Music garden party coming to Bank Hall near Preston

Posted on - 2nd July, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Kid's stuff, Penwortham, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston



Music at the Mansion is a unique music garden party being held for charity at the stunning and historical manor house, Bank Hall, Bretherton, on Sunday 3 July.

A variety of musical acts will be performing, featuring young singer Millie Mae-Hill, local choirs, a Jazz saxophonist, guitarists and many more.

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This is a family orientated event providing children’s activities such as face-painting, as well as refreshments and a variety of garden stalls that will be on offer.

The gates open at 11:45am with music commencing from 12noon, and will close at 6pm.

Entry is £3.50 and children are welcome for free.


The primary aim of the event is to raise funds for the continued restoration of Bank Hall, a Grade II listed building, supporting the work being undertaken by Friends of Bank Hall.


Photo by John Howard

Laura Soothill, a volunteer events coordinator for Friends of Bank Hall, spoke to Blog Preston about the three elements of the project:

She said: “We are fundraising to restore the building and develop it into houses and flats whilst retaining its historical heritage.

“Renovation will extend to include the creation of a Potting Shed and Walled Garden.”

A raffle will take place with numerous prizes donated by local businesses including a pair of tickets for a Preston North End home game.

It is hoped that the event will encourage more volunteers of all ages to become involved with the charity.

Presently the youngest volunteer is 15 years of age and Friends of Bank Hall would like more of the younger generation to take an interest.

If you want to get involved contact Friends of Bank Hall by visiting their website You can also email Events Coordinator Laura Soothill or visit the Facebook Page.

To register for tickets online visit

Bank Hall is located on Bank Hall Drive, Liverpool Road, Bretherton, PR26 9AT

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