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Evanfest 2014

Evanfest returns for its third year this May

Evanfest will be making a return to Preston for its third year this May. The one-day music festival aims to raise money and awareness for Bipolar UK. Organiser Kate Jones, regularly hosts music festivals for charities, but established Evanfest in honour of her friend of 25 years who died, Evan. She said, “It’s absolutely incredible the way that this has taken off. Initially we put […]

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The Blackout Film Project Presents… ‘Birdman’ the movie

The Preston based feature film making team, the  Blackout Film Project, are to start of their crowdfunding campaign with a celebratory showing of the Academy Award winning movie, Birdman which will be shown later this month at Roper Hall on Friargate in Preston. The event will include: Meet ‘The Blackout’ Team See exclusive Premiere of ‘The Blackout’ Film Teaser Live Music Watch 2015 Oscar and BAFTA Winning […]

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BBC Introducing back at The Ferret this Saturday

BBC Introducing will return to The Ferret this Saturday for their latest showcase. Ramsay Lohan will headline the event with support coming from Grace Davies and Grave Diggers Union. The line-up is supported by the BBC Introducing team over at BBC Radio Lancashire. They’re committed to finding the best new musical talent in the area and these nights give them the platform to showcase those […]

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PCW wrestler Kris Travis completes chemotherapy

Kris Travis took a major step on the road to recovery on Monday when he completed his chemotherapy. The PCW star has been away from wrestling after being diagnosed with stomach cancer. Since then he has been helping to raise awareness, with the help of PCW, as well as battling the illness. LAST DAY OF CHEMO! BOOYAH — Kristoffer Travis (@RealKrisTravis) March 9, 2015 Sales […]

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery faces onto the Flag Market

Major reorganisation of the Harris Museum and Library planned

Funding for the Harris Museum and Library is expected to be frozen for the next three years as a “new vision” for the building is worked out. Preston City Council is proposing to bring in a new Arts and Culture Development Manager who will be responsible for “reducing ongoing operational costs”. A major reorganisation of how the Harris operates is on the cards with the […]

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Potential premises for Ham and Jam

Modern coffee shop proposed for Lancaster Road

A new, independent coffee shop is looking to fill an empty building and “put a smile back on Lancaster Road.” Richard Lowthian, director of Ham and Jam Independent Coffee Shop has high hopes for his venture, which will fill the former drop-in centre, which has been empty for six years. Richard, who is waiting for confirmation on planning permission, is in the final stages of […]

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