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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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
Chance to explore history of Winckley Square

People enjoying the sunshine in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall People enjoying the sunshine in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall A chance to know more about the families who lives behind Winckley Square’s doors during the Georgian and Victorian eras […]

4 years ago
Heritage Open Days allow you to explore hidden Preston

You can go inside buildings which are normally off limits Pic: Paul Melling You can go inside buildings which are normally off limits Pic: Paul Melling From a history of how buildings in Preston city centre came to be to a look around […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement View from St Walburge’s church spire during Heritage Open Day

Looking towards the city centre from St Walburge's Pic: Benny Mc'Nally This is the view from the tallest church spire in England, on a traditionally gloomy and overcast Preston day. Heritage Open Days have seen buildings throw open their doors for […]

5 years ago
Hidden Preston to be revealed during heritage days

Two of the places you can explore in September Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest festival of history and culture which gives public the chance to visit historic monuments and buildings, particularly those normally closed to them. Taking place […]

5 years ago
Take a behind the scenes tour of Winckley Square’s gardens

The gardens at Winckley Square are currently off limits Pic: Tpony Worrall Tours exploring the history of Winckley Square are to be held as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. Preston’s grade II listed Georgian Square has an interesting past and […]

5 years ago
Heritage Open Days, Sunday September 13

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Preston’s Heritage Open Days event draws to a close after a four day weekend of exploring hidden gems of the city through tours and open visits. The event has seen […]

6 years ago
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