Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wed 2 October to Tue 8 October

Posted on - 2nd October, 2013 - 11:30am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Preston City Centre, Riversway, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
The Deltic will be getting a run out on the RIbble Steam Railway

The Deltic will be getting a run out on the RIbble Steam Railway

Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead.


We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the weekend coming up and also gets any cool events happening in the early part of the following week.

We pick out a selection of events we know are coming up and feature four or five of the best, and we’re always on the hunt for interesting things to do in and around the city so feel free to email us on with details of your event and we might feature it.

Check out some fashion

The Fishergate Shopping Centre will be hosting a free Autumn Fashion event.

It takes place on Saturday 5 October in the centre and will showcase autumn styles.

Five shows will take place at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Classic railway photos

For fans of trains, the Ribble Steam Railway will be holding a special night shoot on Saturday 5 October.

The prototype ‘Deltic’, and the Class 05 and 14, will be chugging along the line.

Tickets are £10 each and you need to email to book.

Open mic at the Conti

This Thursday (October 3) the open mic night takes place at the Continental on South Meadow Lane.

It’s free and in the snug from 8.30pm.

Poetry at the Korova

Korova Arts Centre in the city centre will play host to Poetryoke.

It happens on the second Tuesday of the month, is free and its a chance to share your own poems and hear others.

Want to know more of what’s on in Preston? Check out The Two Hats October and November guide.

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