Lubaina Himid

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.

Whittingham Lives: Hidden Histories - Alternative Futures

Image: Guild Lodge Service User Drawing

Wednesday 21 November
Whittingham Lives

Join us on for an evening of film screenings and a panel discussion led by contributors to the Whittingham Lives Hidden Histories – Alternative Futures exhibition.

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Windrush Audio-Described Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 21 November

Join us for a highlights tour of all 3 of our autumn exhibitions including Preston's Windrush Generation. Refreshments provided. For people with visual impairments but all welcome.

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Wreath decorating the Harris 2nd floor

Monday 26 November

Join Angela from Petal and Twig as we celebrate the festive season with a Christmas wreath making workshop.

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Fashion Talk: Northern Style Narratives

TITU Fashion Talk

Wednesday 28 November

In this conversation, Angy Young and Jenna Young form a discourse surrounding their own social and cultural identity and its visual representation through clothing, in relation to a broader idea of Northern style itself.

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History Talk: John Boyle O’Reilly - Monuments on Three Continents

Photograph of John Boyle O'Reilly Monument

Wednesday 28 November
Dr Joan Allen, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Newcastle University, will examine memorials to the famous Preston Irishman, John Boyle O'Reilly (1844-1890) in America, Australia and Ireland.

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Etsy Made Local

Hands holding a Christmas present

Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 December

We bring together the very best of Lancashire's local talent. Lancashire's 'Etsy Made Local' event is the perfect opportunity to meet local makers in your area whilst finding handmade, unique gifts for everyone.

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