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What is it like taking on Escape Rooms Preston?

We didn't make it out, but we enjoyed the challenge I don’t usually spend my weekends locked in handcuffs, frantically attempting to escape from prison… but this Saturday was different. We headed to Escape Room Preston not really knowing what […]

3 months ago
Preston Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park: Everything you need to know

Eggs being rolled in Avenham Park in 2015 Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s traditional Easter Egg rolling returns on Bank Holiday Monday. Avenham Park is the venue for the tradition which dates back to Victorian times. Chocolate, hard boiled and decorated eggs […]

3 months ago
Mapped: What is the Preston Guild Wheel route?

A section of the Guild Wheel Pic: Billy Matthews As the weather turns better there’s sure to be plenty of people saddling up and getting ready to take on the Guild Wheel. The 21-mile route in a loop around […]

3 months ago
International Women’s Day sees Suffragettes film to be shown at UCLan

Suffragettes tells the story of the struggle for a woman's right to vote in Britain Suffragettes is to be shown as part of International Women’s Day in Preston. The University of Central Lancashire is showing the Blockbuster film on Tuesday 8 March. A pre-drinks reception […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Pride of Place Project launches in Friargate shop

Jan and Chris, left, with the public photo competition, and right, inside 3 Friargate A Preston shop in one of the city’s busiest shopping streets has been converted into a new art gallery. The Caravan Gallery has been granted the use of 3 Friargate […]

3 months ago
Can you help tidy Preston up to be Clean for The Queen?

Launch of the Clean for the Queen event Tidying up is the order of the day ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Clean for the Queen sees schools and communities across Preston getting their litter pickers at the […]

3 months ago
They Eat Culture gearing up for their biggest theatre season ever

A busy spring for They Eat Culture They Eat Culture have prepared their biggest ever line-up this Spring. A selection of work ranging from radio shows to raves and chip shop love stories sees the experimentation that […]

3 months ago
Vintage prints from Preston’s history to be displayed

The UCLan artists who are showcasing their work at the exhibition Hidden gems showcasing Preston’s printing heritage are being displayed at a new exhibition. Bound by Process includes work from the Harris collection dating back to the 1920s. The works include […]

3 months ago
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