Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

friends01Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer!

Explore ... In-depth talks, tours and workshops. Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts.

Specials - extend your knowledge of art or history with talks from academics, historians or artists, or celebrate auspicious dates/festivals at one of our takeover days.

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.

Egyptian Balcony Tours: Heritage Open Days

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Saturday 10 September

Heritage Open Days

See a part of the Harris not usually open to the public. Visit the Egyptian balcony with its stunning views from the top of the building - or enjoy a virtual tour of its features. Discover the history of the building with an Architectural Gem Tour.


What times?
Building 10am - 5pm
Egyptian Balcony 1 - 3pm

 

Tours?
Building  12 noon (10+)
Virtual Egyptian Balcony 1pm, 2pm (7+)


Cost? FREE
Do I need to book in advance? No booking required

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Talk: Women, War & Fashion: 1914 - 1945

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Wednesday 21 September

Special Event
Talk by Amanda Mason
Glass of wine or tea/coffee on arrival


Amanda Mason is the curator of the Imperial War Museum’s new exhibition Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, which includes a Horrockses dress on loan from the Harris.

Amanda will talk about how fashions changed in both World War I
(as seen in our current Style & Substance exhibition) and
World War II.

 

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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