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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.

Ticket refunds are in the pipeline, says Guild Hall boss

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Customers anxiously awaiting refunds for shows which have been cancelled at the Guild Hall can expect to be refunded in due course, said Simon Rigby. Hundreds of disappointed punters have […]

2 years ago
Management company VMS Live brought in to take over Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall A management company has been brought in to take over the operating of the Guild Hall after months of speculation. The Guild Hall is in the final stages of discussions […]

2 years ago
Evil Blizzard headlining Preston Guild Hall

The Guild Hall is preparing to stage one of its loudest shows to date as Evil Blizzard play their only 2019 show in April. The Preston based band will headline […]

2 years ago
‘No risk to upcoming shows’ following reports of £100k debts at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre has told Blog Preston there is no risk to upcoming shows after reports of spiralling debts totalling £100,000 emerged. A report […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Beer Festival is coming to the Guild Hall

One of the city’s most popular entertainment venues is preparing to hold its first ever beer festival. Preston Beer Festival will be coming to the Guild Hall in autumn 2019. […]

2 years ago
New steak restaurant to open in Preston Guild Hall

The restaurant was initially called The Villa after Mr Rigby's restaurant at Kirkham but changed name in recent years Pic: Multimedia Woman A popular restaurant in Preston Guild Hall is to close its doors on Sunday, only to be replaced by a brand new restaurant for the city. Victorias has been operating […]

2 years ago
James Martin is bringing live cooking show to Preston Guild Hall

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling Food enthusiasts will be over the moon to discover that renowned Chef James Martin is making his way to the Guild […]

3 years ago
Beat Radio’s licence extended for a further five years

Rob Charles in the studio at Beat Radio Beat Radio is celebrating after broadcasting regulator Ofcom extended its licence. Operating from Preston Guild Hall, the community radio station will now […]

3 years ago
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