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Lancashire Archives will open their doors to celebrate Heritage Open Days

Lancashire Archives, on Bow Lane, Preston, will celebrate an annual heritage event by opening its doors to the public and encouraging people to discover their local history on Saturday 10 […]

3 years ago
Hidden Preston to be revealed during heritage days

Two of the places you can explore in September Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest festival of history and culture which gives public the chance to visit historic monuments and buildings, particularly those normally closed to them. Taking place […]

3 years ago
In pictures: Commemorative Centenary Service in memory of The Preston Pals

A memorial service for the Preston Pals was held at 11.00am on Saturday 23rd July 2016 in Preston Railway Station; in attendance was the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, The High Sheriff of […]

3 years ago
Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present

A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Winckley Square tree works to start in build up to £1.2million Gardens project

A project to remove decaying and unhealthy trees in Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens will begin this Thursday (February 25th 2016) ahead of a £1.2million restoration scheme. This initial project covers […]

4 years ago
The Tithebarn Hotel name explained and the history surrounding it

The Tithebarn Hotel, situated on the corner of Lord Street and Tithebarn Street, will most probably be a familiar sight to many people and there will be those who may well have popped in there for a […]

4 years ago
A Celebration of the tricentenary of St Michael’s Church, Grimsargh – 1716 to 2016

A new book, ‘A Celebration of the Tricentenary of St Michael’s Church, Grimsargh – 1716 to 2016’ by David Hindle will be formally launched at Grimsargh St Michael’s Church on […]

4 years ago
New heritage centre celebrating Lancashire’s military air history opens in Warton

Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director for Programmes and Support at BAE Systems, has formally opened a new heritage centre in Warton, Lancashire, to celebrate the Company’s rich history in the […]

4 years ago
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