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Preston Fresher's Week 2020

Hot Preston fresher's events and tickets...

Remember there's more to being a fresher than the Student's Union - Check out our most popular Preston events coming up...

The Last Chance Saloon CWC
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The Last Chance Saloon CWC

Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Preston

Friday 11th Sep

6:45pm til 11:30am (last entry 9:00pm)

No age restrictions

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Barbara and Michael's monthly line-dancing and country and western music club, featuring a top music...

The Word is Terry Christian
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The Word is Terry Christian

Darwen Library Theatre, Darwen Nr Blackburn

Thursday 17th Sep

7:30pm til 10:00pm (last entry 8:00pm)

Minimum Age: 16

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Terry Christian performs live at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 17th September 2020...

Decibel x UNIFIEDdnb - The Reunion / Bryan gee / Trigga + more
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Decibel x UNIFIEDdnb - The Reunion / Bryan gee / Trigga + more

This event has been Cancelled

The Dark Room Roper Hall Preston, Preston

Saturday 26th Sep

9:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

DECIBEL are back!!! Teaming up with UNIFIEDdnb to present THE REUNION

Straighten Out - The Stranglers Tribute
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Straighten Out - The Stranglers Tribute

The Continental, Preston

Saturday 12th Sep

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

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STRAIGHTEN OUT is the premier Stranglers tribute band out there. With an extensive set-list that spa...

Waltz Away // Rescheduled Date
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Waltz Away // Rescheduled Date

Electric Church Club, Blackburn

Saturday 19th Sep

7:30pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 16

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Come and join Waltz Away celebrate the release of their debut double single with support to be confi...

Parka Monkeys
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Parka Monkeys

The Ferret, Preston

Saturday 26th Sep

8:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 16

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Explore the 90s Brit Pop explosion & the 21st century bands it inspired. Join us on a journey throug...

Confessional 2020
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Confessional 2020

This event has been Postponed until 11th Sep 2021

Holy Trinity Church, Blackburn

Saturday 12th Sep

2:00pm til 11:45pm

Minimum Age: 16

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

An impressive, very unique and creative Music & Arts Festival held in an old disused church in Black...

The Ultimate Stone Roses
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The Ultimate Stone Roses

The Continental, Preston

Friday 25th Sep

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

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The only tribute to The Stone Roses to actually hail from Manchester gives you the most authentic Ro...

Silent Disco // House // Indie & Pop
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Silent Disco // House // Indie & Pop

The Dark Room Roper Hall Preston, Preston

Thursday 1st Oct

11:00pm til 3:30am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

BIG FUN VIBES COMING THIS MAY when we run The Dark Room's first silent disco !

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As the most recent place in the UK to be awarded city status, Preston is a compact city with a tremendous character and a thriving student scene. The University of Central Lancashire (or UCLAN) is based just outside the city centre, with a wealth of bars, clubs, shops and restaurants on its doorstep. For such a small city, Preston has a huge personality, with an impressive nightlife. So to help you settle into your new city and get the most out of the next, exciting three years, here's our guide to student life in Preston.

nightlife

nightlife

Preston has some of the best pubs in the North West. The most popular for students is the Adelphi at the top of Friargate, a large and busy student pub with a good heated beer garden. Every Thursday they host 'Quids'. Basically a huge variety of alcohol on offer for just £1. Entry is £…

eating out

eating out

With a student-centered city centre, Preston is the perfect place to grab a nice bite to eat on a budget. Apart from The Source at the UClan Union and student favourite The Adelphi nearby check out our guide to some of the most student-friendly eateries without the long walk. Bella Emilio's, Friarg…

health and fitness

health and fitness

The University has its own Health Centre (off Kirkham Street) where you will find your usual GP services. For those that like their exercise and to stay fit then Preston has all the amenities you’d expect from a decent sized city. The b

free things to do

free things to do

Harris Museum Visit the Harris Museum on the Flag Market and take in some great art and exhibitions. Likewise Art students (or anyone with such an appreciation) will enjoy the Preston Art and Design Gallery (PAD) over the road which promotes the work of North West based artists and designers. All f…

shopping

shopping

The city’s shopping districts have grown of late with the re-development of the main shopping centre The St Georges Centre Mall, which features a variety of high street chains and smaller stores. Similarly The Fishergate Centre features the county’s largest Debenhams (if you like that so…

transport

transport

With the Uni being so close to the town, it’s likely your only travel expense will be from digs to your place of study or heading home for the weekend. Bus S

Popular Preston venues - find out what's on where

Whether you're an avid underground clubber, fashionable funky house head or prefer your live music, check these popular Preston venues for upcoming events, or view our full what's on guide for loads more...

The Continental

Preston
PR1 8JP

The Ferret

Preston
PR1 2XQ

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