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Preston paused to pay respects to Prince Philip

The ceremony lead from The Harris Museums Balcony. People of Preston gathered around the Harris Museum’s balcony, by the cities Flag Market, to pay respects as a minutes silence began throughout the centre at 3pm on Saturday 17 […]

19 hours ago
The Harris set to welcome visitors back after four month closure

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will welcome visitors back to its ground floor spaces and public services on Monday 12 April. The city centre museum, gallery and library – which has been closed […]

1 week ago
Preston city centre coronavirus testing moving to Guild Hall rather than the Harris

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Gary Bond The free symptomless coronavirus testing that is on offer for workers in Preston is being moved from the Harris to the Guild Hall from Friday (9 April). The move is […]

2 weeks ago
The Harris regeneration works set to be completed in 2024 as the team receive £4.5m lottery funding

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris, Museum, Library and Art Gallery are set to receive £4.5m funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the £10m #HarrisYourPlace project. The scheme is set to make […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement £20.9m Towns Fund boost for Preston city centre projects including a Youth Zone

Harris Quarter visual Preston has been awarded £20.9m from the government’s Towns Fund for a series of city centre regeneration projects, including a previously-scrapped Youth Zone. The funding, announced as part of the Chancellor’s […]

2 months ago
Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

3 months ago
£10.2m plans to transform the Harris get green light

New images released of proposed plans for The Harris. Proposed internal and external changes to the Harris worth £10.2m have been approved by Preston City Council’s Planning Committee. The #HarrisYourPlace project addresses safety, accessibility and structural issues at the Grade […]

3 months ago
Major internal and external changes for The Harris set for green light

The Harris exterior Planning applications have been submitted for proposed external and internal works as part of the ‘Reimagining the Harris’ project. This project by Buttress aims to adapt the building in order […]

3 months ago
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