Welcome to Chorley Heritage Centre

The Chorley Heritage Centre website is currently undergoing a revamp.


We are working hard to make sure that the new site will be fully up and running as soon as possible but in the meantime please feel free to browse the site and see the latest news items for the Heritage Centre, which also includes details of forthcoming events.


Please bear with us in the meantime and if you have any suggestions as to what you would like to see please contact us.




Warning; images bearing the Chorley Heritage Centre watermark are the exclusive property of this organisation and subject to copyright. They may not be copied or published by any means, including electronically, without the express permission of Chorley Heritage Centre Support Group.


“History of Chorley in Lancashire” Exhibition

If Chorley’s heritage means something to you, come and visit the Chorley Heritage Centre in Astley Hall Farmhouse! Open on Mondays... more information

Botany Bay Canal Fest 2016

Chorley Heritage have teamed up with the Chorley Pals and Pubs project to produce an exhibit at the forthcoming Botany Bay Canal Fest... more information

Buckshaw Then and Now Exhibition

The Chorley Heritage Centre has recently opened their "Buckshaw Then & Now" exhibition on the first floor at the Astley Hall... more information

Chorley Borough Map


The Conferring of the Freedom of the Borough on 3 Medical Regiment

On Saturday 6th June 2015 St Laurence's Church hosted a special service at 10:15 am to celebrate the Conferring of The Freedom of the... more information

History of St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Euxton

The current school building was opened on 22nd May 1965, although we know that there has been a Catholic school in Euxton for over 175... more information

Leonora Carrington - Lancashire's Surrealist Painter

Leonora Carrington OBE, was a Lancashire-born artist, novelist, and surrealist painter. She was born on the 6th of April 1917 in... more information

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