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This category relates to all things to do with food and drink in Preston, from food festivals to the latest news on restaurants, bars and pubs in the city

Hopfest confirms when the ale returns to Preston Grasshoppers

Crowd gathered at Hopfest last year Hundreds of beer and gin lovers will be returning to a Fulwood festival this summer. Hopfest at Preston Grasshoppers has confirmed its dates. Opening to the public at teatime on […]

10 mins ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

12 hours ago
G-Festival brings ale and music back to Hoghton

Hoghton native Emily Clark is back again to perform A three-day music and beer festival is returning to a village outside Preston during the late May Bank Holiday weekend. G-Festival is now into its fourth year and takes place […]

3 days ago
American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s first Makers Market goes down a storm on the Flag Market

The Harris looks on as the Makers Market takes place Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s first Makers Market launched on Saturday with great success. It was perfect weather to browse stalls selling unusual handmade gifts such as jewellery crafted from recycled piano strings, and […]

5 days ago
Preston Makers Market full stall list confirmed

Street food will be a big part of the Makers Market A full list of stallholders has been confirmed for the Preston Makers Market. Taking place on the Flag Market the event was moved from Fishergate. Due to become a monthly […]

1 week ago
World Foods becomes the latest stall to leave the Market Hall

Another stall has moved out of the Market Hall amid growing dissatisfaction from traders. The Caribbean food stall World Foods has ended its contract with Preston City Council and will […]

1 week ago
The Continental beer festival is coming back

Enjoying the sunshine at the Conti Beer Festival The ‘Glastonbury’ of beer festivals in Preston is returning. Two beer halls housing more than 200 cask ales, ciders and perries will be put back up at a city pub […]

1 week ago
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