The MET at Ribbleton

July 2023

Location: Morrison's car park Ribbleton

An aerial photograph of the MET installed in the Morrison's car park in Ribbleton.
A photograph of the Afternoon Tea event taking place inside the MET. Attendees are sitting at 4 row of table enjoying cake and tea.
An exterior photograph of the MET.
An image of a flyer for 'The Big Afternoon Tea', and afternoon tea event for over 60s in the Ribbleton and Brookfield wards of Preston
A photograph of a UB40 tribute act performing at the MET.
A photograph of a Teeyan Da Mela -GNG Ladies festival taking place at the MET.
A photograph of a dance session taking place at the MET. Several young people are in the middle of a routine.

MET visited Ribbleton where It was sited in the carpark of Morrisons supermarket on the edge of Preston. Making it only 20 mins walk from the surrounding communities Over 1,200 people attended 40 free events including cinema, performances, dance, skill development and culinary workshops, community meals and meetings, over the period of 30 days. This was achieved by working with community partners Strive 2 Thrive Lancashire CIC, who were instrumental in creating the programme.  

Partners & Funders:: Preston City Council, University of Central Lancashire, Strive 2 Thrive Lancashire CIC.

In Certain Places

VB005A, Victoria Building
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE