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National Football Museum brings new Pride of the Pitch exhibition to Lancashire Archives in Preston

Dick Kerr's Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive A brand new exhibition by the National Football Museum is launching in Preston. Pride of the Pitch chronicles Preston’s footballing icons from the Invincibles team of the 1880s to Dick, […]

2 months ago
How you can celebrate Chinese New Year in Preston

Dragon dance at the Flag Market for Chinese New Year celebrations in 2018 Pic: Blog Preston Chinese New Year will be celebrated in Preston with a number of events taking place across the city. Marking the transition between zodiac signs, in 2024 Chinese New Year begins on […]

4 months ago
Free Fun Palaces family activity event returns to Preston for 2023

Photo from above of a table with activity and people of all ages A day of free family activities and fun is set to take place at Lancashire Archives in Preston. Fun Palaces is an annual weekend of events where arts, crafts, science, […]

8 months ago
Lancashire Women’s lives from 1950s-1980s explored at Preston exhibition

An open room including exhibits of photographs How much changed for women in Lancashire between 1950-1980 in a post-war Britain where women led the charge to create a new society? The new exhibition at Lancashire Archives examines […]

10 months ago
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Preston Historical Society talk to explore music in a country house in the 1730s

Rufford Hall The first Preston Historical Society talk of 2023 is set to take place. The upcoming event will see Alan Crosby explore the music that would have been performed at Rufford […]

1 year ago
New collection of short stories will first be launched in Lancashire Archives as free event

Lancashire Stories book cover Pic: Lancashire County Council A new anthology of short stories with a connection to Lancashire is set to be launched with five free events across the region – including Preston. Lancashire County Council commissioned […]

2 years ago
UCLan and Lancashire Archives holding exhibition on 1922 Guild Pageant

The University of Central Lancashire has partnered with the Lancashire Archives to host an event that will look back at the 1922 Guild Pageant. The pageant was performed entirely by […]

2 years ago
Lancashire County Council chief archivist retires

The chief archivist at Lancashire County Council has retired after over 30 years. After playing a key role in the management of the archives since 1987, Jacquie Crosby will be […]

2 years ago
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