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Sunny weather expected for Avenham Park egg-rolling

The weather is expected to be dry and sunny for egg-rolling at Avenham Park on Easter Monday. Poor weather in Preston over the last week has resulted in the site becoming heavily waterlogged. However, the good news is that we can currently expect better way on the day itself. A further boost came as the council confirmed the event would continue regardless of weather. Matthew […]

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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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Organiser Millie teaching BBC Radio Lancashire's Gilly the Pandemic Board Game

Preston TableTop Day 2015 to be held next month

Preston TableTop Day 2015 is coming to UCLan next month, in a bid to encourage more people to the generation of modern games. The day aims to be a celebration of board and table-top games and gives people the chance to play and socialise as well as participate in a taster session with Preston based club Red Steel where people can play miniature war games. […]

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harlequins Oxheys Mill Studios where the exhibition is being held.

Experimental in Nature exhibition comes to Oxheys Mill Studio

Oxheys Mill Studio is hosting an Experimental in Nature exhibition on Fridays and Saturdays between 12pm and 3pm. A private viewing was shown last Thursday, with the exhibition focussing on various experimental techniques and different presentation that fall under the Experimental in Nature theme. Students from Myerscough College are showcasing their work with some students delving into the work of film and treating a photograph […]

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Action at the Egg Rolling

When is Easter Egg Rolling at Avenham Park in 2015?

Egg-rolling will come to Preston as one of the areas most recognisable traditions. Every Easter Monday, Prestonians queue at Avenham Park to take part in the celebration. This year, the day falls on Monday, April 6. Egg-rolling was traditionally undertaken with decorated boiled eggs but has since evolved to include the chocolate alternative. The eggs are sent rolling down the hills by those who attend. […]

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Friends of Highgate Wood to hold annual Easter Egg Hunt event

Following the success from their Easter event last year, the Friends of Highgate Wood are holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt event this year on Easter Saturday¬†4th April; all will be welcome to join in the fun in the fabulous natural surroundings in this little woodland gem in Fulwood, Preston. The Highgate Wood project originated from the idea of a few local residents who wanted […]

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