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Preston Guild Hall’s rebirth through to slow implosion under Simon Rigby – a timeline of events

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall As the dust settles on a dramatic week in the history of Preston’s main venue we look back at the events which led us here. The Guild Hall, built in […]

3 years ago
Preston Guild Hall general manager Richard Simkin to leave

Simon Rigby and Richard Simkin Simon Rigby and Richard Simkin The man who took on running Preston’s Guild Hall is leaving. Richard Simkin became general manager of the venue when Lancashire multi-millionaire Simon Rigby took […]

4 years ago
Guild Hall allowed late licence for Mayweather v McGregor

Review bar is housed within the Guild Hall Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker Late night boxing is to be shown at a Preston bar – despite another bar being turned down to […]

5 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Venue to book direct as big name confidence returns

Preston Guild Hall is preparing to get back into the Premier League for music acts visiting the city. Current manager Richard Simkin says the last few months has shown the […]

7 years ago
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