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Scene Preston celebrating 20 years with skateboard jam

Posted on - 26th May, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Events, Moor Park, News
Moor Park skate park has proved popular Pic: Keith Anthony Johnson

One of Preston’s most successful independent retailers, Scene Preston is celebrating its 20 year anniversary this Bank Holiday Sunday.

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Scene Preston first opened its doors in 1997 as the first and only skater shop for other skateboarders as well as selling street-wear.

Located on Friargate, Scene Preston plan to celebrate their 20th birthday at Moor Park skate park with a two-part skateboard jam.

The day event is from 12pm-7pm and during the event, people can enjoy music, food, a live art wall and more. There will also be competitions, prize giveaways and an appearance from Sidewalk, a British skateboarding magazine.

The night event is an after party located a Blitz nightclub from 10pm.

Chris Davison – owner of Scene Preston

Chris Davison, the owner of Scene Preston said: “The skating scene is a growing scene in Preston and I think it has maintained a moderate level. The skate parks have been around for 3 years and have really helped build the scene of skateboarding and allowed other skaters to come together and meet others and it’s quite a community thing. The skating scene is still slowly growing.”

Outside Scene Preston

The event is not only to celebrate a successful 20 years but also let people of Preston know about the shop as well as its heritage and bring awareness to skateboarding and its scene.

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