Oxheys Mill Studios on Brook Street

Pop up art market by Oxheys Mill Studios on the Flag Market

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 […]

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Feature Image) Standard Bearer Steve Allen

Army veteran is set to become Preston’s own Chelsea Pensioner

  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 […]

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Classic Cars

Free classic car event this weekend on Miller Park in Preston

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 […]

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korova arts and cafe bar Want to promote your local business? Fresh fruit and veg will be on offer

Farmers Markets taking place this weekend in Preston

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 […]

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Crowds filling the Lancashire Market on Friargate

Weather forecast says no rain for busy Saturday of Preston events

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 […]

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St Cuthbert's Church will host the roadshow

Electoral roll change roadshow at Fulwood church

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 […]

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