Guild DVD released in time for Christmas

Procession: Highlights from the Guild year processions will feature on the special DVD, alongside footage from other events
Procession: Highlights from the Guild year processions will feature on the special DVD, alongside footage from other events
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It might feel like the 2012 Guild year is nearly over but proud Prestonians will be able to re-live all the highlights following the launch of the official DVD.

The DVD, which features footage from dozens of events which have taken place throughout the year, is set to be released in time of Christmas.

From the G-Fest to the opening of the Guild Wheel, the processions to street parties, the film promises to provide lasting memories of this year’s special events.

Priced at £12 the DVD, which was filmed by Preston-based Stanley Road Film and Media, showcases many other of the major events of Guild year, including the Olympic Torch Relay, Preston Passion, Proms in the Park, Skyrides, UK Corporate Games and many ,more

Guild Mayor Coun Carl Crompton, said: “It has been the most amazing year for the city and I have been honoured to hold the position of Guild Mayor.

“Attending all the events has been something very special and I am looking forward to reliving the memories of the past year on the DVD.

“I am sure that many people who took part or attended events or even those who weren’t able to make it to Preston, will be excited to experience everything that happened during Guild year.

“I’m sure many people will even be able to spot themselves in it!”

The DVD is available to pre-order now and will be available from Saturday December 8 in time for a Christmas gift.

Pre-orders can be made at the Visitor Information Centre on Lancaster Road, online at: or by calling 01772 253731.

And The Guild 2012 celebrations are not finished yet.

The official events are set to finish with a celebration concert next month.

The Last Night of the Proms event, set to take place on December 8, will feature a specially invited full orchestra and a choir made up of local musicians and singers.

The event is one for all the family with music that most will recognise - including the Harry Potter Suite, the Nutcraker Suite, a BBC Radio selection and the usual proms finale of Rule Britannia and Jerusalem.

The concert has been organised by Angie Strickland. Angie, who plays viola and piano, has teamed up with Edward Rugman to lead the orchestra.

It will feature at 37-strong orchestra and a 30-piece choir.

n The Lancashire Evening Post’s Guild magazine is out now and is available from selected retailers or by calling 01772 838089.