Things To Do
The Alternative Lancashire Tourism Awards are an unofficial and trophy-less list of the greatest things to do and best places to go in Lancashire. The real Lancashire Tourism Awards showcase some amazing venues and destinations across the region – but some of honours handed out are irrelevant to local people. How many people from Lancashire actually stay in Lancashire hotels, guest houses or holiday parks? Not […]1 month ago by Garry Cook Share
A Preston graduate is getting noticed in the arts world after her two shows caught the eye of acclaimed artists. Catherine Shaw, who recently graduated in contemporary theatre from the University of Central Lancashire, is putting on two performances at the Media Factory. Shaw, 21, put together the Derelict ’14 Programme as part of her final year project. Now two shows Near Gone and My […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
An exhibition marking Black History Month is running in the centre of Preston. The former Past Times shop on the corner of Fishergate and Glovers Court has been turned into a collection of black history. Adrian Murrell has curated the exhibition along with the Windrush Initiative. A talk takes place on Thursday 30 October about Preston’s black history, including archive pictures. Branded No Irish, No […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
Preston Trampoline Club are running a taster session for those with disabilities to try and bounce for free. The club, based in Tulketh, has been nominated by British Gymnastics as an “I’m In” club. Fiona Robson from the club said: “There will be the opportunity to have a go at trampolining, freestyle gymnastics, gym challenge and general gymnastics. “We have brilliant facilities with a changing […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
If you’ve been to Scare Kingdom’s Scream Park before, you’ll know what kind of night to expect, although you’ll never be able to predict what’s really around that next turn. Now in its sixth year, the award-winning park has had a major revamp and ‘guests are in for a shocking and terrifying journey’, says the park’s chief creative executive Jason Karl. I’ll second that. Thrill […]1 month ago by Claudia Shipley Share
In the true tradition of the Halloween season, Ribble Steam Railway are running ghostly trains to add a creepy atmosphere to what promises to be some spooky family fun. Whatever the weather, everyone can join in the scary fun. You could even go in fancy dress for the occasion and really get into the spirit of things. The train rides are hourly each day from 11am […]1 month ago by Gill Lawson Share