourism Awards

Four Guilders, Anne Errington, Steve Ball, Brenda Dell and Tass Cotton together with their Volunteer co-ordinator Rob Pratten received the award on behalf of all the 250 Guilders Hundreds of volunteers who helped make the Preston Guild happen last year were rewarded last night. At a tourism award celebrating the best in Lancashire’s tourist destinations it was the […]

10 years ago
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