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Latest news and events at The Continental. The pub in South Meadow Lane, Preston, has a good reputation for food, a nice beer garden, arts venue and sits near the River Ribble as well as Avenham and Miller Parks.

The Beautiful South co-founder’s new band Sunbirds to play Preston

Sunbirds The Beautiful South’s Dave Hemingway is coming to Preston with his new band. After leaving The Beautiful South in 2017, Hemingway founded Sunbirds with former bandmate Phil Barton. November 2020 […]

7 months ago
Icelandic singer-songwriter joins local musician for an intimate gig

An Icelandic singer-songwriter is set to play an intimate gig at The Continental next month. Kalli, the former frontman of Reykjavik-based band Without Gravity, will be joining local songwriter Mark Whiteside […]

7 months ago
Here’s every venue taking part in Preston Pub Festival

Hand holding pint of beer outside The Black Horse Pic: Nick Elsby The full venue list for Preston Pub Festival has been announced. Eleven pubs will be part of the festival, billed as ‘a celebration of craft beer, real ale and Preston’s extraordinary pub […]

9 months ago
The Nightingales make long-awaited return to the Conti

Comedian Stewart Lee’s favourite group is coming to Preston. The Nightingales are playing at The Continental on Friday 4 August. The gig is the alternative rock legends’ only UK headline show […]

11 months ago
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World’s first door-to-door poet coming to the Conti in Broadgate

Rowan McCabe Rowan McCabe’s latest show, Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide, charts his adventures around the country as a loveable eccentric. McCabe is touring to 16 venues across the UK and is coming to […]

1 year ago
Review: Ken Nicol’s Lockstep at the Conti

Ken Nicol's Lockstep performing at the Continental As the retreating ambers of a sunny Broadgate evening stream their way through the Continental’s tastefully evergreen décor, my wife and I thread our way through the assembled Friday masses. Immediately my […]

1 year ago
Broadgate pub suggests alternative routes during Riverside road closures

The Continental in South Meadow Lane Pic: Paul Melling The Environment Agency are delivering a Flood Risk Management Scheme to protect homes and businesses from flooding in Preston and South Ribble. This has resulted in a series of road […]

1 year ago
Action Records legend Allan Atkinson memorial concert planned

Allan Atkinson In celebration of Allan Atkinson, who was known for his work at the iconic Preston record shop Action Records, a memorial concert is set to take place at The Continental […]

1 year ago
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