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Weekend events in Preston, 10 January – 12 January

Posted on - 9th January, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - What's On in Preston
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Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for what’s on in Preston.

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Friday 10 January

Open Weekend (10 – 13 January)
Active Nation Gym, Capitol Trade Perk Unit 2, PR5 4B
6am – 10pm
Free to Train, take your friends and family down to Active Nation Preston this weekend. To book in email lauren.shead@activenation.org.uk

Meet Excel Fostering Ltd at Preston Market
Preston Market, Earl Street, PR1 2JA
10am – 3pm
Go along to Preston Market to discuss how fostering can change your future and the future of the children in your area.

Paint your own Jute Bag
Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Avenue, PR2 3YP
1pm – 3pm
Paint your own Jute Bag craft session, priced at £3 pays for one bag and a brew. Book your place by calling 01772 760760.

Pay as you Feel Food Market
Larches and Savick Community Association – LASCA, Preesell Road
1pm – 2pm
The food market is being held to purchase items on a pay as you feel basis.

Get Online with Learn My Way at Preston
Harris Library Preston, Market Square
2pm – 4pm
Free six-week course to get online and learn a number of different skills such as using the mouse and keyboard, searching the web safely, applying for jobs, completing on-line forms, using email, finding free entertainment, follow your hobbies, using public services and your library online.Places are limited, so advance booking is essential.

Double R Arts Alumni
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE
7pm – 10pm
Go along and see talented past members back together again for one night only, performing a range of classic musical theatre, acoustic and popular numbers from their time with Double R Arts. Free.

January Knit, Natter or Knot Get Together
BonBons Coffee Bar, 44 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, PR1 0DQ
7.30pm – 10pm
Drop in at this monthly session that’s not just for knitters. Join in with any craft or simply just for some company or a chat.

Karl Johnson in a Tribute to Freddie
Ribble Lodge, 199-201 Ribbleton Avenue, PR2 6RD
9.30pm
Karl Johnson in a tribute to Freddie Mercury.

Sugarstone Afterparty
The Ferret, 55 Fylde Road, PR1 2XQ
11pm – 3am
Sugarstone, the New Wave Romantics, return to headline The Ferret. After their special show, there will an afterparty with Manchester’s best post romantic and indie DJs. Free entry.

Saturday 11 January

Longridge Lego Club
Longridge Library, Berry Lane Longridge, PR3 3JA
10am – 11am
This is a free, fun session for children aged 5+. Create your own Lego masterpieces with the Lego supplied. No need to book.

Kids Club
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE
10am – 12.30pm
Every other Saturday morning the kids club takes place. Join them for a brew whilst the kids are distracted by toys, crafts and a large screen with a film on it.  Completely free – just buy a brew!

Wedding Open Weekend
Beeston Manor, Quaker Brook Lane, PR5 0RA
10am – 5pm
The venue will be dressed to impress just as at a real life wedding so have a sneak peek to see what your special day could look like. Lunch and refreshments will also be available throughout the weekend as well as complimentary canapés to sample.

Cats Protection Preston Branch January Jumble Sale
St Leonard’s Church Hall, Marshall’s Brow, Penwortham
11am – 12pm
The first jumble sale of the new decade is full of bargains whether you’re looking for clothes, books, bric-a-brac or household items. Kindly sponsored by Keith and Margaret Nicholls in memory of Dusty and Emma.

Help the Australian Animals
Oyston Mill, PR1 8UJ
12pm
The Carnival Workshop will be opening its doors this Saturday, but for the very first time they won’t be dealing with sequins and feathers but making joey pouches and birds nests to send to the injured wildlife in Australia.

Read more: Join the worldwide effort to help Australia’s wildlife at the Preston crafting workshop

Learn to Skate
Preston’s College, St Vincents Road, PR2 8UR
1pm – 2pm
A five-week course running until Saturday 8 February. Suitable for beginners and all ages. Levels 1-4 available. Skates available to hire (quads and inlines) up to size adult 7. £5 per person per session.

Rogers Codgers
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, PR1 9XE
7pm – 10pm
Rogers Codgers are joined by Floggin a Dead Horse.  A charity fundraising night for Heart Beat. Tickets available from Eventbrite or Heartbeat reception on 01772 717147.

Karaoke with Kieran
Ribble Lodge, 199-201 Ribbleton Avenue, PR2 6 RD
9.30pm
Visit for a fantastic night of karaoke.

Sunday 12 January

Free tours with King Henry VIII
Samlesbury Hall, PR5 0UP
11am
Watch your heads as the King of England takes you on a guided tour of the 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.

New Year Wedding Open Day
Farington Lodge Hotel, Stanifield Lane, PR25 4QR
11am – 3pm
View the wedding facilities, chat about your wedding plans and meet some recommended wedding suppliers.

Wedding Venue Showcase
Bartle Hall Hotel, Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HA
12pm – 3pm
Get a taste for what your day could be like. The House and barn will be decorated by Flower Design and Creative Cover Hire enabling you to see different styles and get inspiration.

Luminous Birds
Avenham Park, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JT
5pm – midnight
This magical light show is taking place on the Riverside Walk next to the Pavilion. It’s running every day until Sunday 19 January.

Read more: A magical light show is in flight at Avenham Park

Live music Resident Redneck
Cann Bridge Ale House, 47 Cann Bridge Street Higher Walton, PR5 4DJ Preston
5.30pm
Blow away those January blues with some song selections from the Acoustic Jukebox songbooks.

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

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