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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Final, Part 12

NEWSFLASH: 15 November 1715 – Carpenter leaves Preston with the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Lumley and Colonel Darcy. November 22nd 1715 – The Pretender (James III), or the ‘Chevalier St George’, […]

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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 11

NEWSFLASH: 14 November 1715 – Soon after 7.00am: A messenger is sent from rebels to Wills to confirm that his terms were accepted and that the rebels would surrender unconditionally. The […]

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International piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet to perform at Preston Minster

Preston Minster is extremely delighted to present international piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, who will giving a performance on Friday 22 January 2016. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has achieved acclaim for a variety of disparate […]

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Talk on the 200th year anniversary of gas being used in Preston

It is something we all take for granted nowadays, but gas has been used as an energy source in Preston for 200 years. The pioneers of its primary use and the […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Musica Lirica to bring Puccini’s Tosca to Preston Minster in November

Musica Lirica Opera presents Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, sung in English, rather than Italian, with orchestra at 4 North West venues in its short Autumn tour.  This evergreen opera will […]

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Preston celebrates the 300th anniversary of the last battle in England

Three hundred years ago, in 1715, the last battle in England was fought in Preston, Lancashire between English government forces and the Jacobite rebels. Over the next few weeks and […]

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An evening of music with Louisa Stirland and friends at Preston Minster

Former BBC Young Chorister of the Year Louisa Stirland will be hosting an evening of music tomorrow at Preston Minster on Friday 21 August. Louisa, who has been singing from […]

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Traditional Summer Gala to be held at Preston Minster

Preston Minster are pleased to announce that they will be holding their annual summer gala on Saturday 18 July. All the traditional fete activities will be in full swing –  Stalls, […]

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