It is always wonderful to discover old film footage of your hometown or city. When the Preston Historical Society were given the opportunity to be able to remaster film footage […]7 years ago 55th Birthday of Britain’s first motorway which opened in Preston in 1958
Today, 5th December 2013, is the 55th birthday of the first British motorway which was opened in Preston in 1958 by The Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, M.P., the current Prime […]8 years ago Should the Harris Museum and Art Gallery have ever had steps?
The editor of BlogPreston, Ed Walker, recently asked me “Should the Harris have had steps?” This is a perfectly reasonable question in light of the Harris Flights which is a […]9 years ago Preston Historical Society wins Lottery Award
The Preston Historical Society (P.H.S.) is extremely pleased to announce the launch of our recent ‘Big Lottery’ funded outreach project known as ‘Reaching Out To The Community’. With the success […]9 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Review: Two Great Events at Preston’s Prestfest 2013
On Saturday evening, 4th May 2013, Preston’s Prestfest event proved to be a night of fabulous all round outdoor city centre entertainment. Murder most horrid was apparent on the streets […]9 years ago Review: Dr. Keith Vernon Gives Talk On Jan Chlebik’s Preston Panoramas
Jan Chlebik’s Preston Panorama Photograph exhibition is currently being held at the Museum of Lancashire in Preston. On Sunday afternoon of the 28th April, Dr Keith Vernon, the Principal Lecturer in […]9 years ago A Panorama Of Preston’s Past At The Museum Of Lancashire
There is an interesting History talk taking place at Museum of Lancashire as part of the Preston People Panorama exhibition which is currently on display in the main gallery. The […]9 years ago Wooden Spoons Theatre Company At The Harris Museum & Art Gallery
The Wooden Spoons Theatre Company gave an outstanding performance of the ‘Time Explorers’ Feature at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery on Saturday 20th April. A team of actors, led […]9 years ago Most Discussed