Things To Do

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Lostock Hall Carnival receives funding lifeline

Lostock Hall Carnival on the streets in 2014 Pic: Marty Hopkirk A carnival at the heart of a community near Preston has been granted vital funding. Lostock Hall Carnival faced being scaled back but they have received £500 towards the cost […]

3 months ago
Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks for business groups 100th year

Dragon boat racing at Preston Docks in previous years Pic: Tony Worrall Dragon boats will once more charge down Preston Docks as hundreds of people take on a charity challenge. Companies from across Lancashire descend on Preston to take up their paddles. […]

3 months ago
Whitsun Fair sets up in restored Fish Market

whitfair720 Preston’s annual Whit Fair has taken over the city’s Flag Market once more. Part of the Bank Holiday weekend the rides and fun fair stretches along Birley Street too. The […]

3 months ago
Opening date for Preston’s newest Italian confirmed

The Villa Italian, which looks like something out of The Sims! The newest Italian restaurant in Preston now has an opening date. The Villa Italian, which has a flagship restaurant in Kirkham, will open for the first time at Preston Guild […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Avenham and Miller Park hosting weekend plant sales

The Swiss Chalet is to be filled with plants at the weekends Pic: Tony Worrall Stocking up on supplies for your garden can now be done in the tranquil surroundings of Avenham and Miller Park. During Saturdays and Sundays a pop-up plant sale is commandeering […]

3 months ago
May half-term inspiration for what to do with the kids at Museum of Lancashire

Museum of Lancashire appearing on Children In Need Pic: Lancashire County Council Is the calendar looking a little bare for activities to do this late May half-term? There’s a host of activities taking place at the under-threat Museum of Lancashire. The museum […]

3 months ago
The Oddity to bring modern twist on The Odyssey to New Continental

Promo poster for The Oddity An ancient story is set to brought before modern audiences in Preston. The Oddity is a contemporary exploration of The Odyssey and is based around a girl called Tilly. She […]

3 months ago
SkateMania rolls into the UCLan Arena

Credit: Paul Melling It was a glorious Spring day for SkateMania, which returned to the UCLan Arena in Preston this weekend. Many skaters were undertaking a gruelling marathon for charity around the one-mile […]

3 months ago
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