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Left to right: Michael Henbury, Ian McElhinney and Spencer Wilding

Preston Comic Con: Stars of sci-fi world to join Guild Hall event

Stars from the world of comics and sci-fi are expected to be drawn to Preston in October. They include Ian McElhinney who stars as Barristan Selmy in HBO’s hit Game of Thrones. Other stars include Spencer Wilding who has appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy and many other fantasty films. Michael Henbury who played an Ewok in Star Wars Return of the Jedi, plus appeared […]

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Breeze Challenge being launched in Preston

Womens cycling challenges to start from Preston Sports Arena

Preston is set to become the centre of women’s cycling for a Sunday in October. The Breeze Challenge Event will see hundreds of women join in two rides starting from the city. A 50km and 100km route are available which showcase the best of Lancashire’s beautiful countryside. The starting point is the UCLan Sports Arena on Tom Benson Way. The 50km route heads up to […]

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Jacqueline Wilson fans are invited to UCLan's celebration

Jacqueline Wilson fans invited to free event celebrating launch of fan book

Jacqueline Wilson fans are being invited to join a celebration of her work at Preston’s university. The free event at the Media Factory on the University of Central Lancashire campus marks the launch of the Jacqueline Wilson fan book. She is one of the countries most well-known authors and creator of the Tracey Beaker series among others. The fan book is published by UCLan Publishing. […]

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Indoor beach returns to St George’s Shopping Centre

An indoor beach returns to a Preston shopping centre on Saturday for the month. St George’s Shopping Centre is shipping in 11 tonnes of sand, decking and a seven meter tall palm tree. Shoppers can pull up a deck chair and take a break from the shopping in the 28 metre square beach. Andrew Stringer, general manager at St George’s Shopping Centre, said: “Bringing back […]

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Summer Fayre returns to St Walburge’s

St Walburge’s Summer Fayre returns on Saturday 9 August. Tombola, stalls, a raffle and refreshments will be on offer. The summer fayres are a great opportunity for you to go along and visit the stunning grade 1 listed Church, have fun, and support the building. As ever – if you have a real head for heights – there is the rare opportunity to Climb the Spire, […]

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Revival

Nostalgic celebration brings Art Flash Mob to Preston’s Flag Market

Taking place at the historic Flag Market in the shadow of the iconic Harris Museum on Saturday 9 August is Revival! Dolly Dazzler presents a day of celebration that includes striking stalls and quirky showcases featuring quality vintage, retro, new and inspired items. Plus affordable goods to buy from past to present. We are promised the best of local music and entertainment throughout the day […]

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