Preston Sikh community to feed city at the Markets

Posted on - 5th October, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston City Centre, Preston News
The kitchen for the homeless in full flow
The kitchen for the homeless in full flow

Under the cover of Preston’s covered market the city’s Sikh community is preparing to feed the city’s homeless.


Following on from their once-a-month soup kitchen the Langar Week sees the worldwide movement feed the city.

Badged as ‘Hello Langar, Goodbye Hunger’ it’s a chance for those who are homeless or on low-incomes to get a free meal.

Anyone is welcome to come along and experience a ‘500-year-old communal kitchen service’.

Read more: How Sikh community is quietly feeding the city’s homeless

The city’s Sikh community perform the food giveaway once-a-year to mark the International Langar Week, a tradition of helping to feed those in need.

Some of the Guru Nanak's kitchen crew
Some of the Guru Nanak’s kitchen crew

The Langar Kitchen is on Friday (5 October) from 7pm to 8pm, Saturday (6 October) from 7pm to 8pm and on Sunday (7 October) from 4pm to 6pm.

The Preston Sikh Seva Society will be serving up and it will run from Market Street.

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