A Kirkham dance event will this weekend celebrate the town’s history as a hub for Lancashire-spun textiles. Kirkham’s history as one of the county’s most important cotton towns will be […]9 months ago Preston Caribbean Carnival King and Queen competition
The King and Queen Costume Competition was held on Market Square Saturday 21 June to decide who will lead the procession on carnival day. Each Band put forward a King […]8 years ago Rededication Ceremony of the Preston War Memorial
On Friday 13th June 2014 at 12.45pm a ceremony took place on Preston’s Market Square facing the Preston War Memorial, also known as the Cenotaph. The ceremony was led by […]8 years ago Highlights from the Preston by Night PrestFest event
Revellers were out in full force on Saturday night in Preston’s city centre to be astounded by such spectacles as a giant Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. There was also […]8 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Preston Past: The Castle Hotel On Cheapside, Market Square.
Originally known as the Castle Inn and was built in 1623, the Castle Hotel was situated in Cheapside opposite the Market Square. It was very much a favourite hostelry in the […]10 years ago Preston Past: Preston’s ‘Old’ Town Hall
Old Town Hall of 1781 – 1862 This is a view from Fishergate of the ‘Old’ Town Hall of Preston, occupying the site of the present Crystal House which replaced the former Town Hall of the […]10 years ago Most Discussed