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

Harris Museum celebrates Preston’s contribution to the war

The Harris Museum has been celebrating Preston’s role in supplying refreshments to troops during the two World Wars. During the First and Second World War 15 million cups of tea […]

9 years ago
Preston Arts Council funding halves

Preston has suffered a 50% decrease in Arts Council funding between 2008 and 2010. The figures, taken from data.gov.uk, show the amount of grants awarded between 2008/2009 and 2009/2010. The awards are then broken down into regional […]

9 years ago
Preston Council recruiting Guild Head of Marketing

Preston Council is recruiting a new Head of Marketing (& Development) with a specific focus on the Guild. Whoever lands the role will be paid between £28,636 to £30,011 per […]

9 years ago
What makes Preston’s history special?

Ahead of the 2012 Preston Guild, the Harris Museum is asking what makes Preston’s history special for a new exhibition.

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Video of the first Preston Tweetup

Preston held its first ever Tweetup in March 2009, and it was captured on video. There’s four parts showing how twitter users in Preston came together and came up with […]

10 years ago
Preston Tweetup II – so, how can we support the arts in Preston?

The second Preston Tweetup took place on Monday 27th July 2009 at the New Continental. Blog Preston was hosting the event again, with help from They Eat Culture, and it […]

10 years ago
Making a creative Lancashire?

You might be surprised to know that Lancashire’s creative industries are in economic terms more important than the county’s tourist sector. Surprised me too.

10 years ago
Wiki started for Preston Guild 2012 ideas

After the success of Preston Tweetup, I’ve set up a quick wiki where all the ideas from the night can be jotted down, edited and evolved. Take a moment to […]

10 years ago
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