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Help tell the story of Action Records on Church Street

Earlier this year myself and good friend Conor O’Grady, both from Fulwood, made a short documentary, called Making the News, about a former journalist, Ed Mitchell, who lost everything to bankruptcy in 2007. Now, we are planning our next short documentary, which we hope to shoot early next year, however, we need your help.  ‘Action Records: Chased by nuns’ is the working title and as […]

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Remembrance Ceremony Preston 9 November 2014 - 02

The people of Preston unite to remember the fallen

There is no doubt about it that Prestonians know how to show their respect and appreciation when it matters. Today, Sunday 9 November, unprecedented crowds gathered together at the War Memorial on Preston’s Market Place to show their respect to the fallen of both world wars and conflicts thereafter. On an absolutely outstanding day with dry weather and bright sunshine, the Remembrance Parade commenced from […]

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53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400

53 Degrees enters final stretch of live shows as it prepares to close

53 Degrees has entered the final stretch in its time open to the public. The venue will close on December 31 after years serving up live music to the Preston community. Preston’s community reacted sadly to the announcement back in June. Between now and then there are still several shows available for you to say goodbye properly. Take a look at the remaining programme below. […]

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The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque at The New Continental on November 20

They Eat Culture will be teaming up with the Disability Arts Touring Network to bring a unique theatre experience to The New Continental on November 20. The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque, by Terry Galloway, comes to the arts venue featuring an international cast of disabled actresses that will include Liz Carr and Julie McNamara. The psychotic surreal musical is played out by […]

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Acclaimed authors to bring Christmas Ghost Stories to the Harris Museum

The Harris Museum will host an official performance of Poor Souls’ Light on Wednesday, December 10. Poor Souls’ Light is a limited edition anthology of winter-themed ghost stories set to be released also in December. The live readings will be designed to unsettle and unnerve and be carried out by a host of esteemed writers. The event will be held at 7pm in the atmospheric […]

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The Coca Cola truck will make an appearance in Preston

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck coming to Preston on November 29

The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck will stop in Preston on November 29. The iconic sight of the Coca-Cola truck will visit the Flag Market in Preston from 1pm until 9pm. See pictures from the lorry parking up on the Flag Market. The visit to the Preston Flag Market has become an annual event for the Coca-Cola truck. It tours the country in the build up to […]

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