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Preston Guild Hall

The Guild Hall was the city’s premiere entertainment venue and was built in the early 1970s. It was sold off to the late businessman Simon Rigby and then went bust, falling back into council ownership in 2019. It remains mothballed as a venue.

Young man glassed at 3am in Preston city centre cocktail bar

Review cocktail bar in Preston A young man was glassed in the early hours of the morning at a popular cocktail bar in Preston, police have said. The incident happened at Review cocktail bar, at […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Guild Hall confirmed to have RAAC in roof panels

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Both Preston Guild Hall’s Grand Hall and Charter Theatre contain RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete), Blog Preston can reveal. Specialist RAAC engineers – Curtins Consulting Engineers – have now completed […]

1 month ago
Preston Weekender postponed until 2024 due to Guild Hall ‘crumbly concrete’ roof

Event at the Flag Market Preston Weekender is due to go ahead in 2024 after a series of setbacks including the Guild Hall having ‘crumbly concrete’ in roof panels. The event is now due to […]

4 months ago
Maintaining peace in community ‘best response’ Preston can mount to Middle East conflict

The service at Preston Guild Hall on Tuesday Maintaining peace and personable relations between its diverse communities is the best response Preston can mount to the conflict that continues to rage in the Middle East. That was the […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Encounter Festival confirms details of Community and Traditions stage outside Guild Hall

The Community and Traditions stage will feature performances from across the musical and culture spectrum Pic: Lancashire Encounter Festival Details of the Community and Traditions stage at the Lancashire Encounter Festival have been confirmed. Hosted outside The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road the stage is due to showcase an […]

6 months ago
A first step in Preston Guild Hall’s revival

New signage at the Guild Hall Pic: BBC LDRS The stage has been set for the first entertainment event at Preston’s Guild Hall since the venue was mothballed more than four years ago. The Preston Weekender – which had […]

7 months ago
Preston Weekender moving dates and into the Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall was closed as a venue and the parent firm placed into administration Pic: Tony Worrall A festival due to take place on Preston’s Flag Market this summer has been pushed back to the Autumn and moved indoors at the Guild Hall. The Preston Weekender – […]

7 months ago
Preston Guild Hall signage to be changed

The Guild Hall, Preston Preparations for the eventual reopening of Preston’s Guild Hall have stepped up, with the removal of the signage that adorned the building before its shock closure four years ago – […]

9 months ago
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