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Words and phrases you will hear in Preston

A pie may sometimes be called a growler and parched peas are a city staple Pic: Caravan Gallery Preston is a proud city and has many turns of phrase which are unique. During 2016 a project aimed to capture some of Preston words and terms used each day […]

1 month ago
11 things that definitely happened during the return of Tokyo Jo’s

Inside Tokyo Jo's The Reunion Pic: Kate Rosindale Clubbers were transported back to the 90s and 00s heyday of the city’s nightclub scene. Tokyo Jo’s made its return during Maundy Thursday and no doubt, like me, you had […]

7 months ago
We get our skates on as Roller World Preston opens

A couple of the Preston Roller Girls at the Roller World Preston opening When the text appeared in the Blog Preston WhatsApp chat asking who wanted to attend the Roller World Preston opening day, I couldn’t reply quickly enough. After flirting with the […]

1 year ago
We took on Preston’s new Ninja Adventure VR attraction – here’s what happened

Trying out the VR jetpack and motorcycle racing. Trying out the virtual reality jetpack and motorcycle racing If you’ve ever wondered how you’d fare in a zombie apocalypse, wonder no more. The Multiverse at the newly-opened Ninja Adventure […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What it’s like in Preston’s newest venue – LeVel

LeVel opened its doors for the first time to the public – and Blog Preston was there. Boasting bowling lanes, laser games, an indoor assault course and indoor golf across […]

2 years ago
Faith groups come together for a feast to celebrate in Preston

Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street A Feast of Faiths kicked off Interfaith Week in Preston on Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of a week-long celebration of inter-faith understanding and awareness. […]

2 years ago
What it was like inside a baby rave at Preston Guild Hall

A view of the Guild Hall during the baby rave A view of the Guild Hall during the baby rave My main memory of live music at Preston Guild Hall is being packed in to watch The Charlatans belt out […]

2 years ago
It’s ten years since Radio 1 Big Weekend came to Preston

Radio 1 Big Weekend's big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson Radio 1 Big Weekend’s big blue tent Pic: George D Thompson It was two days when the music world stopped, and looked at Preston. Moor Park had a giant wall […]

2 years ago
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