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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

Preston set to be ‘full of theatre and music’ as Lancashire Encounter culture festival returns

A performance at Lancashire Encounter Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston residents will this weekend enjoy a programme of events as a popular festival arrives in the city centre. The Lancashire Encounter arts and culture festival has now returned following […]

3 months ago
Runners prepare for City of Preston 10k race as countdown begins

Preston 10k runners Runners are preparing for the SPAR City of Preston 10k race following the beginning of the two-week countdown last Sunday. Organised by the Running Bee Foundation and sponsored by SPAR, […]

3 months ago
In pictures: A vibrant celebration of South Asian culture at 2021’s Preston City Mela

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston City Mela took place yesterday (Saturday 4 September), in a vibrant celebration of South Asian arts, music, dance, culture and heritage. The event had been delayed from its usual […]

3 months ago
Preston MakeFest to be held at The Harris this weekend

Attendees at an #RJam event back in 2018 On Saturday 28 August Preston MakeFest will take place in the Harris for an afternoon expo event.  Prestonians are being invited to attend the exa.foundation’s very first showcase event, where […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Re-arranged Preston Armed Forces Day service to honour WW2 veterans

Armed Forces Day 2019 on the Flag Market Pic: Michael Porter Veterans and current armed forces personnel will be honoured at a service in Preston this Saturday (21 August) to mark Armed Forces Day. The service, which was postponed from its […]

4 months ago
Preston’s Flag Market to host rail roadshow ahead of HS2 construction

Walking across the Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s Flag Market will host a rail roadshow this month to mark the construction of Britain’s new High-Speed Two railway. Ahead of its arrival in Preston, the team leading the […]

4 months ago
In pictures: A wet and wild Prestfest 2021

Prestfest revellers Pic: Mark McLoughlin Photography It wasn’t just a line up of international DJs and Preston’s finest party people that turned up to the Flag Market for Prestfest 2021 yesterday – the rain came too! […]

4 months ago
Preston People’s Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

The Preston People’s Choir is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month. Natural voice practitioner Moira Hill, who leads the choir, is part of a network of songwriters and choir leaders […]

4 months ago
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