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Preston city centre to display Jubilee-themed illuminations this weekend

An array of Jubilee-themed lights and decorations will this weekend illuminate Preston city centre until the end of June. From 25 March, residents will enjoy red, blue and white lighting […]

2 months ago
The Harris awarded £803k in government funding as revamp work continues

Front of the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has landed £803,249 from a government fund that aims to safeguard the nation’s cultural heritage and stimulate economic growth. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, delivered […]

2 months ago
Harris Museum sees £450k investment from national grant-makers

Two national foundations have invested £450,000 into The Harris to help fund an ongoing refurb project. Provided by The Weston Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation, two grants will build on […]

4 months ago
Harris refurb project sees Preston City Council appoint contractors

The ceremony lead from The Harris Museums Balcony. Preston City Council have appointed Conlon Construction Ltd as the Re-imagining the Harris Project preferred main contractor, project partner. This is a significant milestone towards the delivery of the Harris […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Christmas tree appears on Harris balcony ahead of Preston lights switch on

A Christmas tree has appeared outside The Harris in Market Square, Preston. The Harris took to social media to say: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Preston.” […]

6 months ago
The Harris library opens temporary home in the Guild Hall

The Harris library has opened a temporary site in the Guild Hall while renovation works begin on the museum building. The library has moved across the road from the Grade […]

7 months ago
Closure date for Preston’s Harris Museum confirmed ahead of major revamp

Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery will temporarily close for preservation works next month. The closure, which begins at 5pm on Saturday 2 October, is needed so that organisers can […]

8 months ago
Preston’s Harris Museum to host free family storytelling day in Avenham Park this weekend

Preston’s Harris Museum has invited families to a free storytelling event in Avenham Park this Saturday. The first event will run on Saturday 14 August, from 12 noon – 3pm […]

9 months ago
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