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Preston Minster is one of the main churches in Preston and is located in the city centre, in Church Street

Preston Historical Society present The Battle of Preston, 1715 and its aftermath by Dr. Bill Shannon

On Monday 7 December 2015, there will be a talk and presentation given by Dr. Bill Shannon, to the members and visitors of the Preston Historical Society at Preston Minster […]

5 years ago
In pictures: The Last Battle – Stories from the Streets of 1715 in Light, Sound and Performance

Some unusual and spectacular sights and sounds prevailed in Church Street, Preston on Sunday evening of 15 November 2015. To commemorate The Last Battle of England due to the Jacobite […]

5 years ago
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’, […]

5 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 years ago
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
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 […]

5 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
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