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Preston Guild City

Summer on the Flag Market

Date Saturday 03 June 2017 - Saturday 26 August 2017
Time 9:00am - 11:30pm
Location Flag Market, Preston, PR1 2PP

Crowd and event on the Flag Market

Join us for a summer of FREE* fun and performances on the Flag Market (and some in the Harris too)

See everything from music, dancing and street theatre to comedy, Carnival King & Queen and Armed Forces Day.

You can also download the full programme from the documents section on this page.

* Most of the events and performances are free; see specific event pages for full details.

If you join us for one or more of these events, we'd appreciate your feedback in our Summer 2017 Visitor Survey.

Saturday 22 July, 12noon - 5pm

Preston Tringe (full festival 21-30 July)

An exciting mix of theatre, comedy, dance, music and more in the Harris and on the Flag Market.

For full details, visit the Preston Tringe event page.

Saturday 29 July, 10am - 4pm

Preston Strong Man competition

Head to the Flag Market to watch the competitors battle it out for the Strong Man title.

For more details, visit the Preston Strong Man event page.

Saturday 5 August, 12noon - 4pm

Preston Mela

A vibrant celebration of South Asian culture that will see the Flag Market filled with the sounds of modern and traditional music.

For full details, visit the Preston Mela event page.

Saturday 12 August, 12noon - 4pm

Preston City Wrestling

A live wrestling show in the heart of the city centre, as part of PCW's 6th anniversary, for fans both old and new.

For full details, visit the Preston City Wrestling celebrations event page.

Saturday 19 August, 12noon - 4pm

Feast for Peace

Celebrating Preston's cultural diversity with plenty of opportunities to eat, listen to music and dance together.

For full details, visit the Feast for Peace event page.

Saturday 26 August, 12noon - 4pm

Blaze Lounge

A chance to hear some of the North West's best up and coming musicians performing their own new music.

For more details, visit the Blaze Lounge event page.

What else is happening in Preston?

There is a full and comprehensive list of what else is happening in and around Preston in our What's On Calendar including other summer events in different parts of the city: 

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We also have a programme of Summer events in Moor Park for you to choose from!

You can also upload your own event if it takes places in Preston city centre or surrounding area.