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Show Off by Figs in Wigs – Part of They Eat Culture’s autumn programme at The Continental

Feature Image You’re so vain you probably think this show is about you. But it’s actually about Figs in Wigs – the lowbrow answer to avant-garde. Show Off nosedives deep into our shallow […]

3 months ago
Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 6

Feature Image Hi Silly Billy here again! Well after months and months of getting everything prepared and we are almost ready to finally begin our Panto Sleeping Beauty at the Guild hall charter […]

3 months ago
Dice and Donuts: Games galore as Preston’s board game cafe opens

The grand opening of Dice and Donuts Preston’s first board game cafe is now officially open, featuring around 300 games for customers to enjoy, whether you’re into crushing your opponent or strategic cooperative games. Dice and Donuts […]

3 months ago
Preston Historical Society present The Battle of Preston, 1715 and its aftermath by Dr. Bill Shannon

Feature Image On Monday 7 December 2015, there will be a talk and presentation given by Dr. Bill Shannon, to the members and visitors of the Preston Historical Society at Preston Minster […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Pumpkin Fest to be held on Preston Market

Feature Image As part of a campaign to combat food waste, The Larder will be be at the Preston Pumkin Fest on Preston Market, Saturday 21 November 2015 between 12.00pm and 4pm. The […]

3 months ago
Take a peek inside Preston’s board game café Dice and Donuts

Brand new large mugs Preston’s board game café Dice and Donuts opened its doors for a pre-launch last night. The cafe on 6 Butler Street is stocked with games and donuts ready to open […]

3 months ago
1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Final, Part 12

Rebellion Happily Suppressed at Preston by General Wills NEWSFLASH: 15 November 1715 – Carpenter leaves Preston with the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Lumley and Colonel Darcy. November 22nd 1715 – The Pretender (James III), or the ‘Chevalier St George’, […]

3 months ago
First ever Fishergate Street Food Festival to give Preston taste of latest food craze

Burgers from a street food event The Fishergate Street Food Festival will make its debut in Preston from November 19-21. If the festival is successful, there’s a hope that the event could become annual. Sophia Gray, […]

3 months ago
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