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Preston’s newspaper wars revealed in history talk

A former journalist will reveal the bitter rivalry between two Victorian newspaper proprietors in a scramble to launch Preston’s first evening newspaper. Dr Andrew Hobbs, now a journalism lecturer at […]

6 years ago
The Hewitson Diaries: A Monologue returns for second performance

A second performance of the life and times of one of Preston’s longest serving journalists, Anthony Hewitson, has been arranged for January. Following a sell-out event in October on the […]

9 years ago
The Hewitson Diaries: A Journalist’s Life in Victorian Britain

26 October marks the centenary of the death of noted Preston journalist Anthony Hewitson (1836-1912) A one man show based on diaries of his life in Victorian Britain will take […]

9 years ago
Preston’s Victorian churches revealed in new book

preston church spires at surise Their spires dominate the Preston skyline but how much do you know about the city’s churches? A new book celebrating a Victorian journalists visit to the chapels in Preston and […]

9 years ago
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