Food & Drink

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

Preston’s Mad Ferret in the running for NME Best Small Venue 2012

Mad Ferret, the popular live music venue on Fylde Road, Preston, is in the running again this year for the NME Britain’s Best Small Venue 2012 competition. The Mad Ferret […]

10 years ago
Fulwood cricket club to host beer festival

real ale The first beer festival at a Preston cricket club takes place later this month. The Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club hosts its festival celebrating all things ale and cider from […]

10 years ago
Competition: Win tickets to a night with top chef Gino D’Acampo

gino d'acampo A month long celebration of Preston’s food will take place in August and we’ve got a chance to be right at the centre of the action. Top TV chef Gino […]

10 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market takes over Friargate

A trader sells fresh bread to a customer The smell of fresh bread, smoked fish and traditional Lancashire pies wafted down Friargate today as the Lancashire Market returned. Organised by the Preston Business Improvement District a host of […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston chef Johnnie Mountain set for BBC appearance

johnnie mountain Ashton born chef Johnnie Mountain will be appearing on a BBC cooking show. Mountain, who now runs his own restaurant in London, The English Pig, will be on the North […]

10 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Claims to Fame

kfc Preston has a few claims to fame and to be honest some are more noteworthy than others. This week’s picture relates to one of those ‘Factoids’ as Steve Wright calls […]

10 years ago
Lancashire Market to return on Easter weekend

pork pie sellers at lancashire market The city’s popular Lancashire Market will return this Easter. The market, which is held three times a year, has attracted over 180,000 people into the city centre when its held. […]

10 years ago
City brews up for 19th annual Preston Beer Festival

sign outside 2008 Preston Beer Festival Real ale fanatics are preparing for the 19th year of the city’s annual beer festival. The official Preston Beer Festival starts on Thursday 15th March at St Walburge’s Church Hall […]

10 years ago
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