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Cotton workers dance across the Flag Market

Posted on - 23rd July, 2017 - 10:15am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, News, Photos, Preston City Centre
Part of the Cotton dance performance Pic: Paul Melling
Part of the Cotton dance performance Pic: Paul Melling

Preston’s Flag Market played host to a diverse range of entertainment during Saturday (22 July).

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Part of the Preston Tringe Festival – a week long arts festival at venues across the city – performers took over the central square of the city.

Paul Melling was there to capture pictures in particular of Cotton – a dance performance that really caught his eye.

It tells the story of the industrial revolution and the lives of cotton workers.

Read more: What’s on this summer at the Flag Market

Performed by the About Me dance company it kept the audience transfixed with sounds and costumes from the era.

A stage also saw live music on the Flag Market from a number of acts for the Tringe Street Experience, running from 12noon to 5pm.

More details on other shows for the Tringe can be found on the festival website.

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