Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

Adult Tours

Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer.

Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts, chances to handle museum collections or make something special in our Makerspace and to explore our Egyptian Balcony.

Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge.

Please contact  Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.

A Fleet Street in Every Town: The Provincial Press in England, 1855-1900,

A Fleet Street in Every Town Book Cover

Author Talk and Q&A
Wednesday 23 January 2019
6pm - 8pm

This major new book on how Victorian newspaper readers used the local press in their lives is based on a case study of Preston.

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Taking an LGBTQ look at the Harris

Every month we invite people from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community to join us for an early evening get-together to talk about and explore the Harris collections.

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