Preston Orpheus Choir is delighted to present its annual ‘Festival for Christmas’ at Preston’s prestigious Guild Hall. This annual spectacular features much loved Christmas carols and traditional Yuletide music performed […]4 years ago Headstone for pioneering footballer unveiled in Preston Old Cemetery
The campaign to obtain a headstone for Rabbi Howell, the first Romani professional footballer and the first Romani international has succeeded. The new headstone was unveiled at a ceremony in […]4 years ago New book marks anniversary of ukulele star George Formby’s fiancee Pat Howson
A new book published by Lancashire Media, ‘Formby’s Lost Love – The untold story’, written by Andrew Atkinson is released to commemorate the anniversary of Pat Howson’s death. Ukulele legend George […]4 years ago Show Off by Figs in Wigs – Part of They Eat Culture’s autumn programme at The Continental
You’re so vain you probably think this show is about you. But it’s actually about Figs in Wigs – the lowbrow answer to avant-garde. Show Off nosedives deep into our shallow […]4 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Silly Billy’s weekly diary: Week 6
Hi Silly Billy here again! Well after months and months of getting everything prepared and we are almost ready to finally begin our Panto Sleeping Beauty at the Guild hall charter […]4 years ago Preston Historical Society present The Battle of Preston, 1715 and its aftermath by Dr. Bill Shannon
On Monday 7 December 2015, there will be a talk and presentation given by Dr. Bill Shannon, to the members and visitors of the Preston Historical Society at Preston Minster […]4 years ago Preston Pumpkin Fest to be held on Preston Market
As part of a campaign to combat food waste, The Larder will be be at the Preston Pumkin Fest on Preston Market, Saturday 21 November 2015 between 12.00pm and 4pm. The […]4 years ago New book: The secret historical places of Preston, Lancashire revealed!
There is a history of Preston that is hidden from view, or simply not recognised today amidst the hurly burly of modern life. Keith Johnson’s latest and fascinating book on […]4 years ago Most Discussed