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This category relates to all things to do with Christmas.

Here’s who is turning on this year’s Preston Christmas Lights

Soap actor Steve McFadden joins the Christmas lights switch on Soap actor Steve McFadden joins the Christmas lights switch on Phil Mitchell, Union J, and other stars from the musical world and TV screens will be turning on Preston’s Christmas […]

3 days ago
Preston’s earliest Christmas party has taken place

The earliest Christmas party in Preston has already taken place in Lea. The party was held by the Lea Slimming World group as they marked the start of their annual […]

5 days ago
Cheeky Santa Dash returns to honour Ben Ashworth

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash A Christmas run returns to the city in honour of one of Preston’s most famous runners. Ben Ashworth, who died in […]

6 days ago
Winckley Square to become a Christmas wonderland for two days

Winckley Square is the Christmas venue Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square is the Christmas venue Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square is to be transformed into a winter wonderland in the run up to Christmas. Following the Tales of Oz […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Alternative Christmas gift market returning to Preston

Inside the Etsy market in Preston Inside the Etsy market in Preston Christmas markets will be returning to the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston city centre this year from 2-3 December. Etsy Made Local […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2017 has date set

Last year's Christmas Lights on the Flag Market Pic: Sonia Bashir Last year’s Christmas Lights on the Flag Market Pic: Sonia Bashir The date has been set for when Preston’s Christmas Lights will begin twinkling across the city. Preston’s Business Improvement […]

1 month ago
Santa specials returning to Ribble Steam Railway

A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A Santa’s Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A fixture of Preston’s run up to Christmas is the steam specials at the city’s vintage railway. Steaming along […]

2 months ago
Preston panto breaks record and Aladdin for 2017 already on sale

Charlotte Dalton as Jill Pic: Michael Porter This year’s Preston panto has broken box office records at the city’s Guild Hall. Jack and the Beanstalk, produced in-house by comedian Phil Walker, has been met with rave reviews […]

10 months ago
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