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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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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. […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 years ago
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