Lancashire Encounter

Brief Encounter to be an array of song, projections and processions

The landscape giant is one of those to feature in the procession The landscape giant is one of those to feature in the procession More details have emerged about what’s planned for the Brief Encounter festival to signal the start of Autumn […]

2 years ago
Torchlight parade returning for a Brief Encounter in Preston

An illuminated event is part of the programme An illuminated event is part of the programme A torchlight parade is returning to the city as part of a Brief Encounter. Following on from the Lancashire Encounter festival, which […]

2 years ago
What’s on in Preston during 2017: From Flag Market fun to egg rolling tradition

The Mini Mela was a success meaning a larger Mela can be planned It might be Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year) but there’s reason to get the calendar out and start circling some dates in Preston. Responding to criticism […]

2 years ago
What was the Lancashire Encounter worth to Preston?

A three-day arts festival in Preston is due to return in 2018 – and has been praised by artists and visitors alike. The Lancashire Encounter ran in September and included […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Lancashire Encounter to be showcased in photo exhibition

Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for the Encounter It was three days which brought Preston together and showcased the arts and culture of the city. Now you’ll be able to relive the Lancaster Encounter festival with an exhibition […]

2 years ago
How changing places toilet made this boy’s weekend

Tom enjoying the mobile changing places toilet at Lancashire Encounter This young man wouldn’t have been able to enjoy the Lancashire Encounter festival without a disabled toilet. Tom Wade who has dystonic cerebral palsy was able to use the temporary […]

3 years ago
In pictures: Run Preston returns as part of Lancashire Encounter

Thousands of runners made their way through Preston city centre – and a few splatters of rain – to complete Run Preston. A 5k and 10k race took place during […]

3 years ago
Procession of light stuns Preston with city centre parade

The procession of light was part of the Encounter Pic: Benjamin Wareing Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Preston in the procession of light. Part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the event saw a light up horse and cart […]

3 years ago
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