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Here’s what’s on at Preston Flag Market for summer 2018

The city’s Flag Market is becoming a hub of events during the summer – from comic heroes to a celebration of Preston’s Asian community. Summer Saturdays mean there’s something happening […]

3 years ago
How the weather looks for Preston Carnival and Armed Forces Day

Bright colours expected for the city's carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Bright colours expected for the city’s carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Two of the biggest events of Preston’s summer take place this weekend. Armed Forces Day […]

4 years ago
Everything you need to know about Armed Forces Day in Preston

A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston Armed Forces Day will be returning to Preston on Saturday (24 June). Here at Blog Preston, we have listed everything you […]

4 years ago
Preston City Wrestling put on Armed Forces show – and there’s a first ever cage match

A previous PCW bout at Evoque A previous PCW bout at Evoque Preston City Wrestling has announced details of three free shows for this year’s Armed Forces Day. It includes a steel cage match for the […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What’s on in Preston during 2017: From Flag Market fun to egg rolling tradition

The Mini Mela was a success meaning a larger Mela can be planned It might be Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year) but there’s reason to get the calendar out and start circling some dates in Preston. Responding to criticism […]

4 years ago
13 pictures from Preston’s Armed Forces Day 2016 celebration

A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston The sun decided to make an appearance to help Preston celebrate Armed Forces Day. An annual celebration of all things to do with the army, navy and air force it […]

5 years ago
Hurricane to fly-past during Preston Armed Forces Day

A Hurricane is making its way to Preston Pic: Amy Felce Preston’s Armed Forces Day celebrations are still to see a fly-past by a military plane. A Spitfire had been due to roar above the Flag Market during Saturday’s event. However, […]

5 years ago
Butterflies to mark Armed Forces Day go on display at Harris

Some of the butterflies created by the children involved Butterflies have fluttered into Preston’s Harris Library and Art Gallery to mark the start of Armed Forces Day celebrations. A mile of poppy silk donated to schoolchildren across Preston and […]

5 years ago
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