Royal Blood say their Preston show at The Ferret last year will “go down in history”

Royal Blood have said their show at The Ferret will go down in history. In October 2013, the band played a free show at The Ferret. The gig attracted only a handful of people and prompted questions to be asked about Preston’s music scene. Ben Thatcher, drummer in the popular duo, was recently interviewed and asked about the Preston gig. He responded with shock at […]

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Preston Invincibles inducted into National Football Museum Hall of Fame

Preston North End’s legendary Invincibles have been inducted into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place on Thursday October 16 at it’s new location in Manchester. The move might feel somewhat overdue, given that the 1888 Preston team went the entire season unbeaten and that the Football Museum found its original home at Deepdale before it was poached by Manchester. Alan […]

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Preston’s first ever Comic Convention brings in the crowds to Guild Hall

Fans of film, television and comic books flocked to the Guild Hall on Saturday for what was the first ever Preston Comic Con event. And, judging by the number of people in and around the Guild Hall this could well turn into a regular convention. In the Guild Hall itself there were market stalls selling memorabilia and the opportunity to meet ‘celebrities’. This was costume […]

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Win: Tickets to the first Frog and Bucket night at Preston Guild Hall

As Preston’s stand-up comedy scene flourishes we’ve teamed up with the Guild Hall for you to have a giggle. We have two pairs of tickets to give away for the monthly Frog and Bucket comedy night. While the Lord Street club may have closed down it was offered a new home for a monthly night in the Guild Hall. The first night is on Friday […]

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Comedy resurgent in Preston despite Frog & Bucket closure

Jason Manford will bring his comedy club to Ribby Hall. Comedy is stronger than ever in Preston despite the sad loss of the Frog & Bucket comedy club.  When the club announced it’s closure earlier this year it cast a grim shadow of Preston’s comedy scene. However a series of new comedy ventures in the city means that Preston will be laughing harder than ever. […]

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Preston Volleyball team in action

Volleyball club running taster sessions for new Preston recruits

Prestonians are being encouraged to take up volleyball in the city. Taster sessions are being run by Volleyball Preston at Broughton High School. Funded by the Lancashire Sports Partnership the sessions are £1 a week for those aged 13 to 18. Ex-England cadet and qualified coach Chris Martin is running the sessions. The first session runs on Monday 10 November from 7pm to 8pm.

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