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Winckley Square

Winckley Square is a Georgian Square in the heart of Preston city centre, in recent years it has seen a major regeneration and upkeep scheme

‘A House Through Time’ events tell the story of Preston college building

Inspired by the BBC series, A House Through Time, a series of talks will be held, looking at the lives inside Number 5 Winckley Square. Susan Douglass, one of the […]

4 weeks ago
Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Preston

Light and shade on the city's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Preston during its final journey through England this summer. Birmingham 2022 is hosting the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a […]

1 month ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival finale coming to Winckley Square Gardens

Tenderlonious on stage in Brighton The finale of the Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival takes place this weekend. The free event, Jazzin’ the Park 2022, will feature six live acts across the Jazz and Jazz-fused […]

1 month ago
Performance tour to hit the streets of Preston this Saturday

Phoebe Foxtrot All the city will be a stage this weekend as a performance tour hits the streets of Preston. Part of Lancashire Fringe Festival, the guided walking performance will start at […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sir Charles Brown, Victorian surgeon in Preston, tells all

Dr Sir Charles Brown Pic: Harris Gallery A famous resident of 27 Winckley Square was Doctor Sir Charles Brown. Sir Charles was born in Preston and became a renowned surgeon. This was at a time when surgery […]

1 month ago
Winckley Square firm donates laptops to help people get online

Karen Morris, Graham Gordon and Ram Gupta Winckley Square accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has made a donation of 30 laptops to people suffering hardship across Lancashire. The company will donate the devices […]

2 months ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

2 months ago
Residents’ anger as ‘dangerous’ hoardings affect road and pavement near Winckley Square

The hoardings narrow the road to less than half its full width Residents near Winckley Square have expressed anger at ‘dangerous’ hoardings affecting the road and pavement in Mount Street and Garden Street. The hoardings were erected last year ahead of a […]

2 months ago
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