preston guild 2012

Commemorative book to celebrate the Preston Guild in 2012 goes on display at the Harris Museum

Ken Hudson, Bill Shannon, Carl Crompton and Jonathan Saksena with the Guild Book A commemorative book to mark the 2012 Preston Guild has gone on display at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Illustrator and calligrapher Robin Utracik was commissioned to produce a […]

7 years ago
Video: Full-length Preston Motion Picture Project airs

Start of the Preston Guild 5k A film documenting Preston throughout the Guild year has gone online. The Preston Motion Picture Project provides a snapshot of the city. Made by filmmaker Matthew Stanton and various community […]

8 years ago
Preston Guild volunteers honoured at Lancashire Tourism Awards

Four Guilders, Anne Errington, Steve Ball, Brenda Dell and Tass Cotton together with their Volunteer co-ordinator Rob Pratten received the award on behalf of all the 250 Guilders Hundreds of volunteers who helped make the Preston Guild happen last year were rewarded last night. At a tourism award celebrating the best in Lancashire’s tourist destinations it was the […]

9 years ago
Guild to be commemorated with benches in Avenham and Miller Park

Father Timothy Lipscomb, Chair of Avenham & Miller Parks friends group with Don Ingham, Preston City Council Avenham & Miller Parks Manager A series of new benches will be appearing in Avenham and Miller Park as a celebration of the Guild. The Friends of Avenham and Miller Park groups have been given […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New World Festival due to take place in Preston during summer of 2014

The colour and sounds of Preston's Carnival are important for the city according to the council report A new summer festival is set to be one of the legacies left by Preston Guild 2012. The city council’s cabinet met on Thursday to agree the city needs more […]

9 years ago
Official Record of the Preston Guild 2012 available to pre-order

The Record will pay tribute to the part volunteers played in the 2012 Guild A chance to have a permanent memory of the 2012 Preston Guild goes on sale next week. The Official Record is a full colour 250-page publication with photos, memories and […]

9 years ago
Mayor’s charity ball to round off Guild year

carl crompton guild mayor Preston’s Guild Mayor will bring the curtain down on a busy year wearing the chains with a big bash at the Guild Hall. The Mayor’s charity ball takes place on […]

9 years ago
Opinion: Call that a parade? A view on the Guild Trades procession from the other side of the Pond

guild trades procession Visiting Preston for the 2012 Guild in the summer, I was surprised by the difference between parades in the States – my now home – compared to my hometown of […]

9 years ago
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