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 Jazz and Improvisation Festival returning for 2024 to spread music and culture across the city

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning for 2024 with 26 exciting music and culture-related activities taking place across the city. The three-week festival is set to ignite the city […]

5 days ago
The Doors Rising to play gig at Preston’s The Conti

The Doors Rising The Doors Rising will play at The Continental in Broadgate on Friday. The UK-based Doors tribute band are known for capturing the sound, feel and experience of the psychedelic 60s. […]

1 week ago
Penwortham choir to celebrate influential composers with concert in Ashton

Rawstorne Singers A Penwortham-based choir is set to celebrate the lives of two influential composers with a special performance. The Rawstorne Singers’ Choral Celebration will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth […]

1 week ago
UCLan professor to host talk on how he went from the back of a cop car to the front of a ‘copter

Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb is a world-leading expert in delivering urgent care and emergency medicine in remote locations – however his journey to the top of his profession has been anything but straightforward. […]

2 weeks ago
The 25 venues where you can enjoy Penwortham Live this weekend

Penwortham Live outside Lime Bar Lounge The venues participating in Penwortham Live this weekend range from bars to boutiques, churches to clubs, and more. Live performances will take place at 25 spots in Penwortham, Middleforth and […]

2 weeks ago
Tractor pulling festival to go ahead at Scorton Showground this weekend 

A range of tractors will be on display at the Showground. A tractor pulling event, organised by the Whittinghams will go ahead this weekend despite the family calling time on their popular steam fair. Earlier this year, organisers Paul and Craig […]

2 weeks ago
Action Records hit with unhinged backlash to Twenty One Pilots listening party

Action Records The owner of a city centre record store said he was left baffled after coming under fire for hosting an official listening party for the new Twenty One Pilots album. […]

2 weeks ago
Preston family sets up Fulwood football fundraiser for two charities

Grannie Annie aged 87. A family from Preston have set up a football fundraiser for two charities close to their hearts. Sophie Burns, 28, and her family are aiming to raise ‘as much as […]

2 weeks ago
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