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Monthly Archives: September 2010
Will Onda often told reporters, friends and family that his first appearance outside Lancashire was at the Royal Aquarium in London. This, I can now confirm, was a very long engagement for the Brothers Onda starting in October 1894. The … Continue reading
Had a great meeting with a member of the Rain family today who helped fill in some more details about Onda’s career. The highlight had to be seeing Onda’s passport from 1897! I also had the pleasure of seeing a … Continue reading
The Yard Works was a huge cotton manufacturing complex which once stood in the centre of Preston. You can see it on the 1890 map of Preston at the end of Church Street and Stanley Street. The Yard Works was … Continue reading
I really enjoyed showing the films of the Yard Works. The audience was great and had some really interesting comments and questions. Thanks to everyone who helped set up and show the films, especially the team from the Student Film … Continue reading
Age old footage shines light on life at the mill – Community – lep.co.uk.
Looking forward to showing the films of Horrockses Yard Works tonight at the Mitchell and Kenyon. If you have a ticket see you there!