The Ale House would be opened in a former charity shop opposite the Town Hall

The Guild Ale House planned for listed building in Preston city centre

A “continuous beer festival” is what one entrepreneur wants to create in a listed building in Preston city centre. Gary Quinn has applied to permission to convert 56 Lancaster Road, opposite the Town Hall, into a new ale bar. The Guild Ale House would serve specialist beers and ales sourced from the micro-breweries of the North West. Mr Quinn says in a statement to Preston […]

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Glastonferret 2014

Early-bird tickets for Glastonferret on sale now!

Early-bird tickets are now on sale for this year’s Glastonferret. The festival is back for another year and for another weekend of live entertainment from renowned and local artists. The festival has been taking place for a number of years now, and the event this year is said to be “bigger and better than ever.” The full line-up is set to be announced on May […]

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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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harlequins Plungington Tavern

Plungington Tavern to be converted into student flats

Another Preston pub is set to be turned into flats. The Plungington Tavern on the corner of Plungington Road and Ripon Street is due to be converted by Homeplan4u. It is to be converted into two large student flats in what is an already densley populated student area. Plans show the flats would have a total of 10 bedrooms across the two floors. Full plans […]

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Jon Gomm will be performing at The Continental on Easter Sunday

They Eat Culture to host Jon Gomm at The Continental

They Eat Culture are introducing virtual virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm to The Continental, as a part of their festival of events held there. Along with guests Jason Singh and Jaydev Mistry, Jon will use one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twist melodies all at once. He will also incorporate songwriting and his soulful singing into the performance, and pins his influences on […]

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Evanfest 2014

Evanfest returns for its third year this May

Evanfest will be making a return to Preston for its third year this May. The one-day music festival aims to raise money and awareness for Bipolar UK. Organiser Kate Jones, regularly hosts music festivals for charities, but established Evanfest in honour of her friend of 25 years who died, Evan. She said, “It’s absolutely incredible the way that this has taken off. Initially we put […]

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