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1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 3

Map NEWSFLASH: November 5  12 noon Jacobites enter Kendal. On 5 November the army marched for Kendal, “a town of very good trade.” About noon six quarter-masters arrived and about 2 o’clock […]

3 weeks ago
International piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet to perform at Preston Minster

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Header Preston Minster is extremely delighted to present international piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, who will giving a performance on Friday 22 January 2016. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has achieved acclaim for a variety of disparate […]

4 weeks ago
Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 3

Feature Image Hello again everyone it’s Billy here with my weekly blog thingy all about the fabulous Sleeping Beauty Panto Coming to Preston this December! Last week I told you about some […]

4 weeks ago
Talk on the 200th year anniversary of gas being used in Preston

The offices of the Preston Gas Company Limited, Fishergate c.1960. It is something we all take for granted nowadays, but gas has been used as an energy source in Preston for 200 years. The pioneers of its primary use and the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Exclusive: The Blackout film trailer released today

Blackout Logo The long awaited trailer for Preston’s own feature film has been released today. What looks to be a blockbuster of a film for Preston, The Blackout, will be premiered at […]

1 month ago
Loyals Commander’s unique medals for Lancashire Infantry Museum

John Winns medals The family of a former Commanding Officer of Preston’s Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment has donated his rare, and possibly unique, group of medals to the Lancashire Infantry Museum. Lt Col […]

1 month ago
Musica Lirica to bring Puccini’s Tosca to Preston Minster in November

Musica Lirica Header Musica Lirica Opera presents Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, sung in English, rather than Italian, with orchestra at 4 North West venues in its short Autumn tour.  This evergreen opera will […]

1 month ago
Preston Roller Girls to host Northern play-offs at Preston College

Preston Roller Girls Preston Roller Girls will be skating back into action once more for a Northern play-off. Wolverhampton Honour Rollers, Hallam Hellcats and Fierce Valley Rollers battle the Preston side at Preston […]

1 month ago
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