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Why the Harris has gone gold this September

The Harris lit gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month The Harris has once again been lit up to ‘Go Gold’ in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to raise awareness happens every September, with cities and towns […]

10 months ago
Preston MONOPOLY board set to hit shops this Autumn

A mock up of the MONOPOLY Preston Edition box It was announced this week that the brand new official MONOPOLY game for Preston will hit the shops and be launched on Thursday 22 October. The makers are Winning Moves UK […]

11 months ago
More libraries ready to re-open in Preston and South Ribble

lancashire-libraries-archives-museums-to-close Lancashire County Council will be reopening three additional libraries in Preston and South Ribble on Wednesday 19 August, but people will still need to book an appointment before visiting. The […]

12 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 1 to 7

A view of how the cinema development may look A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. The home library service has resumed across the city, a £5,000 donation has been made to the NHS, and […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Harris reopens museum and galleries after lockdown

The Harris exterior The Harris has reopened its museum and galleries as the second part of its phased reopening. Visitors are now able to book an online ticket to the museum and gallery […]

12 months ago
Harris secures relief funding for expansion to current collection

Shawanda Corbett Installation The Harris has announced it has received funding from the Contemporary Art Society to add a ceramic pairing and work on paper by Shawanda Corbett to its collection. Corbett was […]

1 year ago
Friends of the Harris charity receives £1,000 funding boost for museum redevelopment

Library users at The Harris. Pic: The Harris Preston 2020. Preston charity Friends of the Harris has been award £1,000 to support the museum, art gallery and library’s redevelopment project, #HarrisYourPlace. The money was awarded as part of a competition […]

1 year ago
How the inside of the Harris Museum may look after major revamp

The Harris children's space visual The Harris is asking for public feedback on its latest plans as it prepares to become the UK’s first blended museum, art gallery and library. Following last year’s announcement of […]

1 year ago
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