Tuesday, September 1

1974: Diocesan Jubilee

Preston's Guild Hall was chosen as the venue for celebrations of the Golden Jubilee of the Lancaster Diocese in 1974, as the notice book entry for 1st September that year records: "Celebrations for Golden Jubilee of the Diocese – Mass in Guild Hall, Preston – Sunday 29th September at 3.00pm. Entrance by ticket only – we are allowed 33 places – so [there is a] list for names for tickets and tea, which will be provided at 75p each. First come first served – so please put names on the list by next Sunday at the latest."