Roper Hall in Preston runs a huge Man V Food challenge. In this case, the popular Friargate Scream pub features on its menu – Man V Burger. This mammoth mouthful comes with 5 (yes 5) burger patties, 5 large onion rings, 5 slices of cheese, 5 crispy bacon rashers, chilli and served on a whole bag of nacho chips! Costs £15, but eat within 30 […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
One of Preston’s Spring highlights is the return of the Continental’s Beer Festival. More than 100 ales and ciders will be on offer at the Preston pub and arts venue as it holds its twelfth beer fest. Alongside the beer hall there is live music and DJ sets in the beer garden marquee. Confirmed to appeal at the festival are punk rockers The Hyperjax, Scottish […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
The newly opened Ale Emporium welcomes fans of the Bitter Suite back to the bar. Rising form the ashes of the former Bitter Suite bar, the Ale Emporium opened on 31st January. The place looks fresher but with no massive changes. Earlier in January former landladies Paula Bosworth and Kay Vickery finally shut the popular boozer making a decision to quit the pub trade. The […]6 months ago by Tony Worrall Share Advertise here
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A former Avenham pub is set to be converted into flats. The Avenham Park on Avenham Lane is owned by Get Connected Ltd who have applied to change its use. It was previously converted from a pub to gain permission to become offices in 2008 but owner Ismail Deedat now wants to make it into accommodation. The interior will be converted into four self-contained apartment. […]6 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A reminder about a big band night tonight at popular Preston boozer and music venue, the Dog & Partridge. For people who like loud or live noises from 4pm until 8pm Sun day night enjoy a Bohemia Sunday Session at the Dog On the bill tonight are One man and his Beard from 4.30pm. Described as brining ‘a unique mix of Protest and Love songs, […]6 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
Another story of the disappearance of a Preston landmark. This time it’s the devastation a prominent public house that once stood proud above the banks of the Ribble at the bottom of London Road. The Bridge Inn at Walton-le-Dale closed a while ago. Shuttered and boarded up, it’s fate to be a kids nursery. By coincidence, the same fate that befell the similarly named Bridge […]6 months ago by Tony Worrall Share