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Preston People’s Canopy pops up in Hong Kong festival

The giant red canopy used for the Lancashire Encounters festival in Preston has now made it half way around the world. Known as the People’s Canopy the large structure is […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Encounter sees sun shine on arty Sunday

Another brilliant day of sunshine and a busy city centre for the Lancashire Encounter events. Sunday continued where Friday and Saturday had left off with a diverse range of music, […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Encounter on Saturday including Preston Pride

Preston was a lively, vibrant place to be on Saturday as Lancashire Encounter got into full swing with music, dance, art and culture in many different forms. It was a […]

6 years ago
Lancashire Encounters Festival: Flag Market ready for a weekend of events

The red canopy is part of the Lancashire Encounters Festival The big red Lancashire Encounters Festival canopy is in place on Preston’s Flag Market and the area was a hive of activity on Friday, as last minute preparations continued for a host […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston commuters treated to series of lively pop-up performances

The Oasis Social Club have had a successful week hosting pop-up events across the city, which have included Cardboard Sumo, Aerobics and a Landscape Locomotive drawing class. The Oasis Social Club […]

6 years ago
Lancashire Encounters Festival giant canopy is cycled into position

The canopy comes up Friargate Cyclists brought a string of colour to Preston as the Lancashire Encounters Festival canopy arrived. Flanked by cyclists across the city it was pedaled into the city through the University […]

6 years ago
One man theatre experience documenting Preston life comes to The Continental

A theatre show documenting one man’s experiences and life in Preston is coming to The Continental. The Preston Bill was created, written and performed by  Lancashire based artist Andy Smith […]

6 years ago
Sunday’s Lancashire Encounter top event guide

The final day of the Lancashire Encounter 2015 weekend festival concludes with Run Preston being the headline attraction next Sunday, September 27. With last year’s run proving a huge success, […]

6 years ago
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