Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

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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.

Life Drawing Sessions with Nude Models

Birley Artist Studios

Saturday 25 August
Strong lighting, plenty of space, perfect atmosphere!
Book a place now on this popular session.

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Creative Workshop: Mapping Preston's Textile Heritage

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Saturday 1 September
Join textile artist Julie Mosley as we take inspiration from the Preston Street Style exhibition to create your own beautifully hand-stitched and decorated textiles.

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Football, Finney and the Fifties: An audience with Preston North End’s Eric Jones and Peter Higham

Football, Finney and the Fifties: An audience with Preston North End’s Eric Jones and Peter Higham

Wednesday 29 August
Join us for an evening of great stories about playing for Preston North End in the 1950s through the eyes of two players who were there.

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Do you know your Marvel from your DC?

COMICS quiz

Wednesday 5 September
Quiz night returns to the Harris!
Following on from our sell-out Harry Potter quiz events, we're pleased to host a special Heroes and Villains quiz to tie in with our summer exhibition - Comics!

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Egyptian Balcony Tours: Heritage Open Days

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Saturday 8 September
The Grade 1 listed Harris is full of intriguing details - with original radiators, mosaic floors and ironwork. Visit the Egyptian balcony with its stunning views from the top of the building - or enjoy a virtual tour of its features.

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Vote 100: Suffrage in Lancashire : Tim Curtis Memorial Lecture 2018

Wednesday 19 September
We are delighted to welcome Dr Jill Liddington, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leeds. 

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