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

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 […]

6 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 […]

7 years ago
Looking back: Preston Guild Community Procession 2012

It may be hard to believe but the hugely successful Preston Guild was taking place at this time just last year. On 7 September 2012 the Community Procession made its […]

7 years ago
Official Presentation of the Guild Time Capsule

At 11.50am on Saturday 24th August, the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Veronica Afrin, was in attendance at the Harris Flights to officially present the Guild prototype Time Capsule to the […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Guild time capsule prototype to be on display at the Harris Flights

A prototype of the Guild Time capsule will be taken up the Harris Flights and installed in the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Staff and students at the University of […]

7 years ago
Street party time: Preston residents offered the chance to throw their own party

street party Preston residents have been told they don’t need an excuse for a street party. Last year saw 145 street parties held for the Guild, Jubilee and Olympics but now council […]

7 years ago
Guild to be commemorated with benches in Avenham and Miller Park

Father Timothy Lipscomb, Chair of Avenham & Miller Parks friends group with Don Ingham, Preston City Council Avenham & Miller Parks Manager A series of new benches will be appearing in Avenham and Miller Park as a celebration of the Guild. The Friends of Avenham and Miller Park groups have been given […]

7 years ago
New World Festival due to take place in Preston during summer of 2014

The colour and sounds of Preston's Carnival are important for the city according to the council report A new summer festival is set to be one of the legacies left by Preston Guild 2012. The city council’s cabinet met on Thursday to agree the city needs more […]

7 years ago
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