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Saturday afternoon at the Riverside Vintage Festival on Avenham Park

The Sun was beating down on Avenham Park on Saturday and the live music was laid-back and smooth. It was a great way to enjoy the vintage festival taking place around the park pavilion cafe. there were plenty of stalls with everything you wish for in the way of vintage fashion, fancy goods and foodstuffs. Talking to a couple of stallholders, they said that they […]

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Great success for Preston Youth Theatre in Peter Pan Production

Avenham and Miller Parks were awash with pirates, lost boys and a fairy last weekend as the Preston Youth Theatre performed the premiere of their latest production of Peter Pan. Although the weather on Saturday was rather inclement, the young performers did not let that affect the performance in anyway whatsoever and like true professionals they carried on regardless. Throughout the performance the audience was led from […]

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Festival for young people to be held at parks across Preston

Preston’s parks are to play host to a range of different activities during the summer holidays. Branded Park It the festivals include bubble football, inflatable penalty shoot-out and a silent disco. Four parks are holding the events during the course of the week. Mayor of Preston, councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “It is great to see yet again the partners of Preston working together to give […]

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Peter Pan production with Preston Youth Theatre at Avenham Park

Preston’s Avenham Park will be transformed into a magical world for a promenade production of Peter Pan, taking audiences on a journey into the depths of Neverland. Setting off from the Pavilion, follow the tale of the Darling children as they encounter the mischievous Lost Boys, the terrifying crew of the Jolly Roger led by the dastardly Captain James Hook – they may even catch […]

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Moor Park receives £1.7 million lottery cash for restoration project

A brand new skate park in a Preston park has moved a step closer as lottery funding has been secured. Moor Park is to have £1.7 million invested in creating a skate park along with other improvements in the park. The Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund cash is part of a wider restoration project at the grade-II listed park, which sees a total […]

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Preston Pals flower beds at Miller Park

A small part of Victorian Miller Park has been converted into a tribute to Prestonians who served their county in the First World War. The flower bed at the top of the flight of stairs features a new memorial to ‘D’ Company, the 7th (Service) Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Founded in 1914 after Earl Kitchener called for a volunteer army The Preston […]

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