Things To Do

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What happened when this James Bond director came to UCLan

Five-time James Bond film director John Glen spoke to a packed audience at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on Monday night as he officially opened the annual Great Northern Creative […]

3 months ago
Onesie Run UK is coming to Preston in support of Rock FM’s ‘Cash for Kids’ charity

A unique onesie running event is coming to Preston in support of Rock FM’s ‘Cash for Kids‘ charity Mission Christmas Appeal. Cash for Kids is the UK children’s charity that […]

4 months ago
Sir Tom Finney tribute show to be performed at Charter Theatre

Magic of the Movies is the spectacular variety show dedicated to Sir Tom Finney that is coming to Preston’s Charter Theatre on Saturday 19th November at 7pm. The show is being […]

4 months ago
Best friends from Preston use maternity leave to start new business

Two best friends, Amy Cheadle and Helen Kerray, from Preston have started a new enterprise for fellow parents of young children up to the age of four. The new business, called Baby […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Giant animal chess and light up dresses on display in Preston

Animal chess. Yes, really. An eclectic mix of light up dresses, hand carved art and a giant animal chess set are taking over part of Preston’s university. Free to look around the work of […]

4 months ago
International Film Festival to hit Preston next week

Preston will be celebrating a decade of international cinema next week when UCLan hosts its 10th International Film Festival. The events will showcase films from around the world in different […]

4 months ago
Bonfire Night 2016: Firework displays in and around Preston

We can't guarantee there will be fireworks, but a good meal seems a safe bet Bonfire Night is fast approaching, and like last year, we have put together a list of the top firework displays in and around Preston this year. So wherever you choose […]

4 months ago
Procession of light stuns Preston with city centre parade

The procession of light was part of the Encounter Pic: Benjamin Wareing Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Preston in the procession of light. Part of the Lancashire Encounter festival the event saw a light up horse and cart […]

5 months ago
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