The Derby Arms at Treales, a tiny rural village near Kirkham, is an old destination for me. I used to live just down the road and for a short while […]8 years ago Pop goes Preston With New Night Time Bar and Venue
Opening on the former Reflex site on Church Street, Preston has a new night time bar and venue. Popworld will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September […]8 years ago The Tithebarn pub close closes its doors (again)
What seems to have become a common sight in recent years, the Tithebarn public house on Lord Street, Preston, has put shutters up on its windows and doors. Has it […]9 years ago Last look at the Fox and Grapes pub in Preston
A final goodbye to the Fox and Grapes pub. I took the picture above shortly before all the signs were removed. Although the old Fox and Grapes boozer shut back […]9 years ago Advertisement Advertisement The Plungy has closed. Do you know why?
Another apparent casualty of the grim economic times we find ourselves in, The Plungington pub in Preston seems to have closed down. At least for now. A claim to fame. […]9 years ago The end of the Jazz Bar in Preston
The Jazz Bar, described by some as a broad-based community local boozer, that attracted heavy drinkers from Preston town centre and surrounding areas is no more. Currently being transformed into […]9 years ago Preston in the Picture: Urban Portrait
This week’s Preston in the Picture is a bit different to my normal inputs for this blog. It features Laeticia, a young Preston model using The Ship Inn’s street art […]9 years ago Preston Past: The Castle Hotel On Cheapside, Market Square.
Originally known as the Castle Inn and was built in 1623, the Castle Hotel was situated in Cheapside opposite the Market Square. It was very much a favourite hostelry in the […]10 years ago Most Discussed