In pictures: Feast for Peace in the Flag Market

Posted on - 24th July, 2016 - 9:34am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Photos, Preston City Centre, What's On in Preston
The Flag Market was covered in stalls for the event Pic: Geoff Wilde

The Flag Market was covered in stalls for the event Pic: Geoff Wilde

A message of peace was passed around Preston’s Flag Market on Saturday.


Organised in three weeks in response to various to hate crime reports across the UK following the Referendum result Feast for Peace was a colourful and tasty celebration.

Kay Johnson from the group who organised the event said they estimated they had fed around 1,000 people during the day.

Alongside the food stalls the Ribble Steam Railway brought a steam engine to the party.

Dancing and songs were performed from a stage on the Flag Market.

Read more: From colourful mazes to strongmen, what’s on the Flag Market this summer?

Geoff Wilde captured these pictures of the stalls on offer as the city broke down cultural and religious barriers.

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