The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling

Word Festival to take place at The Continental

A one-day writing festival is coming to a pub and venue in Preston. The Continental hosts the Word Festival on Saturday 20 September. It brings together talks from a number of authors who will offer their advice and insight into their work. On the line-up is one of the best selling young adult writers Joseph Delaney who is author of the Spooks Series. Conrad Jones […]

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Watch UCLan graduate perform spontaneous song which brought Edinburgh Fringe to a standstill

A graduate from a Preston university is part of a group who have performed a spontaneous song which gathers crowd above Oz bar in Edinburgh. ‘Now You Know’ Theatre company are performing at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time with ‘I love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change’, originally written by James Hammerstien. They were rehearsing for a free show on the Royal Mile which would […]

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Preston's first 'Art Flash-Mob'

In pictures: Flag market comes alive for Revival event

Preston’s historic flag market hosted a range of attractions with music, food, vintage and modern stalls, children’s rides and an art ‘flash-mob’ to entertain city centre shoppers and visitors. The event on Saturday was described as a day of celebration which was also helping to support the Lancashire Mind charity. The pavement art slowly developed on the flags in front of the Harris Museum and […]

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Live Music Stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival

Back at the Continental Pub & Riverside Cafe this weekend, the music stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival. Riverside Vintage is a handmade and vintage fair held next to the river on beautiful Avenham park in Preston. The fairs take place once every couple of months. This weekend they have a tremendous lineup of free entertainment for your enjoyment. Fantastic acts booked to play and […]

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Great success for Preston Youth Theatre in Peter Pan Production

Avenham and Miller Parks were awash with pirates, lost boys and a fairy last weekend as the Preston Youth Theatre performed the premiere of their latest production of Peter Pan. Although the weather on Saturday was rather inclement, the young performers did not let that affect the performance in anyway whatsoever and like true professionals they carried on regardless. Throughout the performance the audience was led from […]

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Peter Pan production with Preston Youth Theatre at Avenham Park

Preston’s Avenham Park will be transformed into a magical world for a promenade production of Peter Pan, taking audiences on a journey into the depths of Neverland. Setting off from the Pavilion, follow the tale of the Darling children as they encounter the mischievous Lost Boys, the terrifying crew of the Jolly Roger led by the dastardly Captain James Hook – they may even catch […]

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