In pictures: Lancashire Encounter sees sun shine on arty Sunday

Another brilliant day of sunshine and a busy city centre for the Lancashire Encounter events. Sunday continued where Friday and Saturday had left off with a diverse range of music, […]

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In pictures: Lancashire Encounter on Saturday including Preston Pride

Preston was a lively, vibrant place to be on Saturday as Lancashire Encounter got into full swing with music, dance, art and culture in many different forms. It was a […]

5 years ago
Lancashire Encounters Festival: Flag Market ready for a weekend of events

The red canopy is part of the Lancashire Encounters Festival The big red Lancashire Encounters Festival canopy is in place on Preston’s Flag Market and the area was a hive of activity on Friday, as last minute preparations continued for a host […]

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Children’s entertainers bring ray of sunshine to Flag Market

It may not have felt much like summer on Saturday on the Flag Market in Preston but The Summer Party brought a ray of sunshine. Among those performing were Rebecca Keatley from […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Morris dancers set new world record on Preston Flag Market

Morris dancing groups from across Britain came together on Preston’s historic Flag Market on Saturday to set a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of Morris dancers performing […]

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Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

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In pictures: Nature in close-up alongside Preston’s canals

It’s the height of summer and although it may not always feel like it, the warm temperatures are bringing the hedgerows to life along Preston’s canal towpaths. The photographs below […]

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In pictures: Singer Gemma Louise Doyle performs in Preston

It perhaps wasn’t the warm, summer homecoming performance that she expected. In fact it was cold, wet and windy but those lucky enough to be on the Flag Market on […]

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