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Immersive theatre in Preston set to make the audience the ‘stars of the show’

Dancers from Fever Dance Lancashire are set to become the stars of the show when the immersive theatre company ‘Bodies in Flight’ bring their latest production ‘Life Class’ to Preston […]

1 month ago
In pictures: A diverse celebration of county culture at Lancashire Encounter 2021

This first weekend of the Lancashire Encounter arts festival was a roaring success, with Prestonians gathering to celebrate the county’s diverse cultural offer. Having kicked off on Friday 17 September […]

1 month ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 11 to 17

A view of Preston's skyline from Vernon Carus mill Pic: scrappyNW As Preston gears up for the City of Preston 10k, and with a bizarre fake news post involving the Sun Hotel appearing online, it’s safe to say the news has […]

1 month ago
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 […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 months ago
Arts and culture festival Lancashire Encounter coming back to Preston

Lancashire Encounter will be back this September with an extended festival including performance, music, street theatre and art. Beginning on Friday 17 September, the event will take place at sites across […]

2 months ago
Torchlight parade to be held through Preston to thank key workers

Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, has announced a Covid Thank You parade to take place in Preston this autumn. He is now looking for essential businesses, organisations and groups […]

2 months ago
Free art activities at Preston Bus Station

A series of free family-friendly art activities start at Preston Bus Station today (Wednesday 11 August). The Lancashire Encounter has teamed up with Derelict: Art of the City to bring […]

3 months ago
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