Weekend events in Preston, 13 March – 15 March

Posted on - 12th March, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Not all stalls are for those on two-legs at the Makers Market Pic: Tony Worrall
Not all stalls are for those on two-legs at the Makers Market Pic: Tony Worrall

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


Friday 13 March

An Introduction to… making your practice accessible
The Birley, Birley Street, Preston, PR1 2QE
2pm – 5pm
The first in a series of skills workshops for artists, creative practitioners, and arts organisers. To attend you need to book tickets on Eventbrite. Tickets are on a pay-what-you-can basis, from free to £5.

Clip n Climb Adult only session
Clip n Climb Preston, 1B Wyder Court, Millennium city park, Preston, PR2 5BW
6:30pm – 8pm
Evening session for 18 years and over. £10 per person.  Book via the website or call 01772 655220 for further information.

Comedy Night at The Venue No.5
Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’, Liverpool Road, Preston, PR1 9XE
7pm – 10pm
Featuring Ivan Brackenbury, Tom Binns and Bill Woolland. Tickets are £11.37 via Eventbrite.

Bines, Shader and Sprinter
The Ferret, 55 Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2XQ 
7pm – 11pm
Bines and Shader with support from Sprinter. Free entry.

Evening of Mediumship
Wesham Community Centre, Church Road, Wesham, Preston, PR4 3DR
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Enjoy an Evening of Mediumship with Gareth Lewis. This is a chance to join your friends in the spirit world, share in their memories and love. Advance tickets are £10, £14 on the door.

Pulp Friction: Quentin Tarantino Soundtrack Tribute Show
New Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JP
8pm – 11pm
Pulp Friction the live tribute band, will bring a unique cocktail of singing, dancing & theatrical performance using the effortless stylised themes from the films of Quentin Tarantino.Tickets £10 in advance via See Tickets, Skiddle and WeGotTickets and £12 on the door.

The Jam Collective LIVE
Baker Street, 30-34 Avenham Street, Preston, PR1 3BN
8:15pm – 11:15pm
The Jam Collective return alongside a Northern Soul DJ. Free Entry.

Saturday 14 March

Makers Market
Flag Market, Cheapside, Preston, PR1 2AP
10am – 4pm
The market is a food, drink, creative, and musical event taking place on the second Saturday of every month.

March Jumble Sale

St Leonard’s Church Hall, Marshalls Brow, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9JA
11am -12pm
The March jumble sale is full of bargains whether you’re looking for clothes, books, bric-a-brac or household items.

Preston – 2 hr First Aid Class for parents, carers & grandparents
The Space Centre, 10 Pedders Lane, Preston, PR2 2TH
9:30am – 11:30am
First Aid Classes recommended by Midwives, Health Visitors & medical professionals. Would you know what to do in a medical emergency with a baby or child in your care? Would baby’s grandparents/babysitter? Learn all of the following – CPR, Choking, Burns & Breaks, Bumps & Bleeds, Febrile Convulsions and Meningitis Awareness all for £20.00.  Book via email or call 07917 154554.

Family Quiz night
Nuffield Health (Preston), The Capitol Centre, Preston, PR5 4AW
4pm – 5.30pm
An afternoon, full of trivia, music and fun for all the family! £1 per person. Child friendly and under 4’s go free! During the intermission, chip butties will be available at the bar as part of event at no additional cost. This event is also open to non-members. Payment required at point of booking to secure your place.

Comedy Night Live with Headliner Adam Rowe
The Sir Tom Finney Penwortham, Central Drive, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0NL
7:15pm – 11pm
Comedy Night Live comes back to The Sir Tom Finney Pub bringing the funnies with a fantastic line up. Three brilliant professional comedians alongside host and compere Bobby Murdock.
Headline Act Adam Rowe was handpicked as tour support for Jason Manford as well as huge American stars Andrew Schulz and Bill Burr.

Ska Face do The New Continental
New Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JP
8pm – 11pm
Ska Face are back at the Conti delivering the best in 2 Tone, Reggae, Rock Steady and Trojan directly to your lug-holes. Tickets are £10.

Monsters of Rock – ThunderHammer
Riva Showbar Preston, 53 Tithebarn St, Preston, PR1 1DJ
9pm – 1.30am
Thunder Hammer and their critically acclaimed “Monsters of Rock Show” will be raising the roof off The Riva Show Bar.Expect all of your favourite Rock hits from the likes of ACDC, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, Guns n Roses, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen and Queen to name but a few, all preformed with the showmanship and swagger of the songs original creators.

The Tom Biddle Band live at Coach and Horses
Coach & Horses, Preston Old Road, Freckleton, Preston, PR4 1PD
See the very talented Tom Biddle Band preform.

Bollynights Preston Holi Neon
53 Degrees, c/o UCLan Students’ Union, Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 7BQ
11:30pm – 4am
UCLan Indian Society and Bollynights UK bring you a night of true Bollywood revel. Bollywood, Tollywood, Bhangra and some Telugu and Bhojpuri hits as well. Music from across all India. Dress code: Smart casuals / traditional. Tickets on the Door. Indian Society Members £4 (with Indian Soc Membership Card), Student Entry £5 (With Student ID), General Admission: £6 and Standard Entry £5 (Online) all night.

Sunday 15 March

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

A Feast of Frozen 2 Fun
Farington Lodge Hotel, Stanifield lane, Preston, PR25 4QR
12pm – 2pm
Join Elsa, Anna and Olaf for frozen themed acting, storytelling, games, disco and a sing along to your favourite hits from Frozen & Frozen 2. Adults: £18.50 per person, Child (under 12): £14.95 per person. Price includes afternoon tea and entertainment. For more information and to book, call 01772 421321.

Brockholes Boho Wedding Fair
Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0AG
12pm – 3pm
Brockholes wedding fair is set indoors within the spectacular Brockholes Nature Reserve in Samlesbury near Preston. Perfect for the couple who are looking for that something a little bit different for their big day, there are 30 of the most creative wedding businesses taking part; think rustic themes, bespoke bridal, creative florals, unique wedding stationery and signage, cutting edge neon, acoustic vibes and more! Free entry from 12 noon with free parking for visitors too (registration required upon arrival) – PLUS free wedding magazines and cotton goody bag.

Children’s Pebble Art
Artisans’ that Create, Unit 1 Tarleton Courtyard Church Road, Preston, PR4 6UP
1pm – 3pm
Just in time for Mothering Sunday… Children’s Pebble Art with CraftyNette. Children can create a unique piece of pebble art for an important lady!  Siblings are welcome because there will be several designs. £15pp or £20 for 2.  Suitable for age 6 & above.

St Paddy’s Bottomless Sunday Brunch
1842, The Corn Exchange, Lune Street, Preston PR1 2NN
2pm – 5pm
In true Irish fashion, there will be an Irish fiddler, acoustic guitar and Irish themed food. Tickets are £25 which includes bottomless drinks (selected drinks including Guinness, obviously)  from 12pm to 2pm, plus two food dishes from a special Irish themed menu. From 2pm to 5pm entry will be £5 which will include one free drink.

Big Fat Family Quiz
Preston Grasshoppers RFC, Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR4 0AP
3pm – 6pm
Every family has a know-it-all so take them down to the Big Fat Family Quiz and let them put it to good use! Plenty of prizes up for grabs for all of the family, everyone welcome! To enter your team please email

Make Do Drink; Knit
Rise, 15 Miller Arcade, Preston, PR1 2QY
4pm – 6pm
A ‘Learn to Knit’ workshop hosted in partnership with LilyKateMakes.
Make Do Drink; Knit is the perfect opportunity to learn the basics of knitting, from how to read a pattern to getting to grips with the needles and everything in between.
Tickets: £38.

The Just Numbers LIVE
Vinyl Tap Preston, 28-30 Adelphi Street, Preston, PR1 7BE
4pm – 6:30pm
Join the Just Numbers for chill acoustic numbers, and heart-thumping rock, jazz and everything in between! Entry is free.

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

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