Things To Do
A free cycling event takes place in Preston on Sunday. The Skyride is a guided cycling tour taking in the popular Guild Wheel route. The 21 mile circular route gives you a tour of the countryside around the city with some fantastic views. It’s classed as a challenging route so is only suitable for ages 11+ with an adult. A British Cycling trained leader takes […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
The world of sci-fi is coming to Preston during October and November. Film screenings are taking place at secret locations as part of the Days of Fear and Wonder film festival. Billed as Future Preston Tours the likes of Tron, Logan’s Run and E.T. are to be screened at venues in the city. They Eat Culture, who are organising the screenings, are working with the […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
A colourful celebration of Chinese culture took place on Preston’s Flag Market on Sunday afternoon. The event included: – Demonstrations of Tai Chi and Chinese dance, plus the chance to have a go – A Chinese tea ceremony and taste different teas – Hear Chinese opera and listen to Chinese music – Attend a Chinese language taster session – Try your hand at Chinese calligraphy […]4 weeks ago by Paul Melling Share See your advert here Want to promote your local business?
A week long festival with arts and music across the city starts on Saturday. The Open Mind festival has a number of events aimed at helping the mental heath and wellbeing of Preston. It runs for a week with free events apart from one performance by the One Voice Community Choir which is a ticketed event. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “This […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
A local community group has been given £500 towards the cost of a marquee. Woodplumpton Community Action applied for funds to have a marquee at the annual Woodplumpton and Catforth summer fete 2014. The fete was opened by wine swilling stars of Gogglebox, Dom and Stephanie Parker, who shot to fame being filmed watching TV. Preston Rural county councillor George Wilkins approved the grant. The marquee […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
A controversial scare attraction returns at Scare Kingdom near Preston. Psychomanteum was criticised by a rape charity for its simulated sex ordeal as part of the attraction. The experience, which lasts around six minutes, was branded was “degrading and humiliating” last year by Rape Crisis. It is part of the wider scare attraction, which uses actors to frighten visitors, but Psychomanteum is a restricted part […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share