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The Circle Theatre was one of several cinemas which opened in Preston during the movie boom time from the...
Ernest Charles (“Son”) Yeomans
Ernest Charles Yeomans was always known as “Son” and it is quite probable that few who knew him...
Starting life at 99 Station Street as the Park Theatre in 1915, it became the Fairfield Theatre in 1935 until...
The Gaiety Theatre had a brief, chequered life in May and June 1902. A local man, Mr. A. Broadbent had...
The Gowerville Theatre opened in 175 Plenty Road, Preston (near Bell Street) in 1926, and was described as...
I'm now talking with Joan Clinnick of Reservoir. Joan has lived all of her life in Reservoir and in fact...
John Seccull designed and built the Westgarth Theatre, and was a member of the family who lived in the house...
On 2 June 1900, Mrs Chester of the Lilliputian Opera Company opened the Kimberley Hall on the corner of...
The Melody Theatre was at 177 Plenty Road Preston, and appears to have opened around the time when the...
The Northcote Amphitheatre in Fairfield Park began life in 1983 as a temporary scaffolding arena seating 500....
Established at 216 High Street (the corner of High Street and Bastings Street)in June 1912 by the Northcote...
In March 1928, former auction rooms in Epping Road (later High Street) advertised motion pictures for the...
The Planet Theatre was located at 1 High Street, Preston, on the corner of Miller Street opposite the...
The design of The Plaza Theatre was modelled on the streamline Art Deco style of the Depression era. It was...
The Regent Theatre opened on 8th August 1925. The films selected for its Grand Opening being "Argentine...
The Rivoli Theatre was at 73-75 Gilbert Road, on the corner with Oakover Road.It is almost directly opposite...
Samuel Dennis (1869-1945) followed his father William into the Northcote Council in 1909, a position he held...
Opening on September 28th, 1922 (Show Day!) the main attraction at the the Star Picture Theatre was Douglas...
Theatres in Preston: a brief history
Preston's first picture venue, the Star Theatre on the south-eastern corner of High and Gower Streets opened...
Walter S. Stott
The mid to late 1880’s were a boom time for land speculators in Northcote, with large blocks being sold off...
Westgarth Cinema, on the corner of Barry Street and High Street, Westgarth was built in 1921, and was known...
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