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Preston Scratch Band wants city to pick up instruments for city jam session

The Preston Scratch Band, a regular event pre-lockdown, is returning for a one-off at The Larder as part of the Collective Weekender. Everyone is invited to bring along their instruments […]

1 week ago
Lancashire Encounter Festival full programme released for Preston city centre events

Large pavilion used for Lancashire Encounter performances in Winckley Square Lancashire Encounter is returning this September with an extended event with everyone’s favourite activities. Running from Friday, 17 September to Saturday, 2 October, the festival will bring an array of […]

1 week ago
City of Preston 10K to go ahead after 2020’s cancellation

Preston 10k runners The SPAR City of Preston 10K, the only race where you can run through the heart of Preston City Centre, is returning after a year off due to Covid. The […]

2 weeks ago
Rare chance to see private gardens off Winckley Square

Socially distanced sun seeking in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Prestonians are invited to ‘A Regency Promenade’ with Elaine Taylor, the Friends of Winckley Square garden historian. Locals can hear how the gardens and surrounding area changed over time. People […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Biggest month of spoken-word performance in Preston this September

September will see three of the UK’s best poets head to Preston for the biggest month of spoken-word performance in the city’s history. Acclaimed Manchester-based poet Tony Walsh will perform […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Mela to take place this weekend on the Flag Market

Preston City Mela is set to take place on Saturday 4 September from 11am-4.30pm. Locals can head to the Flag Market for dancing, dragons, drums and much more. There’s plenty […]

2 weeks ago
Community Gateway Association in Preston holding event to discuss antisocial behaviour

Community Gateway Association (CGA), Preston’s largest social housing landlord, will be holding an event on Thursday 2 September, between 5pm and 7pm at Oaktree Court, Ingol. CGA’s Tenancy Management team will be joined by […]

2 weeks ago
New one-off outdoor event to replace Chorley Live

Performers at Chorley Live in 2019 Pic: Paul Heyes New event Chorley’s Big Weekend has been announced to take place in October, replacing Chorley Live for this year. The event will be a mix of indoor and outdoor activities […]

3 weeks ago
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