The Preston Guild is a celebration of the city of Preston that dates back to medieval times. It is run by Preston City Council and is a year-long festival held every 20 years.
Below is our guide to the key events, the background to the Guild and what’s happening across the city for the main two weeks of the event.
Ex-pats and well wishers give their messages to the city in the Guild year
G-Fest festival 2012
All the information on a huge party in Avenham Park for 15,000 music fans