Discover ‘what’s on’ in Winckley Square. The Friends of Winckley Square (FoWS) run events, guided walks and produce a bi-monthly newsletter. Here is a link to our latest events planned for March 2022.
Read about the FoWS fundraising events to support the children of Ukrainian families that are relocated to Preston. Please support us.
The latest News from the Archives is an extremely interesting read with links to a HISTORY OF PANDEMICS podcast and an invitation to join a Zoom presentation on 22nd March at 2pm on MILL GIRLS TO MILITANTS
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2022
Llandudno Pier in 1936 Edith (second left) with Eleanor Beatrice Higginson, a fellow suffragette along with her daughter Edith and her son Richard.
Winckley Square is a key part of Preston’s history. It is a Georgian Square in the middle of the city.
The home of William Ainsworth, The Italian Villa, built on the south corner of Cross Street and Winckley Square: Photos Preston Digital Archive
The first house was built in 1799 by William Cross whose vision was to build a magnificent Georgian Square similar to those in London