Preston city centre is coming alive with a packed weekend of events 21 -23 September with Lancashire Encounter, North by Northwest and Lancashire One. Be in with a chance of winning fabulous prizes when you experience this unforgettable Preston weekend with us. 

Win a stay at the new Winckley Square Hotel, dinner at Fino Tapas and Preston Market vouchers. Use them all in one weekend stopover or you’ll have three great excuses to keep visiting Preston!

To enter all you need to do is head to the Visit Preston Facebook page, tag the person you would bring with you and someone else who should enter. Then keep your fingers crossed.

This prize encompasses everything Preston has to offer - with delicious independent eateries, 5* hotels and a range of arts and culture to suit everyone.

Mark O’Rourke, Director of Fino Tapas, said:

“Fino Tapas has recently opened in the centre of Preston and has been an instant success! It’s the only Tapas restaurant in Preston, traditional dishes served with a modern twist. We are very happy to be a part of Preston's cultural and night-time offer and looking forward to the Lancashire Encounter weekend.”

Councillor Brian Rollo, Cabinet member for environment at Preston City Council, added:

“Lancashire Encounter is gearing up to be another fantastic weekend for Preston and I’m pleased that Preston Markets is one of the key venues for the festival.

“This is an amazing prize for someone to win and showcases many aspects of what Preston has to offer.”

Notes to Editors
• The competition will run on the Visit Preston Facebook page. With promotion on Twitter, Instagram and the Preston Guild City website.
• All prizes have been donated to this competition by the Winckley Square Hotel, Fino Tapas and Preston Markets.
• The competition will run from 4th – 14th September. Winner to be announced on 14th September.
• Prize: Hotel stay is one night for two people, from when Winckley Square Hotel opens in November 2018; Dinner at Fino Tapas for two people; Vouchers for Preston Markets to the value of £30.
• More information on Lancashire Encounter Festival -
• More information on North by Northwest-
• Lancashire One information and booking details –


Lancashire Encounter Festival
Lancashire Encounter Festival

21 - 23 Sept - will see Preston city centre be transformed into a vibrant hub of activity as Lancashire Encounters provide a weekend of fun.



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