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In pictures: Preston egg rolling 2024 in Avenham Park

Chasing the eggs down the steep slopes of Avenham Park Pic: Gerard Hopkinson Preston didn’t let the rain dampen spirits for the annual Easter Egg rolling. Both hard-boiled eggs and the chocolate variety went flying down Avenham Park’s slopes. Chased by children and […]

2 weeks ago
Preston egg rolling 2024 hour-by-hour weather forecast

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography As the city has baked in sunshine for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend how does the weather look for the egg rolling? Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday (1 April) […]

2 weeks ago
Preston egg rolling won’t have a funfair this year

Egg rolling in the rain Pic: Michael Porter Photography Soggy ground conditions in Avenham and Miller Park mean there will be no funfair at the annual egg rolling. Preston’s tradition dates back more than 150 years and sees Easter […]

2 weeks ago
Egg rolling tradition returns for 2024 at Avenham and Miller Parks

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography Egg rolling – an iconic tradition spanning more than 150 years – is once again scheduled to take place at Avenham and Miller Parks this Easter. Participants are encouraged to […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 15 Preston events for your 2024 calendar

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin Preston hosts a number of well-loved events every year – be sure not to miss out in 2024 by getting some of the biggest on your calendar nice and early. […]

2 months ago
In pictures: Egg rolling 2023 in Avenham Park

Egg Rolling 2023 Prestonians braved the wet weather today to celebrate the annual egg rolling event in Avenham and Miller Parks. The Easter Monday tradition dating back to Victorian times has seen communities […]

1 year ago
Preston’s Easter Egg rolling returning to Avenham and Miller Park

Action at the Egg Rolling Preston’s annual Egg Rolling event is back for 2023 on Monday 10 April, with entertainment and performances for all ages. The Easter Monday tradition is back with a variety of […]

1 year ago
Chef Paul Heathcote complains as bank holiday parking fines issued in Winckley Square

Winckley Square Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker Chef Paul Heathcote has taken to Twitter to complain about parking fines being issued on Easter Monday in Winckley Square. Many people attending Preston’s popular egg rolling event in Avenham […]

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