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Rare film footage of two favourite former Preston buildings made publicly available

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 […]

6 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
A Panorama Of Preston’s Past At The Museum Of Lancashire

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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
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