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Preston Arts Festival returns for 15th year

Matthew Wilcock is to appear at Preston Arts Festival As the Lancashire Encounter draws to a close the stalwart of the Preston arts scene returns. Preston Arts Festival returns each year to the city and is now in its […]

9 months ago
Procession of light stuns Preston with city centre parade

The procession of light was part of the Encounter Pic: Benjamin Wareing Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Preston in the procession of light. Part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the event saw a light up horse and cart […]

9 months ago
Preston Pride celebration and acrobatic wheels roll by shoppers during second day of Lancashire Encounter

Walking on by the arts wheel Giant wooden wheels rolling down the street, a celebration of gay pride and walking under red balloons were all part of the second day of Lancashire Encounter. Preston’s celebration of […]

9 months ago
Glow sticks, dancing and giant red balloons signal start of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Lancashire Encounter weekend got underway on Friday evening in spectacular fashion with music, dancing, lights and red balloons. On the Flag Market people gathered to watch and get involved […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement What to see on the Sunday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The final day of Lancashire Encounter concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction on Sunday 25 September, which has been a huge success in recent years of the festival. […]

9 months ago
What to see on the Saturday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Encounter is expected to impress Preston as a long list of events set to amaze the city on Saturday 24 September. The whole weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

9 months ago
What to see on the Friday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

After last year’s success, Lancashire Encounter Festival returns to Preston transforming the city centre into a vibrant hub of activity on 23-25 September. The weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

9 months ago
Pokemon Go ‘in real life’ among bizarre exhibitions in Preston

We're not entirely sure how to describe Nick Norcross' creation Something that looks like a real life Pokemon Go set through to recreating a quarry are just some of the vibrant exhibitions on show at Preston’s university. The artistic talents of […]

10 months ago
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