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Fulwood and Leyland libraries to be open for longer

Fulwood Library in Garstang Road Pic: Google Fulwood and Leyland libraries will be open for longer as of Monday 17 August. The opening hours will be 10am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. Appointments can be booked […]

4 years ago
The Harris reopens museum and galleries after lockdown

The Harris exterior The Harris has reopened its museum and galleries as the second part of its phased reopening. Visitors are now able to book an online ticket to the museum and gallery […]

4 years ago
Harris museum announces plans to begin phased re-opening this weekend

Harris visitor staff The Harris will welcome visitors back through its doors from this Saturday (July 11) as part of a phased reopening. The ground floor will open first, with the main library […]

4 years ago
Harris museum releases updated design plans to reassure concerned Prestonians

The latest design plans for the Harris Museum’s ongoing renovation project were met with some criticism from Blog Preston readers following their unveiling last week. The plans appeared to eliminate […]

4 years ago
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Preston will ‘Light It Blue’ to celebrate the 72nd Birthday of the NHS

The new lighting was tested out The Harris and Preston Markets will be lit blue on Sunday (5 July) to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Organised by Preston City Council, the lighting of the […]

4 years ago
‘Preserve a Victorian gem’ to ‘it will attract more visitors’ – how city responded to Harris Museum design concepts

The Harris exterior The Harris Museum and Art Gallery have announced plans for a major renovation but Preston’s initial reaction doesn’t seem particularly supportive. The museum is looking for public feedback on the […]

4 years ago
How the inside of the Harris Museum may look after major revamp

The Harris children's space visual The Harris is asking for public feedback on its latest plans as it prepares to become the UK’s first blended museum, art gallery and library. Following last year’s announcement of […]

4 years ago
Harris and Preston Market Hall to be lit purple in solidarity with George Floyd

Preston Market and its canopy will turn purple in a 'stand against racism' Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s Market and Harris Museum are to light up purple as an act of solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Both buildings are being lit from tonight (Monday June […]

4 years ago
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