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Prost! Oktoberfest is returning to Preston next year

The popular Oktoberfest is returning to Preston next year.

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The currently unoccupied 28 Church Street will soon be home to The Cake Box.

Cooking up a storm with The Cake Box

If you’re partial to a sweet treat or two then you’re in luck thanks to plans for a new cake shop in the city centre.

Business

REVEALED: Stars announced for Preston’s Christmas Concert and Switch On

Eastenders actor Steve McFadden, alias Phil Mitchell, is set to shrug off his hard man image when he switches on Preston’s Christmas Lights.

Arts
Last year's display at Astley Park in Chorley

BONFIRE NIGHT 2017: Where to see a fantastic firework display in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble

Here is our round-up of events taking place in and around Preston, Chorley and South Ribble this Bonfire Night.
Arts
Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
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What’s On Listings 19-25 Oct

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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Pumpkins at the Garstang market cross

Garstang turns orange for third year running

Garstang’s commercial community is aiming for a colourful Halloween spooktacular later this month…

News
Some slogans are as famous as the films

What is the best ever film slogan?

To mark the release of the Radio Times Guide to Films 2018, the magazine has launched a poll to find the nation's favourite film slogan.

TV

Pop-up Fun Palace transforms Lancashire Archive

It was a chance to see Lancashire Archives as never before.

Nostalgia

Preston alive with new Bavarian delights

Preston’s Flag Market was transformed into a outpost of Bavaria this weekend as the city held its own version of the famous German celebration, Oktoberfest.
Arts
Guest speaker Tyndale Thomas, who was awarded an MBE for services to gospel music

An evening of black history and success in Preston

The remarkable achievements of people of African and Caribbean origin was celebrated at a Black to the Future event.

Lifestyle
Members of Windrush are organising a football tournament to raise funds for people affected by Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean islands. Chris Bruney is pictured at the front

Football match in Preston to support victims of Hurricane Maria

A charity football match between players from the Caribbean islands and Preston will be held to support victims of Hurricane Maria.
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What’s On Listings 12-18 Oct

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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Cafe with a difference opens in Preston’s Harris Museum

Cafe with a difference opens in Preston’s Harris Museum

Culture vultures calling into Preston’s iconic Harris Museum can now enjoy coffee and cake at a revamped facility that is no ordinary café.

News

Judges called to order for historic Preston march

The streets of Preston played host to one of the city’s historic traditions this week as members of the judiciary were on the march.
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What’s On Listings 5-11 Oct

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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The former library on Station Road in Bamber Bridge

Councillors to decide on plan for scouts to take over library

Plans to hand over a county library to the local scout group will be considered by councillors next week.

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Last year's market

Pop-up market set to return to Preston

Pop-up market Etsy Made Local is set to return to Preston for the second year this December.

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Photo Neil Cross
Preston Whit Fair

Whitsun fair showmen in defiant stand

Showmen have sent a defiant “We shall not be moved” message to Preston Council over the future of the historic Whitsuntide Fair.

Arts
The Hartlepool Monkey threatre production is coming to Preston.

Monkeying around with Hartlepool's finest

The legend of a monkey who was hanged as a French spy is being brought to life through clever puppetry in a timely tale exploring xenophobia.

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