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Preston’s first ever Comic Convention brings in the crowds to Guild Hall

Fans of film, television and comic books flocked to the Guild Hall on Saturday for what was the first ever Preston Comic Con event. And, judging by the number of people in and around the Guild Hall this could well turn into a regular convention. In the Guild Hall itself there were market stalls selling memorabilia and the opportunity to meet ‘celebrities’. This was costume […]

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Preston Volleyball team in action

Volleyball club running taster sessions for new Preston recruits

Prestonians are being encouraged to take up volleyball in the city. Taster sessions are being run by Volleyball Preston at Broughton High School. Funded by the Lancashire Sports Partnership the sessions are £1 a week for those aged 13 to 18. Ex-England cadet and qualified coach Chris Martin is running the sessions. The first session runs on Monday 10 November from 7pm to 8pm.

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Winckley House is to be transformed for the night

Judge Dredd film screening to take over Winckley Square building

A Preston building is to be transformed into something out of Judge Dredd for a special screening of the film. As part of the Future Preston Tours sci-fi fans are being invited to join other citizens in heading for Winckley House on Saturday 25 October. Dredd, the 2012 film, is to be shown on a big screen within the venue which is being transformed into […]

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Prestfest: Nightlife festival to see ghouls and freaks on Preston’s streets

A city centre nightlife festival returns to Preston during Halloween weekend. Prestfest is a celebration of the bars, clubs, restaurants and pubs in the city and will feature some rather unwanted guests. The Circus of Horrors, the Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the Grim Reaper are all due to make an appearance on Halloween itself. Organised by the Preston Business Improvement District the ghostly actors […]

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Grange Park

Volunteers needed for Grange Park orchard apple picking

Ribbleton residents are being invited to pick apples from their local orchard. The Grange Park orchard needs harvesting and the Preston City Council park services need help to pick all the apples. Apple pressing takes place as part of the session and you’ll get the chance to taste some apple juice. The free event starts at the Grange Park Interpretation Centre on Wednesday 29 October. […]

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A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English

Santa Specials to run at Ribble Steam Railway

The Ribble Steam Railway is preparing to run its seasonal Santa Special services. Set on Preston Dock, Riversway, the steam railway and museum offers a festive ride for all the family. Six trains during each day of operation are to be run on the Docklands rail line, with the first train at 10.30am and the last train at 3.30pm. Chris Mills from the steam railway […]

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