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Lancashire Encounter Festival confirms details of Community and Traditions stage outside Guild Hall

The Community and Traditions stage will feature performances from across the musical and culture spectrum Pic: Lancashire Encounter Festival Details of the Community and Traditions stage at the Lancashire Encounter Festival have been confirmed. Hosted outside The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road the stage is due to showcase an […]

6 months ago
Visiting Preston Bus Station pop-up scrap store for the Encounter Festival

The Creative Principle Pop-Up Scrap Store A pop-up scrap store and workspace has opened at Preston Bus Station offering free and low-cost creative workshops to the public.  The Creative Principle has been commissioned by the Lancashire […]

6 months ago
Lancashire Encounter Festival confirms 2023 line-up

Timeless is performed inside and around 7m high rotating hourglass and tackled the threat of climate change The line-up for this year’s Lancashire Encounter Festival taking over Preston city centre for three days of arts and culture has been confirmed. Organised by Preston City Council the festival […]

7 months ago
Pop-up creative scrap store coming to Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Tony Worrall A creative scrap store is being launched within Preston Bus Station. As part of the Lancashire Encounter Festival there will be a pop-up shop at unit six next door to […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Encounter Festival for Preston city centre bags largest funding yet

The illumaphonium was one of the most popular parts of the Encounter Pic: Paul Melling Hints have been dropped about what to expect for this year’s Lancashire Encounter Festival. Preston city centre will be turned into a cultural paradise for three days in September. The […]

8 months ago
Torchlight procession through Preston city centre seeks extra backing

A dazzling torchlight procession led by Spark! Pic: @gazcook One of the city’s most spectacular evening events is asking for help to grow bigger and bolder this year. The Lancashire Encounter’s torchlight procession is set for Saturday 16 September […]

8 months ago
Preston arts group to host ‘Cradle to the Rave’ event at Lancashire Encounter

A Preston arts group are to host a ‘baby rave’ as part of a series of events at the upcoming Lancashire Encounter festival this September. Preston arts organisation Derelict Live’s […]

1 year ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week August 20 to 26

Sunshine and fluffy clouds on Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall As the summer months draw to a close, and with the end of the school holidays fast approaching, Preston residents this week learned that the fun continues in September with […]

2 years ago
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