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Winckley Square volunteers gearing up for guided walks to return for Heritage Open Days

Friends of Winckley Square volunteers The Friends of Winckley Square (FoWS) are gearing up for a return to a ‘new normal’ after over a year without face-to-face activities. Prior to March 2020 and the pandemic, […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

1 year ago
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 years 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 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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