Louisa Stirland opened the festival and performs a second time as part of the Young Voices concert

Preston Arts Festival 2014: Louisa Stirland among those to perform during fortnight of events

Preston Arts Festival is taking place at venues across the city for its 13th year. Performances include comedy, poetry, singing and art exhibitions among many other diverse events. The two week festival was launched with performances on Sunday afternoon from Louisa Stirland, former BBC young chorister of the year and the Red Rose Chorus. Events during the arts festival include: A talk by Stephen Halliwell […]

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Fireworks lit up Preston Dock for the Riversway Festival 2013

Bonfire Night 2014: Firework displays in and around Preston

There are plenty of firework displays to enjoy in and around Preston this Bonfire Night. We’ll be covering the main Preston displays but we’ve included some a little further afield for Prestonians fancying a change from their usual whizz-bang fun. The map below includes details of the firework displays taking place. We will add more as and when different displays get confirmed. If you’re on […]

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Manford’s Comedy Club coming to Ribby Hall

Manford’s Comedy Club will be coming to Preston for a stream of shows at Ribby Hall. It’s important to note that Jason Manford himself will not be performing at these shows. The first show will be on October 24 with performances from Tiffany Stephenson, Chris Turner and Mike Wilkinson. There are also two extra dates with unconfirmed line-ups on November 21 and December 14. Tickets […]

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Four arrested after Preston city centre mass brawl

Four people have been arrested after a brawl outside a city centre bar. Preston Police were called to Rif and Co, formerly Revolution, on Main Sprit Weind around 5.45am on Sunday. Four people were injured in the fight, which involved bottles being thrown, and police say minor injuries were treated. The fight is thought to have spilled into Glover’s Court. Police are appealing for witnesses and […]

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Gary Bennion will speak at the event

Preston digital firm to run free workshop for local businesses

A Preston firm is running a workshop for businesses to understand how using digital can help their business to grow. Bespoke, web specialists since 2001, will speak a free event called Lancashire Digital Network: Measuring Up? The event, at the Continental on South Meadow Lane, is run by Creative Lancashire. Gary Bennion, head of digital strategy at Bespoke, delivers advice on tips on how you can […]

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Superfast Lancashire pledge to give Preston and county digital skills

Preston businesses are among those working with Lancashire County Council to get more people online. More than 60 delegates met at County Hall on Tuesday for the launch of Go On UK. The digital skills campaign aims to help the 120,000 people in Lancashire who have never been online get plugged in. The county council also wants to see the basic online skills of those […]

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