Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston.Advertisement
Friday 31 January
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG
9.30am – 10.45am
This pre-school session aimed at ages 15 months to five years will get the little ones in touch with nature with some fun outdoor activities. Each session has a different theme and activities include nature art, story time, bug hunts, games, crafts and much more. £4 per child.
Ghost Tours at Hoghton Tower
Hoghton Tower, PR5 0SH
Silent torchbearers take you on the ghost tour through the darkened halls of the Tower, where you will encounter spectres from the past and you will be told about the ghostly happenings from across the centuries.
£32 book online.
Nodding Dog Disco at PLAU
PLAU, 115 Friargate, PR1 2EE
7pm – 11pm
Nodding Dog Disco serving up some disco deliciousness for your Friday night in the lovely surroundings of the PLAU Gin & Beer House vaults!
Zamaica live and direct at The Continental
The Continental, South Meadow Lane, PR1 8JP
7.30pm – 11pm
Zamaica are a mixed culture 6-piece reggae band, featuring singers, drums, bass, percussion, guitar and keyboards. They are a recording band and some of their members have been around since the early 80s. They perform all styles of reggae. Tickets are just £5 advance (£7 on the door).
Ribble Pilot, Mariners Way, PR2 2YN
8pm – 10pm
Think your clued up on Disney?
Want to put your knowledge to the test and have the chance to win some great prizes?
Review Bar, Lancaster Road, PR1 1HT
UCLan Indian Society and Bollynights UK bring the best Bollywood party to Preston! Indian Society Members £3 before midnight, student entry £4 (With Student ID) all night and standard entry £5 (Online) all night.
Saturday 01 February
Real Deal Record & CD Fair
Preston Market, Earl Street, PR1 2JA
9am – 4pm
Real Deal Record & CD Fairs are back for more, join them at the Box Market under the fish market canopy selling many types of music on vinyl, CD’s, tapes and music memorabilia.
Myerscough College Farmers Market & Craft Stalls
Plant World & Garden House Café, St Michael’s Road, PR3 0RY
10am – 2pm
Myerscough College Farmers Market & Craft Stall is next to Plantworld. Free entry & parking. A dog friendly event.
Love to Craft
Inspirations Craft Superstore, The Capitol Centre, PR5 4AW
Crafting fun with John Lockwood who will be there with his latest ranges and Jo and Mark Channon, husband and wife duo will be Powertexing. £35
The White Bull Bilsborrow, Garstang Road, Bilsborrow, PR3 0RE
Caz Matthews is back in the area spinning those FAB tunes from back in the day. Fancy dress a must.
Old Vic at the Station, 78 Fishergate, PR1 2UH
Get to hear High Octain Honkin Harmonica and Hot Guitar led Chicago style ‘Rockin Blues ‘n’ Boogie.
Sunday 02 February
Indoor Carboot Sale
Whittingham & Goosnargh Sports & Social Club, Whittingham, PR3 2JE
9am – 1am
The next Indoor Car Boot sale is coming to Whittingham Club. After the success of December’s Sale, see a morning of exciting buys, from local sellers.
If you are interested in hosting a table for only £5, please call: 07741609437.
Winter Walk – Avenham Park Preston
Avenham & Miller Parks,South Meadow Lane, PR1 8JT
Winter Walk through the finest examples of traditional Victorian parkland in the North West.
Approximately 4 miles of beautiful scenery all in aid of winter packs in Syria, Palestine, Pakistan, Kashmir and the UK!
Free Swimming Lesson Taster Sessions
Penwortham Leisure Centre, Crow Hills Rd, Penwortham, PR1 0JE
1pm – 4pm
Open Day Event – Free Swimming Lesson Taster Sessions.
Sessions Times: 1:00pm – 1:45pm
1:45pm – 2:30pm
2:30pm – 3:45pm
Hoppers Big Fat Family Quiz of the Decade
Preston Grasshoppers RFC, Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood, PR4 0AP
3pm – 6pm
After arguing over Guess Who and Monopoly all Christmas why don’t you join forces and enter a team in the Big Fat Family Quiz of the Decade! From 3pm on 2nd February at Lightfoot Green lane, hosted by their resident quizmaster; Colin McCormack! Teams of 4-6 players.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enter
The Acoustic Cats
Taps & Wine Bar, 2 Chorley Rd, Walton Le Dale, PR5 4JA
The Acoustic Cats are the first duo chosen to perform at this new bar in Walton le Dale.
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