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Special Winckley Square events to feature in Preston Arts Festival

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A series of special walks and talks in and around Winckley Square is to feature in the upcoming Preston Arts Festival. The Friends of Winckley Square have expanded on their […]

2 months ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

2 months ago
Heritage Open Days return to Preston with gin bar and primary school classroom to explore

Plau bar is giving tours and showing its heritage, just one of the venues taking part Pic: Tony Worrall A fascinating weekend to be able to explore everything from observatories to the secrets of Winckley Square is being held in the city. Heritage Open Days is back for another […]

2 months ago
What Prestonians have been making of the Heritage Open Days

The recently revamped Winckley Square is described as 'possibly the finest Georgian Square in Lancashire' Pic: Tony Worrall Pics: Cheryl Disley Prestonians are enjoying the variety of activities on offer in the city through this year’s Heritage Open Days. Almost 30 activities took place over the first weekend […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2018 in Preston

The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall Heritage Open Days return to Preston and there’s 28 different […]

1 year ago
Tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson Guided tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage have been postponed. It was originally planned that tours of the abandoned orphanage […]

1 year ago
Exclusive tours of St Joseph’s Orphanage for one day only

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw St Joseph’s Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw One of Preston’s most concealed historic landmarks is about to be sprung open to the public – for one day […]

1 year ago
How you can go behind the scenes of Preston’s hidden heritage

Egyptian balcony at the Harris Pic Mick Gardner Fulwood barracks sepia postcard. Pic: Preston Digital Archive Some of Preston’s hidden historic and cultural landmarks will open their doors as part of a celebration of England’s heritage. Heritage Open […]

1 year ago
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