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Pictures as Preston Markets sees proper Lancashire entertainment

Posted on - 18th February, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Photos, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Morris dancers at the Markets Pic: Paul Melling
Morris dancers at the Markets Pic: Paul Melling

There was some reet Lancashire entertainment around Preston Markets during its first Saturday of trading.

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Morris dancers, the Red Rose Band and a ukulele band struck up their tunes throughout the day.

Preston City Council put on the entertainment to mark the first weekend of trading following the new market’s opening on Monday.

More than 25 traders are spread throughout the glazed structure under the cover of the Outdoor Victorian Market canopy.

Read more: Everything you can eat and drink at the new Preston Market

Saturday also saw some of the Box Market traders beginning to open.

One of the Box Market traders Pic: Paul Melling
One of the Box Market traders Pic: Paul Melling

The shipping containers have been turned into small retail and catering units.

Read more: Your reaction as new Preston Market hall opens

Entertainment at the markets is due to continue for the next three Saturdays.

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