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Lancashire Market has plenty of foodie treats on grey Saturday in Preston

Posted on - 26th March, 2016 - 1:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, City Centre, Events, Friargate, News
In the midst of the market in Friargate Pic: Paul Melling

In the midst of the market in Friargate Pic: Paul Melling

The Lancashire Market made its return to Friargate with Prestonians eager to stock up on Easter provisions.

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Food stalls were popular as always with Easter-themed cakes, pies and cheeses available to buy.

Entertainment for the kids was in full flow at the top end of Friargate up towards the university, with the Preston City Council outdoor entertainment rig parked up.

Tables are out for families to sit down and enjoy some entertainment

Tables are out for families to sit down and enjoy some entertainment

Traders reported a slow start to the day and not being helped by frequent strong gusts of wind down Friargate.

Related: In pictures showing the birds of prey, massive pies and sweet treats at the market

As it stands the rain has stayed away and as lunchtime on Saturday approached the market was beginning to bustle.

Food being served at the Lancs Market

Food being served at the Lancs Market

The Lancashire Market is on until 4pm and takes place three times a year organised by Preston Business Improvement District.

Did you go down to the market? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below

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