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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 […]

2 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 […]

2 years ago
What to see on the Saturday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Rawtenstall Annual Fair Pic Horse + Bamboo Rawtenstall Annual Fair will be performed at Winckley Square Gardens Pic: Horse + Bamboo The Saturday line-up of Lancashire Encounter is packed with singing, theatre, installations and interactive activities – most […]

2 years ago
Watch as BLOCK opens Lancashire Encounter Festival

The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello Preston’s Georgian Square was bouncing with some very modern sounds during Friday evening. BLOCK, a performance by Motionhouse and NoFit State […]

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Advertisement Advertisement What to see on the Friday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Westernised! - Lancashire Encounter The Knotted Project’s performance of The Commuters takes place at The Harris Comics Gallery Lancashire Encounter returns to Preston this month to celebrate the cultural diversity in the county with […]

2 years ago
Hour-by-hour weather forecast for Lancashire Encounter Festival

A fallen tree in Ashton Park Pic: Sonia Bashir Lancashire Encounter returns to the heart of the city this weekend for the annual festival celebration. Festival goers might need their brollies this year however, with showers and windy gusts […]

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Cult bearded drag queen to perform in Preston

Timberlina present FFS!! Performance artist Tim Redfern is Timberlina A hit comedy and rock ‘n’ roll show starring a cult bearded drag queen is coming to Preston. FFS!! is based on the real-life […]

2 years ago
Road closures confirmed for Preston ‘Bull Run’

The Pamplona Bull Run is the inspiration for the event The Pamplona Bull Run is the inspiration for the event As dozens of people charge through the city on a ‘no bull’ run the city council has confirmed which roads […]

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