Bantams is the story of soldiers in the First World War

Story of the Bantams coming to The Continental

A show detailing what life was like for a Manchester Regiment in the First World War comes to Preston. Bantams is to be performed at The Continental on Thursday 30 October. The show, written by Rob Johnston, recounts real events with characters inspired by the stories of Tameside’s soldiers. Set in 1915 the stories are those of men who could have stayed out of World […]

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One of the performers for the Confucius celebration

Celebration of Chinese culture at UCLan

Drama and music from China has been performed for students and staff at a Preston university to enjoy. The University of Central Lancashire hosted a performing arts troupe from South-Central University for Nationalities in China. The public were also invited to the show which marks 10 years of the Confucius Institute. Feixi Yu, the Director of UCLan Confucius Institute, said: “The event was a resounding […]

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Mohammad Irfan from Aunt Dollies, Janet Nagla from Janz Cake Decorations, Councillor Veronica Afrin, Mayor of Preston and Adrian Livesey from Liveseys Butchers

Preston Market to hold trick or treat event

Preston’s Indoor Market is holding a trick or treat event. During Thursday 30 October and Friday 31 October kids can dress up and visit stalls at the market. Entertainment comes from special guest Jack Sparrow at Stall 71 who tells haunted tales of pirate exploits on the high seas. All children must be in fancy dress to attend the trick or treat event and be […]

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Deadwood Dog give us track-by-track guide to new EP Divided Kingdom

Popular Preston band Deadwood Dog will release their new EP Divided Kingdom this Friday (October 10). The album will be made available from the¬†Deadwood Dog¬†Bandcamp page. The band have played two successful headline shows at 53 Degrees in Preston, as well as support slots with From the Jam. Read their track-by-track guide to Divided Kingdom below: Divided Kingdom “Living on an island referred to as […]

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DJ Jammie

Alive After Five Awards: Voting opens to pick favourite pub, restaurant and other city centre venues in nightlife awards

Those who make Preston’s nightlife great are to be honoured at a special awards ceremony. The Alive After Five Awards started last year and continue this year with 179 nominations received. Public voting has opened by organisers with Bartender of the Year, Restaurant of the Year and Pub of the Year up for grabs. The venue award categories are to be judged by a combination […]

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Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts

Symphony at the Tower: Dates confirmed for two shows in 2015

Dates have been confirmed for next year’s Symphony at the Tower concerts. The shows, which support St Catherine’s Hospice, see big name acts headlining Hoghton Tower. This summer’s shows saw James Blunt and Katherine Jenkins perform. St Catherine’s, and gig organisers Cuffe and Taylor, are promising two very special acts as the events will be the culmination of the hospice’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Lorraine Charlesworth, […]

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