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Things to Do in and around Preston

Some things to do whether it’s sunny or raining in Preston, Lancashire. Some are time-limited events in the city while others are timeless places to go and enjoy a day, morning or afternoon out.

Chorley to host festive ‘Winter Wonderland’ event this weekend

Chorley residents will this Friday enjoy an ice rink, rides and activities at a popular Christmas event. Winter Wonderland will take place in Chorley town centre, on Cleveland Street, from […]

13 hours ago
Fishwick creative makes beautiful seascapes inspired by the Hebrides

Joey draws inpiration from the Hebridean seascapes. Pic Joey Afrin Black Over the next couple of weeks, we are focussing on Preston’s creatives who are selling their beautiful creations online and at Christmas markets. Joey Afrin Black set up her small […]

3 days ago
Friends of Winckley Square to hold Christmas concert

The Winckley Square Christmas tree Pic: Stephen Riley The Friends of Winckley Square are next month holding a Christmas concert featuring carols and refreshments. On Sunday 12 December, from 3pm to 5.30pm, the group will invite guests to […]

3 weeks ago
Rockprest 2022 pre-register closing this month as advance tickets go on sale

Rockprest performers Pic: Mark McLoughlin Photography Presale tickets for Rockprest 2022 will be available from 18 November. The news follows the pre-registration period, which ends on 17 November and offers festivalgoers the first opportunity to access […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Light Foundation offering guided tours of Fulwood’s Masjid e Salaam mosque

Paul Melling snapped the work ongoing at the mosque A Fulwood mosque is next week opening its doors to visitors to celebrate Inter Faith Week 2021. On Monday 15 November, from 6.45pm, Light Foundation will take guests on Covid-19-compliant […]

4 weeks ago
Outdoor markets at Preston Markets this Sunday

Under the Covered Market Preston Markets has announced Sunday trading hours starting this weekend (31 October). The markets will run each Sunday from 6am to 1pm under the 1875 canopy. Currently, only the outdoor […]

1 month ago
The Ferret to hold John Peel tribute show ‘Hardcore Halloween’ this weekend

The Ferret is this weekend holding a tribute show to the late Radio 1 DJ John Peel. On Saturday 30 October, the Hardcore Halloween event will feature hardcore, grindcore and […]

1 month ago
Aspiring Preston scientists find inspiration at Lancashire Science Festival

UCLan’s Preston campus welcomed 5,000 science enthusiasts for the return of an award-winning festival last weekend. Held on Saturday 23 October, the free Lancashire Science Festival aims to teach young […]

1 month ago
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