Things To Do
The Preston Historical Society started the new season of talks on Monday evening of 1 September with the renowned local historian and much loved, Stephen Sartin. Mr Sartin has always been a favourite speaker with the members of the society and Monday’s talk was no exception in the slightest. With a most evocative title of ‘Preston as it was, or was it?’, it was quite a puzzle to imagine […]3 weeks ago by Paul D. Swarbrick Share
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is set to be overrun by youngsters from Friday. The annual Blaze Festival gives young people across the county a chance to get experience ahead of a career in the arts. Events include a portable projector screening the first three Indiana Jones films. The Blaze Lounge also comes to life with musuicians and bands from Preston and the local […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Families are invited to a fun day on the Flag Market. Organised by Preston City Council the event sees lots of child-friendly activities to enjoy. Taking place on Saturday 6 September there are children’s entertainers, a bouncy castle and face painters planned. Character impersonators Elsa and Anna are booked to perform a song performance on stage at 2pm. The event starts at 11am and runs […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
Explore the history of Preston North End and the time of The Invincibles. The Lancashire Archives on Bow Lane throws open its doors to look at the origins of PNE. North End are one of the original members of the Football League and Deepdale is one of two league grounds which has been in continous use since the late 19th century. Historian David Hunt will […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
One of Preston’s most popular beer festivals returns to the city in October. It will be the 13th time The Continental on South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, has thrown open its doors for the event. More than 200 beers and ciders will be on the menu. Alongside the ale there are live bands, DJs and the smokehouse BBQ flavours of The Ferret are making their way […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
An upgrade of a Preston museum which has taken four years to complete comes to an end on Tuesday. The Lancashire Infantry Museum has seen £200,000 ploughed into modernising the building. Rugby legend, and grandson of a World War I hero, Bill Beaumont, is to formally re-open the Museum at Fulwood Barracks. Lieutenant Colonel John Downham, chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, said; […]3 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share