This Day In History

  • 1918 With drums beating and colours flying, 1st Loyal North Lancashires cross the German frontier to join the British Army of Occupation in Germany, based around Cologne.
  • 1945 Colours of the 2nd Loyals, recently recovered from Singapore, where they had lain undiscovered in bank vaults since the surrender of the city and the capture of the battalion in 1942, are ceremonially paraded through Preston. Salute is taken by the Colonel of the Regiment, Brigadier J P D Underwood DSO, who as a young officer had been present when this set of colours was presented in Mauritius in 1909.
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The Museum is open throughout the year (except for two weeks over Christmas and New Year) from 10.00am to 4.00pm on TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS, or by appointment. 

 The Museum’s last opening day in 2017 will be Saturday 16 December

The Museum will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018.