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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Photos: Chart-toppers Royal Blood at The Ferret in October 2013

Royal Blood celebrated a number one with their self-titled debut album last week. Their album became the best-selling rock album since the release of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. However, as recently as October 2013, they were still relatively unknown and playing small venues. One of those venues was The Ferret, where the band played to just a handful of people. The band had only […]

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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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