Survive the 5 to replace Beat the Frog and debut at Blitz

Survive the 5 will rise from the ashes of Beat the Frog. Beat the Frog was an amateur competition at the now closed Frog & Bucket. Survive the 5 will instead take place at Blitz Nightclub every Sunday from October 5. The event is organised by Freddy Quinne and Preston entertainer of the year Dan Nightingale. Amateur performers will have to survive five minutes on […]

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One-off Antics line-up unveiled

The line-up for the one-off Antics clubnight on December 6 has been revealed. Blossoms will headline the evening, with support coming from The Watchmakers and BRITAIN. There will later be DJ sets from The Filth Wizard (from Beats of Rage nights in Preston) and The Ark Preston DJ’s. The night will once again be held at The Ferret on Fylde Road, where it was held […]

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Preston’s homeless: the story of Bill goes viral on Facebook

The hardest thing about being homeless is people looking down on you, according to one anonymous homeless man. In a random act of kindness, Ben Holmes stopped to share a Subway with a homeless Preston man and his dog. The man, who the University of Manchester student decided to call Bill, says that people look down on him as though he has chosen to live […]

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Antics clubnight to return to Preston in December

Antics clubnight will make a one-off return to Preston this winter. The night will return to The Ferret on December 6 after spending the last year at Night & Day Cafe in Manchester. Promoters Gareth Butterworth and Fraser Boon have brought a huge amount of talent to the city between them, including Ed Sheeran, Alt-J and Loom. Post by Ark Preston. Antics clubnight was held […]

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Frog and Bucket nights saved by new Guild Hall owner

Comedy in Preston has received a timely boost. Frog and Bucket comedy nights will continue after the new owners of the Guild Hall stepped in to lend a hand. Post by Frog and Bucket Preston. Richard Simkin, head of operations for Preston Guild Hall Ltd, said: “Having lengthy discussions over the past couple of weeks with Jessica it was clear she was keen to find […]

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Bands announced for The Continental’s 13th Beer Festival

The music line-up for The Continental’s 13th Beer Festival has been unveiled. The mix of bands should provide something for all audiences with a huge range of genres covered. Whether it’s reggae or punk that you’re looking for, you’ll find it somewhere on the bill. Notable acts include David Shurr and Saytr Play. The latter recently sold more tickets than The Hoosiers as their support […]

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