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The Harris to host Horrockses Fashions event at Preston Market

The Harris will host a free Horrockses Fashions-themed event with the ‘X Joanie’ collection this Saturday. On Saturday, 27 August, the ‘Harris in the City: Bringing the Horrockses Fashions X […]

2 years ago
Key to the Harris handed over for refurbishment to begin

The metal ceremonial key for The Harris will be handed over to a construction company so refurbishment work can begin. Conlon Construction Ltd was made the main contractor for the […]

2 years ago
The Harris to receive ¬£750k funding as project reaches ‘key milestone’

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors will meet to discuss the release of ¬£750,000 to The Re-Imagining the Harris¬†project. The redevelopment of The Harris in Preston will take a significant step forward this week, with […]

2 years ago
The Harris lands £585k Arts Council funding to upgrade special exhibition galleries

Exhibition by Bob and Roberta Smith at the Harris The Harris has landed ¬£585,000 from a fund that aims to help cultural organisations across the country to transform their buildings and equipment so they can operate smoothly. The museum […]

2 years ago
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In pictures: The Harris packed up ready for refurb to begin

The Harris curator tour Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Harris has welcomed visitors one last time before its doors are closed until 2024 for a ¬£10 million refurbishment. A series of curator tours took place at the Grade […]

2 years ago
The Harris has been awarded more than £800k for repairs and maintenance works

The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has accepted an award from Arts Council England’s Museum Estate Fund (MEND) as part of the project to improve the Harris. The grant of ¬£803,249 has come […]

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Edmund Robert Harris, Preston’s enigma, benefactor and philanthropist

Edmund Robert Harris Pic: The Harris Perhaps the best known Prestonian is Edmund Robert Harris. He was born in 1804 and died in 1877, a wealthy man who bequeathed his massive fortune to the town. Edmund […]

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An update on Preston’s ¬£20.9m Towns Fund award one year on

Spring flowers in Preston city centre in March Pic: Tony Worrall In March 2021, Preston was awarded ¬£20.9m from the government‚Äôs Towns Fund to support the regeneration of the Harris Quarter. The programme includes redevelopment of the area surrounding the Harris, Preston Markets, the Guild Hall and […]

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