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Preston’s Action Records to host Colin Newman in conversation with John Robb

Colin Newman and John Robb Pic: @johnrobb77 / @mayanewman / Instagram Preston city centre store Action Records is hosting an in-store event with Colin Newman. Newman, best known as a member of post-punk band Wire, is in Preston to promote the […]

1 month ago
Preston’s 2023 High Street Heroes crowned at city centre awards ceremony

2023 Preston's High Street Heroes award winner John Gillmore Preston’s 2023 High Street Heroes have been crowned at a city centre awards ceremony. The competition, organised by Preston Business Improvement District (BID), and supported by Visit Preston, saw 17 […]

4 months ago
Preston band Ginnel celebrate debut album release with two gigs in one day

“We’re old enough to know better and young enough not to care,” says Mark Wareing, singer and lyricist of Preston’s exciting post-punk psych outfit Ginnel. The band is preparing for […]

6 months ago
Music fans brave the rain for Record Store Day in Preston

Music fans queued for hours in the rain this morning to pick up exclusive vinyl released on this year’s Record Store Day. The inclement weather didn’t deter the vinyl obsessives […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s city streets feature in new music video

The video for Ginnel's Is Real, directed by John Edward Turner, features a girl's journey across Preston to The Ferret. Preston’s city streets provide the backdrop to a new music video released by local band Ginnel. Preston train station, the bus station, Preston Market Hall, Avenham and Miller Parks and […]

11 months ago
The Lathums sell out Preston Blitz

The Lathams Indie Rock Band The Lathums will be making an appearance at Preston’s Blitz on Monday 22 May for a special intimate show. The event is in celebration of the band’s […]

12 months ago
Action Records legend Allan Atkinson memorial concert planned

Allan Atkinson In celebration of Allan Atkinson, who was known for his work at the iconic Preston record shop Action Records, a memorial concert is set to take place at The Continental […]

1 year ago
Preston music scene mourns loss of much-loved Allan Atkinson

Allan Atkinson The Preston music scene is mourning the loss of one of its largest characters. Action Records’ Allan Atkinson passed away peacefully on Saturday morning after a short illness. Owner of […]

1 year ago
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