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15 literary figures you never knew were associated with Preston

A Clockwork Orange is Burgess' most famous work You may have heard it mentioned, or muttered rather, that Preston was the inspiration for Charles Dickens’ Hard Times. But how many other literary links did you know about our […]

10 years ago
450 year old Shakespeare’s connections with Preston

Hoghton Tower It was William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this week, but did you know he may have spent a couple of those years in and around Preston? A story that has baffled […]

10 years ago
William Shakespeare’s connections with Preston revealed

Preston from Hoghton A Preston-based university lecturer will seek to answer a question that has baffled literary scholars for years – did William Shakespeare spend some of his ‘lost years’ at Hoghton Tower […]

12 years ago
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