Category: Memories

Preston Guild 1992 – Were you there?

Did you see 1992’s Guild? Here’s an excellent set of photos of that year’s events. Thanks! Thanks to Marie Preston for this great set of photos.

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Preston Guild 1952 – The first post-war guild

Preston’s ’52 guild was particularly special because it was the first guild after the Second World War. Preston’s 1942 guild had been cancelled due to the war but when the 1952 guild finally came, it was, according to Brian Saul,

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Preston Guild ’72 – Sunday school float

Here are some pictures of St Andrew’s Sunday School float back in 1972. The photos were sent to us by Margaret Ball, who is the lady in the foreground of each photo. Her son Alan is one of the children

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Olympic torch comes to Ashton

On 23 of June 2012, the Olympic torch reached Ashton. None of the signs were good. The weather had been terrible the day before when the torch passed through Blackpool. It was an early start for anyone wanting to see

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Guild ’52 – another view

here are some more excellent photos of Preston’s first postwar guild. The pictures were of Ashton Baptist Church’s float in that year’s procession. Many thanks to Christine Cross for these photos. Christine is in both photos – in the lower

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