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Weekend events in Preston, 20 – 22 September

Posted on - 20th September, 2019 - 10:00am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Brockholes, Locations, People, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Preston has been basking in mid-20 degree heat throughout the Easter weekend Pic: Tony Worrall
Pic: Tony Worrall

Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston this weekend..

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Friday 20 September

Little Book Swappers Club – 9.30am – St Aidan’s Church Hall
Get your little ones hooked on books with a morning of creative play, crafts and activities.

Nature Tots – 9.30am – 10.45am and 11:15 – 12:30 – Brockholes Nature Reserve
Let your little ones get in touch with nature, as they explore Brockholes and get stuck into some fun outdoor activities!

Brief Encounter 2019 – 6pm-10pm
Lancashire Encounter will return in September 2020, but on friday the festival is coming to Preston in mini form with unique performances.
Get ready for a Brief Encounter of light and sound in Preston

Saturday 21 September

Fulwood Fire Station Car Wash – 10:00-14:00 – Fulwood Fire Station
Go down and see the Firefighters Charity car wash…

Bark in the Park – 11:00-15:00 – St Catherine’s Hospice
The event includes dog agility demonstrations, a fun obstacle course for your pet to try out, delicious food for all the family and stalls packed with goodies for your pet pooch.

Free Medieval Combat Taster Session – 11:00-16:00 – Avenham Park
Learn to use spears, swords, shields and bows – make friends – learn about medieval history – and it’s all free!

UCLan Conquer the Colour – 11:00-12:30 – UCLan Sports Arena
A colour cloud, mini exercise sessions and a run/walk, where you will get doused in powder paint along the way!

CRAZY Trains! – 11:00-14:30 – Ribble Steam Railway & Museum
Join Ribble Steam Railway and Museum for an exciting Saturday afternoon of arts, crafts and steam train rides!

Life Drawing at the Harris  – 12:00-15:00  – The Harris Museum & Art Gallery
Life drawing sessions take place in the beautiful fine art galleries. All abilities are welcome. This session is open to over 18s.

Desi Central Comedy Show – 19:00-21:30 – Baluga Bar & Club
Desi Central is back with another amazing line-up and night of nothing but laughter with Aatif Nawaz, Kiran Morjaria, Kane Brown & Sukh Ojla.

Sunday 22 September

Mental Health Mile and Family Wellbeing Day – 10:00-15:00 – Nuffield Health Gym
Join Nuffield Health for a fun day of Mental Health awareness and run, walk, or even dance the one mile course to show your support for your local community.

Kites at Hoghton Tower –  11:00-15:00 – Hoghton Tower
Join Hoghton Tower for a special Sunday of kite flying by the Northern Kite Group.

Brockholes Wedding Fair – 12:00-15:00 – Brockholes Nature Reserve
Brockholes wedding fair set indoors within the spectacular Brockholes Nature Reserve.

Stained Glass Mosaic Sun Catcher – 12:30-16:00 – Barton Grange Garden Centre
Create a friendly atmosphere in any window with a transparent creation.

What are you doing this weekend? Let us know in the comments below..

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