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Preston’s Lancashire Encounter to be showcased in photo exhibition

Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for the Encounter It was three days which brought Preston together and showcased the arts and culture of the city. Now you’ll be able to relive the Lancaster Encounter festival with an exhibition […]

1 week ago
FIVE GOLD RINGS! Carols at the Conti returns for Christmas 2016

Carols at the Continental On the final Sunday before Christmas a modern Preston tradition takes place. The Continental in South Meadow Lane is packed to the rafters for its annual carol concert. Carols at […]

2 weeks ago
Here’s what’s on offer at Preston’s Alternative Christmas Market

Some of the items you'll be able to discover at the Etsy Christmas Market More than 40 stallholders are due to bring their designs and vintage collections to an alternative Christmas Market in Preston. Preston City Council says many of the traders signed up […]

2 weeks ago
In pictures: Preston Christmas Lights switch on 2016

During Saturday night thousands of people braved the harsh cold of the night to watch the annual Christmas Lights switch on in Preston’s Flag Market. Hosted by Preston Business Improvement […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Christmas Lights switch on: Recap updates as the city’s 2016 lights turn on

Crowds on Preston Flag Market Pic: Benjamin Wareing A chilly night awaits those on the Flag Market waiting for the Christmas Lights switch on. Thousands of Prestonians are there to see performances from The Real Thing, Mr Bloom […]

2 weeks ago
Students pool student loans to build Preston nightlife website

Business managements students Will Taylor and Dan Collins along with games development student Kev Strachand Three Preston students have put their student loans together and created a website about Preston’s nightlife. Impulse is what the trio say a ‘night out equivalent of JustEast’ – the […]

2 weeks ago
These car parks are FREE for Preston Christmas Lights switch on

Christmas lights going up on the Flag Market A number of Preston car parks are offering free car parking during the city’s Christmas lights switch on. With the Flag Market paying host to performances from M People’s Heather […]

2 weeks ago
Preston late night Christmas shopping 2016 and free parking

Drivers trying to leave the Fishergate car park Pic: Kate Dickens Christmas shoppers are able to take advantage of free parking during late night shopping times. As the busiest retail time of year begins there’s some free parking to be had […]

2 weeks ago
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