Our aim is to save a bit of Lancashire’s heritage for the benefit of future generations. The Downham Banner was made in 1885 to commemorate the Centenary of the Downham Benevolent Society. It is a large Banner designed to be used at the head of the Parades held by the Society. The Banner is made of silk and over the years it has deteriorated and because it is so large, it has been kept rolled-up rather than being hung and this has also contributed to the state that the Banner is in today.
A Steering Group has been formed to save the Banner. Our plan is to:
Chatburn C of E School