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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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 years ago
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
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