The procession makes its way through Preston

In Pictures: Sikh remembrance event on Preston Flag Market

Preston Sikhs marched through the city centre to remember brave Khalsa warriors who fought in the First World War. The procession made its way from Guru Nanak Gurdwara Singh Sabha on Bow Lane to the Flag Market. There were food stalls and entertained on the Flag Market for the Sunday as the sun blazed down. Hundreds of people attended the colourful event and photographer, Paul Melling […]

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Review: Jess Roberts – There’s An Old Saying

Out Now / Self-Release There's An Old Saying by Jess Roberts Within seconds of hearing There’s An Old Saying it was clear where this album belonged. It is melodic and raw, mature but not old and catered to its genres every need without the predictability to send us to sleep. It’s rare to hear a song and imagine a crowded room fall silent if it […]

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Music and Nightlife: Event of the week 11/08/14

Who: Heavy Fluid Addicts, We Like Humans & Cassiopeia When: Saturday August 16 Where: The Ferret How much: Free Heavy Fluid Addicts are a local band with a list of inspirations that makes for some interesting reading. They cite System of a Down, Tool and Cancer Bats as influences meaning that audiences can expect a fairly aggressive style of music from one of the veterans of Preston’s music scene. […]

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Live Review: Skinny Wrist Gumbo

The Ferret July 18th 2014 This review was written by Amy-Lou, who blogs here From the outset you can tell this band have potential. Masses of potential. Fronted by 20 year old Roy Fielding (Roy Boy to his mates), Skinny Wrist Gumbo have transformed, like a butterfly emerging from a chrysalis, from small-time, shy, amateurs who once called themselves The J.A.R.S, into something of a […]

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Music and Nightlife: Event of the week 14/7/14

Who: Skinny Wrist Gumbo, I Am Your Autopilot, Olly Taylor When: Friday June 18, 8pm Where: The Ferret How much: Free The Ferret might’ve been serving food for a while now but this is the first time they’ve had some Skinny Wrist Gumbo at the top of the menu. Skinny Wrist Gumbo are a young, new band from Preston who have played slots supporting some […]

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Simon Rigby talks about Guild Hall project to Blog Preston

Local businessman and honorary Prestonian Simon Rigby is looking to put more than £1 million into a city centre venue. Blog Preston spoke to Simon on Wednesday on the steps of the Guild Hall to find out what it was all about. Simon said he was really happy that Preston Council accepted his offer to take over the venue. He clearly sees great potential in […]

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