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Take a Look Inside Preston’s Historic Old Post Office

Curious about the renovation process behind The Shankly Preston? Head down to the Old Post Office on Saturday 8 September and Sunday 9 September for an exclusive chance to see what we’ve been getting up to inside the famous building! Some of Preston’s best-loved and most historic buildings will be opening their doors to the public as part of a...

Amazing Literary Figures Associated with Preston

From world renowned novelists, to talented poets, playwrights and political historians, there are a whole host of literary figures associated with Preston. Whether they spent part of their lives working here, living here, or just visiting, there are some truly wonderful authors and writers who were inspired by Preston, check out some of the most famous below. Sir Walter Scott...

The Preston Industrial Revolution that Changed the City

Imagine going back in time to the 19th century, Preston has been an important way point for medieval battles and was once the wealthiest town in the country. Times are changing and the Preston Industrial Revolution is teetering on the edge of becoming a fully fledged force. Lancashire, and Preston, in particular, underwent significant growth in their industrial advances and...