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Friends of Winckley Square host ‘1950s An Age of Optimism’ exhibition

A Preston group have invited residents to a new exhibition focusing on life in the 1950s. Friends of Winckley Square’s ‘1950s An Age of Optimism Exhibition’ urges locals to walk […]

2 weeks ago
‘A House Through Time’ events tell the story of Preston college building

Inspired by the BBC series, A House Through Time, a series of talks will be held, looking at the lives inside Number 5 Winckley Square. Susan Douglass, one of the […]

4 weeks ago
New sign for Preston Flag Market to reflect city’s heritage

A new sign which will symbolise the rich history of the cotton and textile industry in Preston will be unveiled this week. The unique sign will be unveiled this Wednesday […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council invites families to enjoy local museums with ‘Xplorer’ pass

A museum pass launched by the county council will offer residents 12 months of unlimited access to local attractions. As museums prepare to open their doors to the public, Lancashire […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friends of Winckley Square to host talk on pioneering Preston women from history

The Friends of Winckley Square have invited residents to a talk this March on the achievements of local women from history. At 7pm on 9 March, Friends of Winckley Square will discuss […]

4 months ago
New short film highlights Santa Special trains at Preston steam railway museum

A local history buff has featured the Santa Special trains at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum in a short YouTube film. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe was offered the chance […]

6 months ago
Artwork depicting historic Preston building up for grabs at charity auction

An artwork depicting a historic Preston building will soon be available to buy at an upcoming auction. Artist Josephine Whitehead, classically trained at Durham University in the 1940s, sculpted and […]

9 months ago
Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present

A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]

6 years ago
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