Things To Do

This category is for posts giving readers ideas of things to do in the city.

Take a behind the scenes tour of Winckley Square’s gardens

The gardens at Winckley Square are currently off limits Pic: Tpony Worrall Tours exploring the history of Winckley Square are to be held as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. Preston’s grade II listed Georgian Square has an interesting past and […]

2 months ago
Michaela Strachan opens new animal attraction at Ribby Hall

Michaela on the right, Neil Trickett, and one very large snake! A familiar face came to a new wildlife attraction in Preston to officially open it. TV presenter Michaela Strachan was the special guest at Ribby Hall Village near Preston. Michaela […]

3 months ago
Diamond Challenge by Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award winner, Cameron Roche

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award winner, Cameron Roche with his mountain bike This year is the sixtieth anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, and individuals and groups are being asked to take on tasks and challenges as part of the ‘Diamond […]

3 months ago
The fantastic Comic Con is back again at the Guild Hall, Preston on Saturday 6 August

Comic Con 2 In it’s third year at the Guild Hall, Preston Comic Con is back again with even more exciting film and TV celebrities plus many comic guests. The Comic Con event will be […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dirty Dancing Tribute Show returns to Preston Charter Theatre

An evening of Dirty Dancing An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show will return to the Preston Charter Theatre on 21 September for one night only. The original concert celebration of the classic Dirty […]

3 months ago
Taste test: Eating our way round Preston Guild Hall

Mundo Tapas Preston Guild Hall has an enormous amount of performance to offer, including in the kitchen. Eating in the Arcade used to be a choice between the much-loved Cassandra’s and some […]

3 months ago
Indian street food and birds of prey at summer Lancashire Market

Some of the stalls and food at the Lancashire Market in Friargate Preston’s popular Lancashire Market returns for its summer date with the city. A selection of stalls, smaller than at previous events, lined both sides of Friargate. Organised by Preston Business […]

3 months ago
Want to see Roald Dahl classic on giant screen for free?

James and the Giant peach is coming to Preston Fans of Roald Dahl are in for a treat as big screen viewing of some of his most famous works are to be held in Preston. Matilda and James and […]

3 months ago
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