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80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track and Who Killed Bambi in the Sex Pistols film, The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle is concentrating on touring as a solo artist, despite successes with Tenpole Tudor who secured chart hits with Swords of […]

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Mighty Heart Theatre company bring project to Korova Cafe

The Mighty Heart Theatre Company are bringing their latest show to Preston’s Korova Arts Café. The Manchester-based team produce shows with a political or social core, and their latest project “When I feel like crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat” features findings after interviewing over 150 women on “what it means to be a woman in a world obsessed with body image.” The interviews of […]

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Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Tour

Freddie Flintoff brings stand-up tour to Preston

Preston-born cricketer Freddie Flintoff is swapping his cricket bat for a microphone as he prepares for his first stand-up comedy tour, coming to his hometown for one night only. Having recently won the Australian series of “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!” the 37-year-old will present “Freddie Flintoff 2nd Innings Live Tour” at the Guild Hall on July 7, before continuing around the country […]

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New Continental host 7″ Social on Record Store Day

They Eat Culture will celebrate Record Store Day with a 7” Social evening at the New Continental. The event held on Saturday April 18 encourages people to bring in seven inch vinyl records, new and old to “explore the joy” of vinyl records in honour of the day. Daniel Ryan, a local DJ will be playing the records from a variety of genres that people […]

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Market Street in 1940 Pic: Preston Digital Archive

Lancashire Archives plans 1940s weekend to celebrate 75th anniversary

An integral part of Lancashire’s history in Preston celebrates reaching a major milestone in late April. The Lancashire Archives, in Bow Lane, near County Hall, is 75 this year. Staff at the archives are planning a 1940s themed weekend during Saturday 25 April and Sunday 26 April to mark the occasion, taking place at the Archives. Victoria McCann, a Lancashire County Council senior archivist, said: […]

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Waiting to start at the Egg Rolling

Sunny weather expected for Avenham Park egg-rolling

The weather is expected to be dry and sunny for egg-rolling at Avenham Park on Easter Monday. Poor weather in Preston over the last week has resulted in the site becoming heavily waterlogged. However, the good news is that we can currently expect better way on the day itself. A further boost came as the council confirmed the event would continue regardless of weather. Matthew […]

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