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Lancashire Photography Festival reveals full list of participating photographers

19 May 2023: The UK's biggest outdoor photography festival launches in Preston this June displaying major projects from several internationally-acclaimed photographers.

King's Coronation celebrations in Preston - events and things to do

25 April 2023: Enjoy a bank holiday weekend of celebratory activities in and around Preston to welcome the new monarch, His Majesty King Charles III.

Preston Arts Festival returns to the city

13 April 2023: The Preston Arts Festival 2023, run by Preston Arts Association, is returning to the city this month with an array of art and cultural events taking place in and around the city.

Easter in Preston 2023: Things to do

23 March 2023: with the Easter fast approaching, there are plenty of seasonal themed activities and events taking place across the city to keep the whole family entertained this holiday.

Tony Walsh helps Preston retain its status on the UK's Home of Poetry

13 March 2023: Preston's cult status as the UK's Home of Poetry continues later this month with the return of spoken word legend Tony Walsh.

Mother's Day 2023: Where to Treat Mum in Preston

7 March 2023: This Mother's Day - Sunday 19 March - there are a variety of ways you can show your mum you care. Preston boasts the choices and diversity of a city, with rural elements and nature nearby.

Celebrating International Women's Day in Preston

28 February 2023: With International Women's Day 2023  round the corner, it seems only fit to celebrate the achievements of some of Preston's greatest women in history.

Where to get your Pancake fix in Preston 2023

16 February 2023: This Pancake Day - Tuesday 21 February - why not treat yourself to some delicious pancakes and crepes at one of Preston's cafes or dessert houses.

Valentine's Day in Preston City Centre: 5 places to eat out

9 February 2023: With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Preston City Centre offers plenty of eating out options to celebrate February 14 with your loved one.

February half term 2023: Things to do with the kids in and around Preston

3 February 2023: Whether you're after fresh air things to do in the great outdoors or on the hunt for rainy day activities, there's plenty going on to keep the kids occupied.