Exhibitions 2015

Preston Goes to War - 1914 to 1915

1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire

Stairway exhibition
12 September 2014 - 11 July 2015

This exhibition explores the impact of the first two years of the First World War on Preston and is displayed alongside the Preston First World War Roll of Honour.


Featuring eyewitness accounts, photographs, poetry, objects, memorials and film, it reveals some of the remarkable stories of the men of the regular forces, reserves and volunteers who first answered the call to arms.

Image: 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire presenting their colours to Preston Town Hall, 5 August 1914. Courtesy of Lancashire Lantern.





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