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Friargate pop up bar transformed into new cultural venue

Items from from brunch menu Once Was Lost is a new cafe, bar, lifestyle shop, and wine and beer store located in what was Market Street Social. The venue off Friargate also features retail space […]

3 months ago
Step back in time and explore some of Preston’s oldest pubs

We’re stepping back in time to take a look at some of central Preston’s oldest and most traditional pubs in a mini heritage pub trail. Local historian and author, Stephen […]

3 months ago
PLAU to host ‘spine tingling’ events in the underground vaults

Plau bar is giving tours and showing its heritage, just one of the venues taking part Pic: Tony Worrall Spooky season may be ‘over’, but this week, the ancient underground vaults of PLAU will be open for two special events. On Thursday evening (November 4) Powders (Horsley/ Brown) are […]

7 months ago
Social Sundays coming to new bar off Friargate

Market Street Social One of Preston’s newest bars, Market Street Social, is set to bring Social Sundays to the city. Starting from this Sunday (6 June), the weekly event will feature DJs and […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

1 year ago
Plau bar in Friargate to be made grade-II listed building

58 historic places in the North West have been added to the National Heritage List for England during 2020. As the year draws to a close, Historic England are celebrating […]

1 year ago
PLAU in Friargate opening after lockdown – with new roof terrace to follow

PLAU vaults after the renovation Pic: Rose Peploe PLAU Gin and Beer House is reopening its doors today (Thursday 23 July), as the coronavirus lockdown is eased. The Friargate bar has been closed for four months but is […]

2 years ago
Preston bar PLAU wins national award

PLAU vaults after the renovation Pic: Rose Peploe PLAU Gin and Beer House has won the Best Conversion to Pub Use award by CAMRA and Historic England. The building, which is situated at 115 Friargate, dates back to […]

2 years ago
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