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Preston Pride celebration and acrobatic wheels roll by shoppers during second day of Lancashire Encounter

Walking on by the arts wheel Giant wooden wheels rolling down the street, a celebration of gay pride and walking under red balloons were all part of the second day of Lancashire Encounter. Preston’s celebration of […]

3 years ago
Procession of light: What’s the route and which roads are closed for Lancashire Encounter event

Roads are being closed from late afternoon for the procession Roads are being closed throughout Preston city centre as a procession of light prepares to flood the streets. Taking place as part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the roads are […]

3 years ago
Glow sticks, dancing and giant red balloons signal start of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Lancashire Encounter weekend got underway on Friday evening in spectacular fashion with music, dancing, lights and red balloons. On the Flag Market people gathered to watch and get involved […]

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

The final day of Lancashire Encounter concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction on Sunday 25 September, which has been a huge success in recent years of the festival. […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What to see on the Saturday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Encounter is expected to impress Preston as a long list of events set to amaze the city on Saturday 24 September. The whole weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

3 years ago
What to see on the Friday of Lancashire Encounter Festival

After last year’s success, Lancashire Encounter Festival returns to Preston transforming the city centre into a vibrant hub of activity on 23-25 September. The weekend is bursting with quality activities […]

3 years ago
Preston back alley to be lit by thousands of red balloons

A grimy back street in Preston’s city centre is to become a colourful display during an arts festival. Surgeon’s Court, running between Charnley Street and Lune Street, is easily missed. […]

3 years ago
Arts wheel to roll through city for Lancashire Encounters Festival

The Wheel House Pic: Steve Edwin A giant wheel is to roll its way through Preston as part of a three day spectacular of the arts in the city centre. The Wheel House has been confirmed […]

3 years ago
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