Preston Markets

Latest news and openings at Preston Market. The new Indoor Market Hall is located in the Outdoor Covered Market and was opened in February 2018.

Friday trading returns to Preston Outdoor Market

Preston Market canopy Pic: Blog Preston Outdoor trading on a Friday at the city’s market is to return for the first time since before the Covid lockdown. Taking place under the Victorian canopy there are now […]

2 months ago
Summer nights to see free live music under Preston Markets canopy

A band performing outside The Orchard under the Preston Markets canopy Live music is coming to the Preston Markets canopy on Saturday nights this summer after a successful crowdfunder campaign. Gary Quinn of The Orchard is behind the project, which comes […]

3 months ago
Stalwart of Preston Market Livesey’s Butchers owner Adrian turns 70

Adrian, furthest right, on his 70th birthday - at work! Pic: Preston Markets The owner of Livesey’s Butchers, Adrian Livesey, is celebrating his 70th birthday. Adrian, who runs the butchers, is still working six days a week at the well-known Preston business in […]

3 months ago
Photographer uncovers pictures of Preston Market not seen for 40 years

A Market trader posing for a photo in 1981 Pic: Chris Darley Pictures of Preston Market not seen for more than 40 years have been uncovered. City photographer Chris Darley found negatives when having a clear out and decided it was time […]

4 months ago
Eggciting things to do in and around Preston for Easter 2024

Preston has been basking in mid-20 degree heat throughout the Easter weekend Pic: Tony Worrall With the blossom coming out across Preston, it can mean only one thing yolks – Easter is just around the corner. There’s plenty of eggciting activities going on across the […]

4 months ago
Tipsy Chef launches new menu at Lancaster Road venue as Preston Market unit closes

Tipsy Chef exterior Pic: Tipsy Chef / Facebook Tipsy Chef is serving up a new menu seven-days-a-week at its Lancaster Road venue after officially closing its Preston Markets unit. The refreshed menu features some old favourites alongside new […]

4 months ago
An early rise for InstaMeet as traders set up at Preston Markets

Preston Markets canopy at dawn Pic: williammatthewsshoots InstaMeet returned on Saturday (2 March) with an early start at Preston Markets as traders set up for the day. There were some new and some regular faces, all keen […]

4 months ago
Fill the Frame outdoor art exhibition on display at Preston Markets

John Threlfall with Preston City Skyline at Sunrise Pic: Garry Cook An outdoor art exhibition featuring the work of nine Preston-based artists is on display in the city centre. The exciting artworks – featuring photography, images of the city, abstract art […]

5 months ago
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