What’s On in Preston

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Preston Caribbean Carnival artist talks costumes and community ahead of 50th anniversary event

Jane in costume at the 2007 Carnival It’s impossible to think about Preston Caribbean Carnival without imagining the wonderfully colourful and elaborate costumes that fill the city’s streets each late May bank holiday weekend. Many hours of […]

6 hours ago
Preston walk and fundraiser for Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity at The Continental

Ann Coles and her sister, walking in memory of Andrew at the London event. Pic: Ann A woman has set up a local walk in Preston to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young charity (CRY). Ann Coles started fundraising for free heart screenings for people aged […]

12 hours ago
Review: The Fishergate Chinese that’s alreet cha

Newly opened Chun Cha is a small Chinese restaurant and takeaway on Fishergate, opposite the old Debenhams. Working in the city centre, I’ve walked past and checked out the menu […]

1 day ago
Celebrating half a century of culture as Preston Caribbean Carnival gears up for 50th anniversary

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin Preston Caribbean Carnival organisers are gearing up for a spectacular celebration of Caribbean culture like never before as the 50th anniversary event approaches. Taking place on spring bank holiday weekend, […]

1 day ago
Dog and Partridge pub in Friargate gets facelift

The Dog and Partridge in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston A iconic Preston city centre pub has been given a facelift. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate has seen its brewery Star Pubs make an investment in its frontage. Landlady […]

2 days ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival returning for 2024 to spread music and culture across the city

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning for 2024 with 26 exciting music and culture-related activities taking place across the city. The three-week festival is set to ignite the city […]

2 days ago
Second man sought after violent robbery near Fishergate Hill

Good Street - off Marsh Lane and Fishergate Hill - where the robbery took place Pic: Google Police want to speak to a man following a robbery near Fishergate Hill. A man was assaulted by two men in Good Street and had items taken including a phone, […]

3 days ago
Over 30s ‘blast from the past’ day club reunion happening this weekend in Preston

Switch Pic: Tony Worrall An over 30s day club reunion is happening in Preston City Centre this weekend. Taking place at Switch, formerly Squires in Market Street, the event will run between 3pm to […]

3 days ago
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