Preston Reggae Festival

Posted on - 14th March, 2010 - 8:34pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Music, Opinion, Recreation, Things to Do in and around Preston

Prince Marley Local dub poet Prince Marley stopped by the Preston FM studio yesterday to chat about his poetry and hopes for the Preston Reggae Festival, planned for this summer.


Prince is an established poet and has performed worldwide, promoting his work across the States and on live television in the UK. During our interview he recited some of his poetry, the man truly has a gift for words, dialogue, humour and delivery. It was a real pleasure to hear his work. Prince has also worked with schools and educational establishments, delivering poetry workshops to inspire young people to write their own creative verses.

In 2006 Prince Marley brought the Bob Marley Tribute Festival to Manchester, it was the first event of it’s kind in the city, it proved to be very popular with reggae fans young and old. The team at Urban Promotions are hard at work planning Preston’s Reggae Festival with a tentative date set for late July. If you are interested in getting involved or sponsering the event contact Prince Marley at

The interview with Prince Marley will be broadcast on Preston 103.2FM on Thursday 18th March at 4pm.

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