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The Flag Market is within the centre of Preston, the central square it is faced onto by the Harris Museum and Art Gallery amongst other buildings

Arts festival returns to Preston’s Flag Market

An arts festival which will focus on repurposing, reusing and recycling materials will take place on Saturday, 23rd July at Preston Flag Market. Making A Mark is encouraging visitors to […]

3 weeks ago
In pictures: Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visits Preston

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay festivities Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Queen’s Baton travelled through Preston today (Saturday 16 July). The Commonwealth Baton left Miller Park before travelling through the city centre to the Flag Market where it was greeted by Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Neil Darby. […]

4 weeks ago
Greenpeace Preston collects residents’ thoughts on cost of living crisis

Greenpeace volunteers have spoken with residents to understand opinions on rising energy bills, Putin’s war, and the climate crisis. Last weekend, Greenpeace Preston volunteers spoke to people in Preston Flag Market, […]

1 month ago
Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visiting Preston this weekend

A view over Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Queen’s Baton will travel through Preston this weekend, ten years after the Olympic Torch visited the city on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Preston will welcome the […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Armed Forces Day 2022 parade and service details

The Armed Forces Day parade in the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews To mark Armed Forces Day there will be a short service and parade through Preston on Saturday 25th June. The service will be held at the Cenotaph at the Flag […]

2 months ago
Large art installation in Preston urges people to be the change they want to see

The C'EST NE PAS DE L'ART installation at the Flag Market Pic: Tim Saunders A large art installation in Preston has urged people to ‘be the change they want to see’. Local artist Tim Saunders – aka Timsperspectiveart – set up the artwork in […]

2 months ago
Preston Flag Market hosts ‘World Wide Knitting in Public’ event

Preston residents with a love of knitting descended on Flag Market last Saturday for the World Wide Knitting in Public Day event. On Saturday, 11 June, Preston Flag Market saw […]

2 months ago
Platinum Jubilee beacons lit in and around Preston

Queen's Platinum Jubilee beacon was lit on Harris Museum Piic: Michael Porter Photography During Thursday evening a series of events took place across Preston where beacons were lit up to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. On Thursday June 2, Mayor of councillor Preston Neil […]

2 months ago
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