4th May 2024 - 6:15 pm
Preston Flag Market
Age Restrictions: 18+
Last Entry: 9.00PM

The Flag Market will transform into an arena under the stars to host ‘Ministry of Sound: Takeover’ as the brand takes over Preston for this headline event!

Some of the biggest selling acts of the 90s and 00s will be performing their worldwide hits, live! Hacienda hero ‘Graeme Park’ will take to the decks, joined by hit-makers and production pioneers, the ‘Freemasons’, alongside Amanda Wilson.

Artists performing live include: the legendary Julie McKnight with ‘Finally’, JX with ‘There’s Nothing I Won’t Do’ and ‘Son of a Gun’, ‘K-Klass with ‘Let Me Show You Love’, ‘2 Funky 2 with ‘Brothers and Sisters’, Strike with ‘U Sure Do’, Livin’ Joy with the anthemic ‘Dreamer’, and much more…

‘Dax on Sax’ will also be hitting the stage, which will feature first class production, dancers and special effects!  The event gets underway with Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK superstar, Ella Vaday, warming up the crowds! 

For over 25 years Ministry of Sound has been an icon for clubbers everywhere, it’s among the world’s largest music brands, with album sales in excess of 70 million, including 40 UK No.1’s.

Local DJs including Mark Freejack and Macy Lancaster, will kick-start Preston’s biggest Bank Holiday weekend party in years! 

Bars and food outlets onsite.



Alcohol cannot be brought in to the venue.

Last entry time 9.00pm.

Drugs, synthetic or otherwise, are strictly prohibited – a drugs detection dog will be present at the event. 

All patrons are subject to being searched by security professionals – anyone found in possession of drugs, synthetic or otherwise, will have the items confiscated by security and be denied entry.

Anyone found to be consuming drugs or illegal substances at the event will be ejected from the event and their items confiscated and handed to the police. 

No glass – bottles or other containers – are allowed in the arena.

Exit and re-entry to the arena is not permitted.

Food bought outside of the arena is not permitted.

Please avoid bringing rucksacks, suitcases or other large bags with you, or your own seating. Any bags must be no larger than an A4 size.

Skateboards, segways, bikes, scooters and drones are not permitted. Mobility scooters are.

The event organisers will not be held responsible for any theft of or damage to your property.

We may search you, your clothing, bags or other items at any time at our sole discretion, using professional staff/security. If you don’t agree to this, you may be refused entry or required to leave the premises.

The Preston Weekender reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to refuse admission or eject any person from the site if it considers their behaviour or conduct is likely to cause damage, injury, nuisance or distress to others.

We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Tickets must not be resold or transferred. Tickets cannot be advertised for transfer or sale. If you are no longer able to attend, you are welcome to pass them on without charge.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to check all tickets at the time of purchase.

All ticket prices quoted are for tickets purchased in advance of the event. The management or promoter reserves the right to change the price at any time and increase it on the night.

In addition to the ticket price your order may require payment of a transaction fee per event. Those fees are not refundable.

The unauthorised use of professional cameras, or other forms or recording equipment, is strictly prohibited.

Items which are or may be illegal including, without limitation, weapons, fireworks, drugs and other controlled substances are strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to deploy the use of specially trained search dogs at entry and throughout the event.

The management or promoter reserves the right to amend or make alterations to the published details of the event as shall become necessary.

All attendees entering the venue consent to being filmed or recorded by or on behalf of The Preston Weekender, or another authorised third party. All rights in the Recording shall be owned by The Preston Weekender or authorised third party.

Line up subject to change depending on artist travel – no refunds will be issued in case of non-appearance. 


Preston Flag Market 4 Cheapside
Preston PR1 2AP
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