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.


Buckshaw Then and Now

The next exhibition at Chorley Heritage Centre, Astley Hall Farmhouse will focus on Buckshaw Then and Now. It will follow the... more information

Forthcoming Exhibition at Chorley Heritage Centre, Astley Hall Farmhouse

From the beginning of February until the end of April, the Heritage Centre’s next exhibition will cover two different aspects of Chorley... more information

Collection Day at Chorley Library on Wednesday 7th October 2015

CHCSG hold these days once or twice a year to provide an opportunity for people to bring photographs and memorabilia that can be copied... 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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