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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 […]

5 days 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 […]

2 weeks ago
Get ready for a Brief Encounter of light and sound in Preston

Chorus by Ray Lee While Lancashire Encounter doesn’t return to Preston until September 2020, the festival is back for a Brief Encounter this month. Taking place on Friday 20 September from 6pm to 10pm, […]

2 years ago
How this UCLan team made an eye-catching contribution to Lancashire Encounter

Large pavilion used for Lancashire Encounter performances in Winckley Square The team behind the Organic City Evolution Meets Revolution pavilion This year’s Lancashire Encounter Festival was packed with creativity, even down to the structures that were used for performances. Two […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures marking the Lancashire Encounter 2018

These pictures show just some of the encounters the people of Preston had with the arts during a three-day festival and celebration in the city. Lancashire Encounter took place in […]

3 years ago
Recap the three days of Lancashire Encounter Festival 2018

The Red Dream parade coming down Friargate Pic: Louise Hogg The Red Dream parade coming down Friargate Pic: Louise Hogg Three days of performances, workshops and an array of different and surprising events take over Preston for the return of […]

3 years ago
What to see on the Sunday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for the Encounter Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for last year’s Lancashire Encounter. Pic: Benjamin Wareing The grand finale of this year’s Lancashire Encounter takes place on Sunday 23 September. The finale will see memorable outdoor […]

3 years ago
Road closures confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival parade

Which roads will be closed during the Lancashire Encounter Festival have been confirmed. Preston City Council is hosting the biennial festival across three days in the city centre. It culminates […]

3 years ago
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