Events

Sampling the food at Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay restaurant throws open the doors in Preston with launch party

  Caribbean restaurant Turtle Bay has officially opened its doors in one of the largest restaurant launches in Preston. Located at the bottom of Crystal House with views onto the Flag Market and Fishergate the restaurant will be able to seat 175 diners. Hundreds of hungry Prestonians packed in on Thursday night to enjoy a taste of the tropical and test out the jerk chicken. […]

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Catwalk inside Fishergate Shopping Centre

In pictures: Student fashion show at Fishergate Shopping Centre

Outfits from fashion promotion students at the University of Central Lancashire were on display for late night shoppers in Preston. A catwalk was set up inside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday night. Outfits were on display from the likes of Debenhams, Strawberry Moon, Evans, Temptation and Designer Menswear. Did you go to the fashion show? Were you in it? Let us know in the […]

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The Tipping family home is a festive attraction in Preston

Cottam family Christmas Lights fundraiser planned for big Sunday switch on

A Preston family who go all out with their Christmas lights are using their big switch on to raise money for charity. The Tipping Family on Valentines Meadow in Cottam have become well known for their dazzling Christmas lights display. Every year the family deck out the house and garden with lights, garden featueres and much more and invite the local community to come and […]

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Nine things you might have missed when visiting Harris Museum and Art Gallery

A visit to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston always turns up something new and interesting. Next time you visit see if you can find the following nine items that might offer some surprises or new insights. 1. A painting by Jack the Ripper? On the stairs between the first and second floors you will find a painting, ‘Two women’ by Walter Sickert, […]

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Muse

In Pictures: Muse playing at Action Records 15 years ago

Action Records have marked the 15th anniversary of Muse’s in-store performance by sharing images of the gig. Muse played a low-key performance of tracks to promote the release of their 1999 single Muscle Museum – taken from their debut album Showbiz. Eight years later, the band would become the first act to first play and then sell out the new Wembley Stadium. Our own Daniele […]

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53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400

53 Degrees to continue hosting shows in New Year

53 Degrees will continue to host shows in 2015. It was expected that the venue would close to the wider public at the end of the year, which we revealed over the summer. However, a deal has been struck between 53 Degrees and HD Concerts for the upstairs Club room to be used for public shows. HD Concerts is the gig promotions company owned by […]

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