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Heritage Open Days, Saturday September 12

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds Day three of Heritage Open Days weekend, exploring the hidden gems of Preston, is the busiest and liveliest yet, but where to start? We’ve hopefully made that decision a little […]

6 years ago
St Walburge’s Church to see new religious group take over its running

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds A fast-growing religious community is to make Preston’s iconic St Walburge’s Church home from late September. The Bishop of Lancaster, Right Reverend Michael Campabell, who is responsible for the church, […]

7 years ago
Peregrine falcons swoop back to St Walburge’s church spire

Peregrine falcon, can you spot it? Peregrine falcons have been spotted back at a city church spire. A pair of the birds of prey have returned to St Walburge’s roof to raise their young. Ian Fletcher who […]

7 years ago
Iconic Preston church set to be saved

The Catholic Diocese of Lancaster recently issued a press release concerning an iconic Preston landmark. The much welcomed statement reveals that the Catholic church of St Walburge has been given […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The 2014 St Walburge’s Beer Festival

sign outside 2008 Preston Beer Festival One of the city’s most popular annual events is back. St Walburge’s church hosts the 21th Annual Preston Beer Festival. The Beer Festival will be located in the Parish Hall […]

8 years ago
Urgent repair work planned for St Walburge’s Church

Work is needed to ensure the stained glass windows in St Walburge's are maintained One of Preston’s iconic churches has applied for permission to undertake urgent work to its stained glass windows. St Walburge’s needs stonework repairs to three windows in the nave and […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: St Walburge’s at night

paul melling It’s not the first time I’ve covered St Walburge’s church in the Preston in the Picture series of photographs. In May, I featured a close up shot of the church […]

9 years ago
Preston’s Victorian churches revealed in new book

preston church spires at surise Their spires dominate the Preston skyline but how much do you know about the city’s churches? A new book celebrating a Victorian journalists visit to the chapels in Preston and […]

10 years ago
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