Special screening of Will Onda’s film ‘Preston’s Outrage’ this tuesday!

The Harris is holding an special event on tuesday to celebrate International Women’s Day. Titled ‘Votes for Women’ museum curator Laura Briggs will discuss the suffragettes in Preston and show Onda’s film of the infamous damage caused to the Earl of Derby statue in Miller Park during the struggle for women’s votes.

This is a free event, but booking essential, please call 01772 905414 to reserve your seat.

This is the first time this film has been publicly shown for over 80 years. Don’t miss out.

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About Emma Heslewood

I am a historian and museum curator with broad interests including early topical films, social and industrial history, numismatics, archaeology and WW1. I am an expert on the life and work of the Victorian acrobat and topical film maker - Will Onda.
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One Response to Special screening of Will Onda’s film ‘Preston’s Outrage’ this tuesday!

  1. It is 3pm tomorrow in the Story of Preston gallery on the first floor.

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