The refurbishment of The Harris has taken another step forward with the appointment of a fit-out team. The Harris Your Place contractors are made up of BECK, Orbis, Four Agency […]3 weeks ago New-look The Harris to be host to No. 9 and The Studio for city’s youth
The Harris in Preston has announced the opening of two new spaces which will be dedicated to young people. Over 100 years old, the museum, art gallery and library, is […]2 months ago The Harris acquires Preston designer Ross Griffith’s iconic Rose Dress
The Harris museum has acquired the iconic Rose Dress by local designer Ross Griffiths. The Preston-born fashion designer is known for his label Kingfisher Couture. The unique addition to The […]3 months ago The Harris celebrates 130th anniversary
The Harris has celebrated its 130th anniversary. The iconic cultural institution turned 130-years-old on 26 October. Back in 1893, the doors were opened by Lord Derby and eager visitors were welcomed […]4 months ago Advertisement Advertisement Old Preston as depicted by Edwin Beattie, what still survives?
Edwin Beattie depicted Preston with an olde-worlde charm that belied the hardships of the era. He sometimes used artistic licence to improve a composition, therefore the images should not be […]5 months ago Re-opening of Harris Museum and Library slips to Spring 2025
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A chance to understand how the heritage and conservation work at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery proved a popular choice on the Flag Market. The Heritage Skills Experience Day […]5 months ago Preston’s historic sites today, what to see and some new developments
Preston has a long history and there are many historic places and buildings to visit in all seasons. Preston is blessed with many lovely green spaces including parks and gardens. […]6 months ago Most Discussed