Preston Fresher's Week 2017

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 Machine Rages On - A tribute to Rage Against The Machine
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The Machine Rages On - A tribute to Rage Against The Machine

The Continental, Preston

Saturday 23rd Sep

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 15

?8 advance / ?10.50 on the door

The Machine Rages On is the UK's No.1 tribute to US Rap Metal act Rage Against the Machine. Celebrat...

Electro 80s live at Darwen Golf Club

Electro 80s live at Darwen Golf Club

Darwen Golf Club Ltd, Darwen

23rd September

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Electro 80s live at Darwen Golf Club

Darwen Golf Club Ltd, Darwen

Saturday 23rd Sep

9:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

?10

Electro80s pay tribute to the 80's era, featuring Red, Blue, Green and Robotic dancer Manochrome.

Riff Raff (Rock covers)

Riff Raff (Rock covers)

Brown Cow Inn, Chorley

30th September

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Riff Raff (Rock covers)

Brown Cow Inn, Chorley

Saturday 30th Sep

9:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Free Entry

RIFF RAFF - a four piece Rock covers band.

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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

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