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Current Exhibition – “Chorley’s Commercial Past”

“Chorley’s Commercial Past” has been added to the permanent “History of Chorley” exhibition in the Chorley... more information

Chorley Pals and Pubs Exhibition at Astley Hall Farmhouse

Background to the latest exhibition which starts on Friday 3rd February 2017
The Centenary of the Battle of Festubert... more information

“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

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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