Events

Ed Tudor Pole

80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track and Who Killed Bambi in the Sex Pistols film, The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle is concentrating on touring as a solo artist, despite successes with Tenpole Tudor who secured chart hits with Swords of […]

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Preston Roller Girls

Preston Roller Girls celebrate first victory in British Championship as derby girl plays on despite fractured sternum

Preston Roller Girls won their first bout in the British Championship against Spa Town Roller Girls. The team are Lancashire’s first in the national roller derby league and hosted the event at Preston College. The build-up and preparation for the roller derby team’s first bout in the British Championship did not disappoint, as Preston Roller Girls were up 89-49 at half time against the Harrogate […]

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Councillor Sue Prynn and team of cyclists on sponsored bike ride.

Penwortham Mayor took part in 21-mile charity bike ride

The Mayor of Penwortham took part in a bike ride for a number of mayoral charities. Donations of around £1000 were raised by Councillor Sue Prynn who was joined by a number of cyclists on a 21-mile ride around Preston’s Guild Wheel. The primarily off-road route goes by the title of National Cycle Route 622 which circles the city of Preston. Ten cyclists in total […]

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harlequins Blitz3

Your memories of Blitz live venue & nightclub

Preston said goodbye to another music venue with the loss of Blitz over the weekend. Before this weekend’s demolition, the nightspot hosted some of the most loved nights in Preston, thanks in part to their allegiance with YBD (the firm that owns MACs and Ships and Giggles). We’ve put together your best memories of the club taken from our Facebook page after we asked you […]

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Thousands of real ale fans will flock to the Continental for the festival

The Continental’s Beer Festival details announced

The Continental have announced the details of their 14th annual beer festival. The event is one of the most popular on the Preston calendar. This year it will take place from Thursday, May 14 to Saturday, May 16. There will be well over 150 different ales, beers and ciders to try as well as a stellar line-up of live music entertainment. Confirmed to be playing […]

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City Beat will broadcast from Preston Guild Hall

Preston FM to re-launch as City Beat

Preston FM is set to change its name, as part of a re-launch taking place on May Bank Holiday. The community radio station will be known as City Beat as of May 4 this year and will bring with it a new sound, logo and programming schedule. The station will also be moving to a new broadcast media centre in the Guild Hall, away from […]

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