jack and the beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk coming to Preston Playhouse Theatre

Jack and the Beanstalk will come to Preston Playhouse Theatre in January. From January 22-24, the Guild Hall will host a three night run of the famous story. Tickets are still available here for £9 plus a 90p booking fee. You can also get a family ticket for £34. The show will begin at 7.15pm on each night. Post by Sparkle Productions. The show is […]

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery faces onto the Flag Market

Preston family history sessions taking place every Friday

Prestonians wanting to research their family history can get a helping hand in the city centre each week. The Harris Library runs a family history surgery every Friday. The event is free to attend and runs 5.15-6.45pm. Volunteers are on hand who will help you research your family tree. You may also want to look at the Mystery Photos of Preston section

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Preston, Lancashire, UK, 06 Dec 2014: UK Weather. Christmas Ligh

Watch: Preston city centre to feature in new video advert

Preston is to feature in a large-scale advertising campaign to promote the city centre. If you’re on our app, click here to watch. Thousands of Sky TV customers will see the Preston It’s Smiles Better video played in more than 250,000 households across Lancashire and Greater Manchester, the clip above is a teaser of the video itself. John Boydell, chairman of Preston Business Improvement District, […]

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Run Preston 2015: Date announced as entries open for Preston 5k and 10k

The date for Run Preston in 2015 has been set and if you’re feeling inspired you can already enter. A 5k and 10k route are planned as thousands of runners head through Preston’s streets, and down into Avenham Park and along the banks of the Ribble. The race raises thousands of pounds for charity and in 2014 included a fun run to raise money for […]

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Christmas tree outside the Harris Pic: Keith Sergeant

A Christmas message to all Blog Preston readers

We’d like to take a moment to wish all our readers and all Prestonians a very Merry Christmas. 2014 has been a heck of a year for Blog Preston and the team as we feel we’ve established ourselves as one of the go-to places for finding out what is happening in our city. And we couldn’t have done it without you. Your comments, your pictures […]

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Volunteers are being urged to put themselves forward for the awards Pic: Mike Craig

Sports volunteers in Preston to be recognised at ceremony

Volunteers who help sports teams in the city are to be recognised in a special ceremony. Preston Sports Forum hold the fifth annual volunteer celebration event on Monday 12 January. A statement from Preston City Council says: “The event will recognise, thank and celebrate all of Preston’s sports volunteers for their hard work and commitment. “There are no set criteria for nominations, all volunteers will […]

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