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Live Music Stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival

Back at the Continental Pub & Riverside Cafe this weekend, the music stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival. Riverside Vintage is a handmade and vintage fair held next to the river on beautiful Avenham park in Preston. The fairs take place once every couple of months. This weekend they have a tremendous lineup of free entertainment for your enjoyment. Fantastic acts booked to play and […]

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Festival for young people to be held at parks across Preston

Preston’s parks are to play host to a range of different activities during the summer holidays. Branded Park It the festivals include bubble football, inflatable penalty shoot-out and a silent disco. Four parks are holding the events during the course of the week. Mayor of Preston, councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “It is great to see yet again the partners of Preston working together to give […]

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Friendly engines and friendly people at the Ribble Steam Railway

This Saturday and Sunday was what they call a ‘friendly engines’ weekend down at the Ribble Steam Railway in Preston and it was also going to be my first visit to the popular attraction. When I arrived the car park was busy but once inside it didn’t feel at all crowded.  There’s a lot more space than I’d imagined and also a lot more locomotive […]

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Peter Pan production with Preston Youth Theatre at Avenham Park

Preston’s Avenham Park will be transformed into a magical world for a promenade production of Peter Pan, taking audiences on a journey into the depths of Neverland. Setting off from the Pavilion, follow the tale of the Darling children as they encounter the mischievous Lost Boys, the terrifying crew of the Jolly Roger led by the dastardly Captain James Hook – they may even catch […]

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Supercars on the Flag Market

Preston Supercar Club issue apology after early Flag Market finish

The North West Supercar Club has apologised after they had to leave the Flag Market early on Sunday. Supercars from across the North West roared into the city on Sunday. The event had been advertised by Preston City Council to run from 11am to 4pm, but the car club said due to the short notice a lot of car owners had other commitments so had […]

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In pictures: Supercars roar into Preston city centre

Preston’s Flag Market was the place to be on Sunday for motoring enthusiasts as SuperCar owners brought their gleaming vehicles to the city centre. The event, organised by Preston City Council and the Northwest SuperCar Club attracted lots of interest from curious shoppers too. The sports cars took turns to start up their engines and the throaty roar of horsepower reverberated around the city centre […]

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