Category Archives: Horrockses Yard Works

Book Royal visit events on-line

Quick post to let everyone know that on-line booking is now available for the forthcoming 1913 Royal visit events on 8th and 10th July at the Harris Museum. See Eventbrite page http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/4265632867?s=15771961 Also don’t forgot the free events at the … Continue reading

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A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire in 1913

On the 8th July 2013 the Harris Museum & Art Gallery will host the world premiere of a new film A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire produced by North West Film Archive on the 100th anniversary of the Royal visit … Continue reading

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Discover Will Onda in Discover Preston

Discover Preston is the new history gallery at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery. The first floor gallery contains over 30 displays, each feature a different story from Preston’s history and has welcomed over 70,000 visitors since opening in July … Continue reading

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Will Onda’s films to feature in new DVD released for Preston Guild

On Tuesday 13th March at 7.30pm a new film about Preston will premier at Preston’s Charter Theatre. The Film titled ‘Preston and its Guilds 1902 – 1992 is a collaboration between North West Film Archive and the Harris Museum & … Continue reading

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Onda films set to feature in Guild Gallery in 2012!

Access to some of Will Onda’s films has moved a step closer today with the exciting announcement that Preston City Council has secured £1.18m from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the creation of a new history gallery and discovery room … Continue reading

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Yard Works on Film

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

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