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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 years 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 years 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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week August 7 to 13

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner This week, Preston residents have been gearing up for Saturday’s Prestfest events on The Flag Market. And, as outdoor activities continue to ramp up post-lockdown, families can attend a family-friendly picnic event […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
Makers market, family fun festival and live music for Preston Flag Market this weekend

Todd Terry Preston Flag Market will welcome residents to three Prestfest events this weekend. On Saturday 14 August, Preston BID, in association with St George’s Shopping Centre, will stage Prestfest for Families, […]

3 years ago
A taste of San Sebastian hospitality arriving in Preston’s Flag Market soon

 A taste of San Sebastian hospitality is soon to arrive in Preston as new destination Bar Pintxos opens its doors at the end of August. The new bar restaurant will […]

3 years ago
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