steve halliwell

An author’s books about the rich history of Preston and Lancashire

In June 2021, author Steve Halliwell self-published a book titled “‘The Lancashire Bare-knuckle Fighter and Livery Stable Keeper’ The Life and Turbulent Times of ‘Touch’ Duckworth 1800 – 1848.” He […]

9 months ago
Preston Historical Society Heritage Open Day At St. John’s Minster

On Saturday 14th September the Preston Historical Society will be hosting an open day at St. John’s Minster on Church Street, Preston. The event will open from 10.00am until 4.00pm. […]

9 years ago
Steve Halliwell’s – Preston’s Inns, Taverns & Beerhouses

Some time ago, Steve Halliwell, a local historian and avid birder, had a vision of discovering all of Preston’s old Inns, Taverns and Beer houses. Today he is rapidly approaching […]

9 years ago
Preston pubs blogger to host series of history talks in Avenham Park Pavillion

The Theatre Hotel, which replaced an older tavern on the site A series of talks exploring the history of Preston’s pubs will take place over the summer. Local pubs blogger Steve Halliwell takes up residence in the Avenham Park pavillion during […]

9 years ago
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