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Lancashire Encounter is a full scale festival over weekend of 21 - 23 September 2018 in the heart of the city centre, the Harris, Flag Market, Markets, Winckley Square and Avenham Park.
Lancashire Encounter Festival’s vision is to be the key cultural event for Central Lancashire and a driver for the development of Lancashire’s arts and cultural offer.
Taking place over the weekend of 21 - 23 September 2018, the festival will be an authentic voice for Lancashire, celebrating the breadth of the county's diverse cultural offer with a high quality, high profile arts festival.
Encounter is a cross art form of excellent art programmed and owned by Lancashire’s artists, organisations and people.
Lancashire Encounter has something for everyone, check out the new Lancashire Encounter website for full details of what's on and how to get involved.
An event will take place on Saturday 22 September, between 2pm - 4pm on Winckley Square, looking at shaping the future of Lancashire Encounter.
We want Encounter to be a flagship cultural event for central Lancashire and we need your help. Drop by the Pavilion and share your favourite festival experiences - and tell us what we can do better.
In September 2015, Preston discovered a world of culture and creativity on its doorstep. Watch what happened over the #LancsEncounter weekend...
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