Weekend events in Preston, 1 – 3 November

Posted on - 31st October, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Avenham, Brockholes, Fulwood, Preston City Centre, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Penwortham Arts Centre
Saturday Morning Kids Club is on at Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’

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


Friday 1 November

Circular Economy Club
University of Central Lancashire, Flyde Road, PR1 2HE
A free event giving Lancashire businesses and organisations the opportunity to be involved in the move to a cleaner, greener, more sustainable world.

Halloween Scary Storytime at Sharoe Green
Sharoe Green Library, 8 Sharoe Green Lane, PR2 8ED
Go along to Sharoe Green Library for a special, spooky storytime. Halloween costumes and make-up welcome! No booking required, free event.

Halloween Xplorer Challenge
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG
10am ‚Äď 3pm
£3 per map pack, car parking charges also apply.
The Xplorer challenge will take place every day until Sunday 3 November. Explore Brockholes by finding the Halloween themed markers.

Christmas Wreathmaking
Barton Grange Garden Centre, Garstang Road, PR3 0BT
11.30am until 4pm.
Get ready for Christmas by making a traditional wreath made from willow harvested from the local area. Workshop cost £35. Booking is essential, 01995 642980.

Ladies Fashion Show and Pop-up Shop Fundraiser
Plungington Community Centre, Brook Street, PR1
Bag yourself a bargain for Christmas at this fundraising event at Plungington Community Centre. Tickets are £6 by contacting Sharon Bassa on 01772 732313 or email

Psychic Night
Ribble Pilot, Mariners Way, PR2 2YN
Readings start from £20.

Stay over with the Spirits
Samlesbury Hall, PR5 0UP
Join Gordon Walsh as he guides you through the famously ghostly Hall and spooky grounds as you hunt for ghosts.There will be interactive group sessions, including table tipping and glass moving.Includes soup & sandwiches, plus teas and coffees.Minimum age 18 years. £48 per person.

Double R Arts Presents
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE
Free family friendly event presenting some of Double R Arts young people and their talents.

Soul Night at The Lea Club
Lea Club Ltd, 872 Blackpool Road, PR2 1XN
Proceeds from the event are going to the ‘Raise the Roof’ fund. Contact St Christopher’s Lea for tickets, ¬£10 includes buffet.

Zombie Fireworks Night
The Green Man at Inglewhite, Silk Mill Lane, PR3 2LP
Free, fancy dress event followed by a firework display.

Eat Drink & Be Scary Halloween Party
Anderton Arms, Longsands Lane, PR2 9PS
Spooky Halloween party, prizes for the best dressed costume.

Adults Halloween Night Out 2019
Warrior’s Gym Preston, Arkwright Mill, Gordon Street, PR1 7HJ
A Halloween night out for members, parents and friends.

Kate S live at The Otter’s Pocket in Preston
The Otter’s Pocket, 8b Winkley Street, PR1 2AA
Kate S will provide live music, with an eclectic mix of pop and rock covers in unique, acoustic versions.

Saturday 2 November

Who Let The Dads Out – Rugby World Cup Final Special
Hesketh Bank Christian Centre, Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6AA
Who Let The Dads Out is meeting this Saturday from 9am till 11am – an event for dads, granddads and male carers to bring their children to enjoy activities together. The Rugby World Cup final will also be showing at the event.

Saturday Morning Kids Club
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE
Parents enjoy a brew and a relaxed community cinema experience without worrying about how much noise your child might make.  There are colouring in sheets, toys and a large screen showing a film. Free, refreshments available to buy.

Longridge Lego Club
Longridge Library, Berry Lane, PR3 3JA
Go along to a free, fun session and create your own Lego masterpieces.

The Creative Emporium
Harris Museum and Art Gallery Market Square, PR1 2PP
A curated event featuring hand made makes.

Children’s Craft Club
Friends of Fulwood Library, 294 Garstang Road, PR2 9RX
Go along Saturday for fun with paper, glue, glitter and paint. No need to book, £1.

An Exhibition of D-Day to Berlin Contemporary Models & Paintings
The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment: Lancashire Infantry Museum, Fulwood Barracks, PR2 8AA
Free entry but all adults need to bring photo ID to enter the Barracks. An exhibition of models and original artworks by the North West Model Shipwrights and International Plastic Modellers Society taking place in the Council Chamber of the Lancashire Infantry Museum.

Messy Church ‚Äď Remembrance
St James Church Hall, Avondale Drive, PR5 5BQ Preston
‘Fun with Faith’, the theme is All Saints/All Souls and Remembrance. Lots of fun crafts and activities, a story & song and ending with a shared meal. Free.

Learn to Nordic Walk with Dawn
Avenham and Miller Parks, PR1 8JT1pm
The course consists of this session plus two further walks. Cost is £25 for this walk and thereafter, walks start from £4.16. Poles are provided. Places must be booked via or 07545 229 845

The Capital
The Ferret, 55 Fylde Road, PR1 2XQ
This will be The Capital’s only Preston show for some time. ¬£5 tickets

The Ferret
The Capital play The Ferret this weekend

Journey through the Decades
Fulwood Methodist Church, Watling Street Road, PR2 8EA
Preston Orpheus Choir is 90 this year. Expect Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel, Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein. £12 for adults and under 18s are free. No need to book, pay on the door.

False Pretences by Eric Chappell
Preston Playhouse Theatre, Market Street West, PR1 2HB
Preston Drama Club presents this comedy Рdirected by Marilyn Brandwood-Spencer. Tickets available from £8. Call the Box Office on 07745 044137.

Sunday 03 November

Artisan Market at Hoghton Tower
10am to 3pm
Hoghton Tower, PR5 0SH
Celebrate handicraft. Handmade goods, unique designs, gifts and homemade food and drink! £2 per car.

Charity Family Fun Day
Fulwood Leisure Centre, Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9YA
So much to do and take part in, including bouncy castle, soft play, swimming and face painting. Raising money for Sharoe Green Hospital’s Maternity Bereavement Unit.

Guy’s Fireworks and Funfair
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, St. Michael’s Rd, PR3 0RS
11am until 10pm
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet will be brought to life with an explosion of colour for their family firework extravaganza. The fun fair will open at 11am. Two outdoor bars, street food served from 12pm. The firework display will start at 7pm. Free admission.

Spooky Tours with Simon Entwistle
Samlesbury Hall, PR5 0UP
11am and 2pm
Visit Samlesbury to hear Simon’s spooky stories and ghostly tales of the Hall. Tours begin in the Great Hall and are free. There is no need to book.

Reserve Walk
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG
Join Brockholes’ Guided Walk Leaders for a tour of the Reserve to find out more about wildlife and their conservation aims. Reserve Walks take place on the first Sunday of every month. No need to book, just go along – this is a free event, however car park charges do apply.

BBC Children in Need at West Lancashire Light Railway
West Lancashire Light Railway, Station Road, PR4 6SP
11.30am to 4pm
Travel free on the Narrow Gauge Heritage Steam Trains for one day only. All donations go to BBC Children Need.

Preston Marriott Wedding Fayre
Preston Marriott Hotel, Garstang Road, Broughton, PR3 5JB
Now available for tipi and marquee weddings. Free entry for you and your bridal party. Catwalk 1.30pm.

Tiny Chefs – Halloween Special
Tiny Teacups Play Cafe, Unit 4 Cotton Mill Road Bamber Bridge, PR5 6LF
Your little one will get the opportunity to make their own spooky tea by preparing ingredients and getting it ready to cook. Whilst it cooks, your little one can play and take part in the Halloween costume competition. When the food is cooked, all of the Tiny Chefs will sit and enjoy their tea together. The cost is £4.50 per child and includes food, play and unlimited cordial. Booking essential.

Read more: Halloween events in Preston 

Family Fireworks Display
Bamber Bridge F.C.
Entry by voluntary donation. In addition to the fireworks there will be children’s rides and fairground games. The ground capacity is strictly limited – once it is reached, admission gates will be closed. Please note, there is no parking at the ground.

Read more: Bonfire Night 2019: Firework displays in and around Preston

Are you going to any exciting events this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

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