Oxheys Mill Studios hosts a pop up art market on the Flag Market as part of its third birthday celebrations. The artist-run studio brings workshops and the chance to browse and buy artwork by local artists. An open exhibition is also taking place at their studios on Brook Street as part of the event. The market runs from 10am to 5pm and is free to […]6 days ago by Ed Walker Share
On Monday 11 August a British Army veteran and locally well known Standard Bearer was all set to become Preston’s very own Chelsea Pensioner. Steve’s last duty as a Standard Bearer was at the ‘Lights Out’ event held on the Flag Market at the War Memorial. Stephen Allen, known as Steve ‘Tanky’ Allen to his friends, had been wonderfully successful in his application to become one of the worldwide […]6 days ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
Classic cars will be revving their engines in Miller Park. Following the car club display on the Flag Market last month there are 50 vintage, classic and performance cars readying for the trip to Preston. Cars dating back to the late 1920s will be among the line-up of Fords, Jaguars and Austins wheeling their way to the park. On Saturday 16 August from 10am until 4pm you will […]6 days ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share Want to promote your local business?
Apart from the Lancashire Market in Friargate this weekend there are two farmers markets taking place, one in Ashton on Ribble, with another in Penwortham and if good market farm produce is your sort of thing then you need look no further. These markets provide an opportunity for people to buy fresh, local produce twice a month and what’s more, all the year round. The […]6 days ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
A busy weekend of events in Preston are set for fair weather. The current forecast predicts temperatures of 16 degrees throughout Saturday 16 August, and while it will be cloudy there is not predicted to be any rain. Events on in the city include the Lancashire Market which takes over Friargate with tens of stalls. The stalls sell a variety of local produce and tens […]6 days ago by Ed Walker Share
An event explaining a change in the way you register to vote is coming to Fulwood. The road show takes place at St Cuthbert’s Church on Lytham Road from 11am to 4pm on Friday 15 August. The change in voter registration means everyone must now register individually rather than by household. Preston City Council has launched a campaign warning how not being on the electoral […]1 week ago by Ed Walker Share