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Preston Guild history

Women walking with banner in former Preston Guild procession.

Take a step back in time and find out about Preston Guild's fascinating history.

Step into Preston Guild's rich deep rooted and explore all the elements which make up this marvellous unforgettable event. From Guild and Honorary Burgesses, to processions, ceremonial traditions and the role of the Guild Mayor - learn about everything that makes the guild so truly unique.

Guild Burgesses

Find out about Guild and Honorary Burgesses.

Guild Ceremonial Traditions

About the ceremonial traditions such as the Guild Proclamations and the Mayoral International Reception.

Guild Procession History

All about the trades, church, community and torchlight processions.

The Guild Mayor

About the role of The Guild Mayor.