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Here’s everything on the Flag Market for this year’s Summer Saturdays

Posted on - 27th April, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Preston City Wrestling on the Flag Market Pic: Michael Porter
Preston City Wrestling on the Flag Market Pic: Michael Porter

All the summer events in Preston city centre have been announced.

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There’s something free to see or do on the Flag Market from the first weekend of June all the way to the end of August.

Here’s all the dates for your diary over the summer with a huge variety of events taking place.

Saturday 1 June – Jazz in the City

Part of a wider Preston Jaz and Improvisation Festival, this runs from 12noon to 4pm

Saturday 8 June – Vintage Vehicles

Classic cars and more roll onto the Flag Market from 10am to 4pm

Saturday 15 June – Making A Mark

Last year they made art from food donated for foodbanks, this year it looks at plastics. They will be making a giant art installation out of single-use plastics which you can bring along from 12noon to 4pm.

The art installation made during 2018's Making A Mark
The art installation made during 2018’s Making A Mark

Saturday 29 June – Armed Forces Day

One of the biggest events of the year, parades, soldiers and more in a celebration of the city’s military links, from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Read more: Armed Forces Day to become a council-run event

Saturday 6 July – Preston City Mela

Celebrating South Asian arts, culture, tradition and heritage

Read more: Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park drew record crowds

Saturday 13 July – Vikings

Once again the Nordic invasion returns to the Flag Market

Saturday 20 July – Preston Bus Station and Ribble Bus’ anniversary

Ribble buses on the Flag Market Pic: Plum and Co Vintage
Ribble buses on the Flag Market Pic: Plum and Co Vintage

Expect lots of buses parked up on the Flag Market

Saturday 27 July – Preston Pulse

A community event celebrating all different areas of the community.

Saturday 3 August – PYT Aliens

Saturday 10 August – Motion Houses Captive and Ramshackilicious: The Band At The End of The World

Saturday 17 August – Preston City Wrestling

Saturday 24 August – Youth Music from Preston Gateway

Saturday 31 August – Feast for Peace

Read more: See what’s on in Preston

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