Preston’s iconic Harris Museum is turning gold every evening during September for a heartbreaking reason.
The grade-I listed building is one of monuments and landmarks across the UK showing their support for stopping childhood cancer.
Saul Chapman was a Lancashire boy who should still be with us today – and it is his legacy which sees the gold shine on the Harris and buildings across the country. He died aged nine after an 11 month battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.
Saul’s father, Toby, has written extensively about the emotional battle of discovering Saul’s disease and the upheaval it caused as his son fought the tumour.
And now the Chapman’s and other parents are doing something about it, working with Childhood Cancer Awareness month there are more than 100 buildings across the country glowing gold. The Harris is lighting up in support of all children with cancer.
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