Weekend events in Preston, 15 – 17 November

Posted on - 14th November, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
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Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston.


Friday 15 November

Mums Meet UP – MamaBabyBliss
Valley Coffee, Fourfields, PR5 6GS Preston
10:30am until 12pm
Free meet up, bring your bump, baby or toddler, meet other mums and have a chat and a cuppa.Please confirm your attendance.

Grand Opening
Essensi Photography, Root house, Clifton Fields, PR4 0XG Preston
4pm – 8pm
Grand Opening of Essensi Photography’s new studio. If you would like to attend, contact them via their facebook page.

South American Wines – Drop-in Tasting
Beer Brothers Brewery & Bar, Unit 335 Ranglet Rd, PR5 8AR
4:30pm – 6:30pm
An informal FREE tasting of South American wines and themed nibbles.

Comedy Night At The Venue
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE Preston
6.30pm – 10.30pm
Join Tony Vino; Preston’s very own funnyman for the opening night of the monthly comedy club. Alongside Tony will be the 2 of the best stand ups from the UK scene performing cutting edge stand up. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite for £10

The Scrooge Diaries by Peter Macqueen at Longridge
Longridge Library PR3 3 Preston
7pm – 10pm
So you think you know the Christmas Carol story? Bah humbug!In this revelatory exclusive, Ebeneezer Scrooge opens his diaries to reveal the awful truth about Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley and the Fezziwigs; how the Christmas ghosts of betrayal, fraud and bankruptcy have haunted him and to expose the author of that fiction for the vengeful, slanderous charlatan that he is – Charlatan Dickens! Tickets: £10 Adult / £8 Under 18s. To book tickets call in to the library directly.

Candle lit Opera!
The Ferret, 55a Fylde Road, PR1 SXQ
7pm until 11.30
An all seated, candle lit, jazz club vibe acoustic Friday night, featuring the very best in acoustica! Free Entry.

The Big PNE Sleep Out for The Foxton Centre
Deepdale Stadium, Preston North End FC, Deepdale Stadium, Sir Tom Finney Way, PR1
The Foxton Centre turns 50 this year. To mark this the Big PNE Sleep Out will see hundreds of invidiuals and businesses take part in an overnight sleepout at Deepdale Stadium on Friday November 15. The aim is to raise £50,000 for the Foxton’s Housing First project, which will buy a house in the Deepdale area and do it up so rough sleepers have a place to stay that’s warm, dry and helps them get their lives back on track.

Read more: Medics, lawyers and accountants join the Big PNE Sleep Out

Davey Malone
Guild Ale House, 56 Lancaster Road, PR1 1DD Preston
8pm – 10pm
A solo session from this extraordinary musician. After playing Glastonbury for years with his band the Junkyard Dogs, he’s going to treat you to a special set all by himself.

Luke McColl Acoustic jukebox returns!
The Vestry – Tarleton, 109 Church Road, PR4 6UP
Last seen at Oktoberfest, back again.

Popworld Preston Presents #WTF Friday’s
Popworld Preston, 13 Church Street, PR1 3BQ Preston,
9pm – 4am
It’s party time at Popworld, DJ Ian in every Friday until 4am with his cheeky banter and number 1 party tunes.

LIVE music! Amused
Dog and Partridge, 44 Friargate, PR1 2AT
9:30pm -11:45pm
Watch this awesome trio rock out in their own unique style!

Saturday 16 November

Santa’s Post Box
Brockholes, Preston New Rd, Preston PR5 0AG
10am – 1:30pm
Write your letter to Santa at Brockholes before heading off on a winter walk to Santa’s Post Box! Once you’ve posted your letter, enjoy a hot chocolate by the fire in the Kestrel Kitchen.

CountryFile Ramble for Children In Need
Cuerden Valley Park, The Visitor Centre, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY
10am – 12pm
A 5K ramble around the beautiful Cuerden Valley Park in aid of Children in Need.Suggested donation (on the day) to enter £3 adults, £1 children.Places must be booked. Car park charges still apply.

Let’s Grow Preston Conference
Oaktree Court, Preesall Road, Larches, Preston, PR2 1PQ
10am – 1pm
Have your say in how Let’s Grow Preston could help to improve both your local environment and the wider city by going to one of the World Cafe events. There will be free refreshments and the opportunity to shape potential future projects.

BabyLoved Family FunHouse ‘Kickin Off Christmas’
Peoples Production Lab, PR1 3NR Preston
11am – 3pm
The Family FunHouse is a stylish and social event for all the family. The event caters for all; from babies & toddlers, to children and parents. Think crafty workshops, Family Yoga, a Family Snow Rave, Glitter Bar. Family goods can be bought for a fraction of their original price at the Perfect Preloved marketplace. BabyLoved Family also collect donations of clothing, toys, household items and food for the local Women’s Refuge. Tickets start from £8.14 via eventbrite.

Read more: How you can sell your kids’ preloved items at this Preston pop up marketplace

Life Drawing at the Harris
The Harris, Market Square, PR1 2PP Preston
12pm – 3pm
Life drawing sessions take place in the beautiful fine art galleries. All abilities are welcome. This session is open to over 18s.

International cookery event
The Larder Cafe Preston, 50 Lancaster Rd, Preston PR1 1DD
1.30 – 4pm
An international cookery event with 35 guide leaders from around the world will take place this Saturday. Judges will include Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines and Councillor Nweeda Khan and the winning dish will be served on the menu the following week and all proceeds will fund a cookery class in the community.

Honeywell’s Christmas Meet the Maker
Honeywell’s Farm Shop, Eaves Lane, Woodplumpton, PR4 0BH Preston
1:30pm – 4:30pm
The second ‘meet the maker’ event at Honeywell’s flagship Farm Shop in Woodplumpton. Sample their Signature & Christmas Spirit as a G&T and a Hot toddy.

Keith Mitchell – Acoustic Juke Box
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE Preston
7pm – 10pm
The Acoustic Jukebox is an audience interactive show,  Keith has a list of 200 songs you can choose for him to play.

Grimsargh Club, Grimsargh, 148 Preston Road, PR2 5 Preston
7pm – 11.30pm
Live band RailerMania are back at Grimsargh Club this November. Tickets £3 per person.

Two Birds & A Guitar LIVE!
Black Bull Inn of Penwortham, 83 Pope Lane, PR1 9BA Preston
9pm – 11.30pm
Two Birds & A Guitar will be coming to the Black Bull Inn to do acoustic covers “their way”! Some light hearted easy listening covers of well known songs.

Sunday 17 November

Farmers Market
Hoghton Tower, PR5 0SH
10am – 2pm
A celebration of fresh ingredients grown or reared locally. Farmers and growers are joined by bakers, confectioners and crafters to make it a great day out. Admission: £2 per car, £1 for pedestrians.

Doggie Sunday’s
Town House Coffee & Brew Bar, 62 Friargate, PR1 2AT Preston
10am – 4pm
A coffee and cake with your dog. Grab a Hot drink, slice of cake and a Purrfect Pupcakes for your dog for £7.

Wesham Fire Station Charity Car Wash
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Garstang Road
10am – 2pm
Each car will be charged £2 for a wash from Wesham fire station crews and all proceeds will be going to the Firefighters Charity.

Free tours with King Henry VIII
Samlesbury Hall, PR5 0UP, Preston
11am – 12:30pm
Watch your heads as the King of England takes you on a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall.Tours begin in the Great Hall at 11am and 2pm. There is no need to book and the tours are free, but donations are welcome.

Wedding Open Day
Bartle Hall Hotel, Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HA Preston
11am – 2pm
The Country House and Coaching Barn will be beautifully set for a Wedding.

Remembrance Concert
Fulwood Academy, Black Bull Lane, PR29 Preston
2pm – 5pm
The Leyland Band present a special matinee concert of remembrance at Fulwood Academy in Preston, with a suitably themed programme of music. Full price £12.50, over 65s £10, under 18s £5.

Elliot Cowell
Guild Ale House, 56 Lancaster Road, PR1 1DD Preston
5pm – 7pm
A young musician playing an acoustic set of originals with a few covers.

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

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