Things To Do

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What to see on the Sunday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The final day of Lancashire Encounter concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction on Sunday 25 September, which has been a huge success in recent years of the festival. […]

4 months ago
What to see on the Saturday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Encounter is expected to impress Preston as a long list of events set to amaze the city on Saturday 24 September. The whole weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

4 months ago
Scouts across Preston have a new chief

Steve Morton is now in charge of scouting across Preston Scouts in Preston have a new chief as the West Lancashire branch continues to rapidly expand. West Lancashire Scouts has appointed Steve Morton as their new county commissioner. He will […]

4 months ago
What to see on the Friday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

After last year’s success, Lancashire Encounter Festival returns to Preston transforming the city centre into a vibrant hub of activity on 23-25 September. The weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Victorian themed drama coming to Preston Playhouse Theatre

Pink String and Sealing Wax is the latest performance taking place at Preston’s Playhouse Theatre. The Preston Drama Club are putting on their latest run of the show. Set in […]

4 months ago
View from St Walburge’s church spire during Heritage Open Day

Looking towards the city centre from St Walburge's Pic: Benny Mc'Nally This is the view from the tallest church spire in England, on a traditionally gloomy and overcast Preston day. Heritage Open Days have seen buildings throw open their doors for […]

4 months ago
From upcycling to savvy surfer workshops: How UCLan’s city centre shop is faring

Lune Street where the UCLan 'shop' will be housed From upcycling workshops to knitting afternoons the University’s city centre shop is becoming busier. Branded as InTheCity the University of Central Lancashire has been expanding its events programme. Technology workshops, […]

4 months ago
Seven new attractions as Scare Kingdom returns to Preston

What monsters await inside the Scream Park? A scare attraction returns to the outskirts of Preston once more this year as Halloween approaches. Scare Kingom, now in its eighth year, is rated as the top UK scream […]

4 months ago
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