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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.

Dance school celebrates 40 years in Preston

A dance school that prides itself on giving students individual attention is celebrating 40 years in Preston. Carol May’s Academy says it offers students of all ages and abilities dance […]

3 weeks ago
Frustration as Preston Guild Hall legal wrangles continue

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Guild Hall has played an important role in the city by providing a home for the arts and culture sector for nearly five decades. However in recent years the […]

3 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

3 months 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 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The sad demise of Preston Guild Hall and the origins of the Guild

Preston Guild Hall Pic: Tripadvisor The future for Preston Guild Hall looks in doubt as legal wrangles continue over this now closed venue. Once a revolutionary building, has the Guild Hall had its day? The […]

8 months ago
The Harris library opens temporary home in the Guild Hall

The Harris library has opened a temporary site in the Guild Hall while renovation works begin on the museum building. The library has moved across the road from the Grade […]

10 months ago
‘Hey Presto-n’ to treat Prestonians to a night of illusion and magic

New frontage of the Guild Hall put up on the day Simon Rigby took over Prestonians are set to be treated to a night of illusion and magic at the Charter Theatre on 30 June during ‘Hey Presto-n.’ Hey Presto-n is part of Preston Live […]

1 year ago
Popular burger bar expands to LeVel in Preston Guild Hall

Some of the new food on offer at We Don't Give A Fork at LeVel Popular Preston burger bar We Don’t Give A Fork has opened an outlet in LeVel. The new spot within the Lancaster Road venue offers the same menu as the original […]

1 year ago
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