This category relates to all things to do with Christmas.

How you can help the Foxton Centre this Christmas

A Preston-based accountancy firm has launched a hamper collection to support the city’s homeless this Christmas. Rotherham Taylor Accountancy will be creating a hamper for the Foxton Centre, a homeless […]

3 years ago
Coca Cola truck won’t visit Preston but here is where else it is calling

A sure sign it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas won’t be calling at Preston. The Coca Cola truck, which last pulled up on the Flag Market in 2014, […]

3 years ago
Every Prestonian knows it is nearly Christmas when this happens

Mrs Christmas has taken up residency in the St George's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall Every Prestonian knows it is only really the beginning of the festive season when this shop reappears in the city centre. Mrs Christmas has set up shop once more and […]

3 years ago
Crafty Vintage plans trio of Christmas Craft Fairs

Following the string of roaring successes for Crafty Vintage fairs this year, organisers are planning a trio of Christmas markets to be held on the floating village at Brockholes Nature […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Giant Christmas Tree to be lit up on Preston’s Flag Market

A 10-metre high Christmas Tree is to be part of the festive celebrations in Preston this year Pic: Keith Sergeant A giant Christmas Tree is to adorn the Flag Market in the run up to Christmas. Standing 10m tall the tree will be lit up at night alongside the Harris […]

3 years ago
Preston Christmas lights switch on: Mr Bloom and Heather Small to perform

Mr Bloom and Heather Small are to perform in Preston Preston’s Christmas Lights are to be switched on by children’s favourite Mr Bloom and the sound of M People’s Heather Small will belt out across the Flag Market. A free […]

3 years ago
Brian May cancels Candlelit Christmas show due to ill health

Brian May and Kerry Ellis A special Christmas concert by rock legend Brian May in Preston has been cancelled. The Queen guitarist was due to perform with Kerry Ellis at The Candlelit Christmas at the […]

3 years ago
When is the Preston Christmas Lights switch on 2016?

Preston's Christmas Lights at the top end of Friargate Pic: Billy Matthews Preston’s Christmas Lights switch on is due to be slightly later this year and signals the start of weekly events in the run up to Christmas. The Christmas Concert is […]

3 years ago
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