1. Invest Preston
  2. Preston Markets

'A House Through Time' - Part 1 of 3 talks

Tuesday 06 June 2023
Time: 19:00
Price: £5.00
Image representing 'A House Through Time' - Part 1 of 3 talks

About the Event

This trilogy of talks was sold out last year. And due to popular demand we are repeating them in the evening.

In a series of three talks: 'A House Through Time' Susan tells the story of 5 Winckley Square and those who lived in it, from when it was built by Thomas Miller to the present day.

A golden nugget of information in a 150-year-old newspaper article after a frustratingly long search; a chance discovery of an unknown document in Lancashire Archives; one sentence in an obscure e-book; a family photograph album viewed in a dusty ante-room in the Harris Library. These are the sources which helped reveal the stories of long-dead occupants of those rooms.

However, it's the stories of the inhabitants, stories of real people, their trials and tribulations which bring the building to life.

All will be revealed across the three talks. This is Part 1. Part 2 is on Tuesday 20 June and Part 3 on Tuesday 18 July.

Booking and Pricing

You can pay on the door £5 but to be assured of a place book on Eventbrite £4 plus Eventbrite fee

To book your place visit Eventbrite - 'A House Through Time' Part 1 of 3 talks.

More Information

Be sure to check out the Friends of Winckley Square (FoWS) socials at Facebook - Friends of Winckley Square Gardens.

Be sure to check out the Winckley Square Guided Walks page to see more information on the Guided Walks of a lovely area of Preston.

Also check out the Winckley Square & Gardens History page for some fascinating history details before you take your walk.


Other times on Tuesday 6 June

There are no further occurrences on this date