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In Photos: 15 Tastiest Things at Lancashire Market

Lancashire Easter Market has come and gone for another year and my cupboard is stocked with all kinds of goodies and treats. Although not celebrated as a food festival – craft stalls were also welcome – the Lancashire Market in Preston did have a good selection of fine food on offer, and I tried most of them. This was originally going to be titled the […]

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Stalls on Friargate basking in Easter sunshine

Video: Watch birds-eye view of the Lancashire Market in Preston

We took a go pro camera, strapped it to the end of a broom handle and produced this fly-through of the Lancashire Market. So view our over the shoulder look at the market, taking in all the stalls and getting up close and personal with a hog roast. It’s a great way to experience the market which had more than 90 stalls lining Friargate. Plus […]

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Ian Nagoski

Unique music talk by Ian Nagoski coming to The Continental

An exploration of music from the early 20th century is coming to the Continental. Ian Nagoski who runs Canary Records reissues records done in every language other than English. He brings his unique talk titled 100 Moons: Stories of Great Forgotten Musicians and the Boundaries of Humanness from 78rpm Records to the South Meadow Lane venue. In the past year, Nagoski has published acclaimed collections […]

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In pictures: Lancashire Vintage Market

The vintage market is in full swing with stallholders selling everything from glass shoes to a Zorki 4K 1977 Russian camera. Stallholders have been telling us how popular the vintage market is in Preston. Jan from Kath’s Fabrics runs a regular stall through the week in Preston and she said: “We didn’t have a stall last year but saw how successful it was so thought […]

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Crowds filling the Lancashire Market on Friargate

In pictures: Lancashire Easter Market takes over Friargate

Tens of thousands of people have filled Friargate to sample the best of Preston and Lancashire produce in the sunshine. With temperatures reaching 18 degrees the shorts and shades have been on show as well as mouthwatering food from across the country. More than 90 stalls are showing their wares along Friargate and onto Orchard Street in the city centre. We’ve had live updates from […]

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Easter Fun Fair at Moor Park

Don’t forget the Preston Fun Fair at Moor Park for more Easter fun. Until Tuesday 22 April enjoy over 20 rides and attractions in safe, secure environment. A great place to take the kids to keep them entertained. All rides are just £1 each. Opening times are 1pm to 9pm daily and entrance is £1. Why not use Preston Bus to get there. They have […]

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