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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.

Oktoberfest coming to Tarleton with steins, street food and live music

Food stall at a previous Preston Oktoberfest event Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox A feast of Bavarian entertainment is coming to Tarleton with an Oktoberfest event. The Vestry Tap Room is hosting the two-day event, which will feature imported beers, authentic German street […]

2 months ago
Comedy show with hard-hitting message about Windrush is coming to Preston

L-R Tony McPherson, Andrew George, Deborah Colphon Nicola Gardner, stars of The Community Centre A multi-ethnic comedy show inspired by the Windrush scandal is coming to Preston. The Community Centre is stopping at The Continental on the way to Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Written by […]

2 months ago
Preston stand up comedian bringing live comedy back to the city with new club

Live comedy audience A Preston stand up comedian is bringing live comedy back to the city. Freddy Quinne is opening Preston Comedy Club on Friday 23 August downstairs in Baluga Bar. The launch […]

2 months ago
New Lane Ends gelato shop offers 12 scoop dish named after the area

The Lane Ends Bonanza Pic: Brown Sugar/Facebook A new gelato shop in Lane Ends has created a dish named after the area. The Lane Ends Bonanza sundae includes 12 scoops of gelato and six toppings. According to […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: How a new Preston restaurant gets it White

Yet another exciting new restaurant has opened in our city; this time on the outskirts towards Blackburn at the Mercure Preston Samlesbury Hotel. Mr White’s English Chophouse is the latest […]

3 months ago
Christmas is coming five months early at this Preston craft superstore

A Christmas tree in store at Inspirations A Preston craft superstore is already preparing for Christmas, despite it being the middle of summer. Inspirations at the Capitol Centre is holding a free Christmas in July event from […]

3 months ago
New pottery studio opens in Preston city centre

Inside Make North A new pottery studio is now open in Preston city centre. Make North, which is based in the former Saul Street Clinic, opened on Monday 15 July. It provides pottery […]

3 months ago
New book that will ‘delight Game of Thrones fans’ is launching in Preston

Author Rose Edwards signing books at the Northern Young Adult Literary Festival earlier this year A book that promises to “fill a void for Game of Thrones fans” is launching at a free event at UCLan. The Harm Tree is the first in what’s described […]

3 months ago
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