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How can a comedy show in Chinese be understood by everyone?

Louise Reay with It's Only Words As part of the Preston Tringe festival, Louise Reay presents It’s Only Words, a comedy show in Chinese for people who don’t speak any Chinese at all! This unique debut […]

1 month ago
Preston Grasshoppers beer festival Hopfest to include Thwaites shire horses

The shires horses will be a mane attraction Shires horses will be among the guests at Preston Grasshoppers first beer festival. Hopfest is running from Friday evening and Thwaites brewery is bringing their dray and shire horses along […]

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In pictures: Dinosaurs walk in Preston for Lancashire Science Festival

Children had the chance to get up close and personal with dinosaurs Dinosaurs stalked the campus at the University of Central Lancashire for the annual science festival. Lancashire Science Festival saw children walk with dinosaurs during the three-day festival. A packed programme […]

1 month ago
Dragon Boats return to Preston to aid Lancashire charities

Dragon Boats An annual Dragon Boat race is set to return to Preston this summer in aid of eight Lancashire charities. The 2015 Charity Dragon Boat Race will take place on Saturday […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston Tringe Festival to be held between 28 July and 2 August 2015

Header Image The Preston Tringe is returning to its original calendar slot – the week before the Edinburgh Fringe opens. The 2015 Festival is delighted to present previews of 15 shows on […]

1 month ago
Free Vintage Fashion Tours to celebrate new exhibition at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Costume  60 A new Harris Museum exhibition of fashion from the 1880s to the 1930s,  opens to the public on Saturday 27th June with free tours taking place, complementing the Revival Vintage […]

1 month ago
The Cottontown Chorus comes to Preston Minster in July

Cotton Town Chorus Feature Image Five times British Barbershop Champions, Cottontown Chorus, will be making a ‘one night only’ appearance at the Preston Minster for an evening of wonderfully entertaining barbershop harmony. The Cottontown Chorus was formed […]

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Park It festivals for Preston youngsters return during the summer

ashton-park630 A series of events for teenagers in Preston return during the summer holidays. Park It sees Preston’s parks have a range of different activities on them from bouncy castles, gladiator […]

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