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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.

Preston’s virtual Christmas lights switch on announced

Christmas Lights Switch on 2019 Preston city centre will be lit up by a special virtual Switch On of its Christmas lights this year, Preston Business Improvement District (BID) have confirmed. The Virtual Christmas Lights […]

3 weeks ago
Theatre returns to Preston after lockdown with socially distanced performance at the Ferret

Lee Mark Jones performing in A Rock 'N' Roll suicide. Rock-theatre show A Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide will make its return to Preston on Thursday 1 October at The Ferret. Lee Mark Jones brings his show to the city as […]

2 months ago
Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

3 months ago
Fulwood charity to host virtual balloon race fundraiser

Fulwood charity Baby Beat will be hosting their first ever Virtual Balloon Race event next month. On Monday 14 September at 12pm, balloons will take off from Red Square, Moscow, […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Jobs at risk as West View Leisure Centre operators say it will remain closed ‘for the foreseeable future’

West View Leisure Centre Pic: Google West View Leisure Centre faces an uncertain future after operators GLL announced it will remain closed for the foreseeable future. Staff at the leisure centre in Ribbleton have been warned […]

3 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 15 to 21

Image from Beyond Politics' video of Susan's protest A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Preston and South Ribble saw a number of new coronavirus cases reported over the last week, and students celebrated […]

3 months ago
Meet the Bamber Bridge brothers keeping the county fit

The Wigan Warriors at the Raw&Outdoor site Two brothers from Bamber Bridge have dedicated their time to inspiring people from the local area to get fit and active through a unique boot camp experience. Adam and Jordan […]

3 months ago
More libraries ready to re-open in Preston and South Ribble

lancashire-libraries-archives-museums-to-close Lancashire County Council will be reopening three additional libraries in Preston and South Ribble on Wednesday 19 August, but people will still need to book an appointment before visiting. The […]

4 months ago
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