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Korova Jazz

Jazz Night back at Korova this Saturday

Korova Arts Café & Bar will host the first of their upcoming Jazz Nights on Saturday (July 5). The Bailey/Culshaw/Harley Trio will take to the stage to perform a set that will include music from Egberto Gismoni, Pat Metheny and Kenny Wheeler. Korova’s Jazz Nights have been some of their most successful events, previously featuring artists like Harold Salisbury, Boogie Bill Jones, Matt Wells and […]

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Preston Bag Ladies needed for charity night

Royal Bank of Scotland is hosting a ‘Donate a Bag’ ladies evening in July. Handbags sell like hot cakes and are in short supply in the charity shops around Preston. This event invites you to fabulous Ladies evening with good food and a few little extras thrown in. All they ask is ladies attending the evening to bring along a handbag. It can be one […]

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fulwood leisure centre

Jordan Grant Fitness returns in July

The Jordan Grant Fitness charity event returns to Fulwood Leisure Centre. This is the third event at the centre and is suitable for anyone over 10 years of age. Activities on the day include: Zumba Metafit Spinning Body Attack Gym Circuits Swimming Each session lasting 40 minutes. For registration you need to complete a Family Fitness form and pay the £6.00 registration fee at Fulwood Leisure […]

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Quickest way out of Preston on a bike?

What is the quickest way on foot or wheels out of the city and into the countryside? A fast pedal along Lancaster Canal? Across the Ribble, south to Bamber Bridge and beyond? Go West, cycling away from Penwortham and over to Longton Brickcroft? The weekend before last my eight year old son wanted to escape the city’s bustle, so we drifted off to the park […]

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Caribbean Carnival

In Pictures: Preston Caribbean Carnival 2014

It was a glorious day. The Sun was out and there was samba in the air. The 40th Caribbean Carnival in Preston transformed the city streets into a sea of music, dance and outrageously colourful costumes. Large crowds lined the route as the procession slowly wound its way from Moor Park, into the city centre, and back out again. Everyone we talked to said this […]

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charity walk

Family fun sponsored riverside walk

Join a charity sponsored walk in July in aid of Crohn’s and Colitis UK. This will be a picturesque 5k walk along the Riverside and Penwortham area of Preston. Sign in starts at 10:30am by the Pavilion in Avenham Park with the walk scheduled to set off at 12:00 noon. There is a registration fee of £10.00 and participants get refreshments and a t-shirt. Crohn’s […]

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