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The Smiths UTD

THE SMITHS UTD is a Lincoln-based The Smiths tribute act. The classic four-piece Smiths lineup is paid homage to by four Smiths-mad lads from the flatlands! All the classic hits and more. Read more
 

Fairtrade Film Screening

A special film screening organised by Preston & South Ribble Fairtrade Group. Connected by Coffee is an inspiring and thought-provoking documentary about the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Read more
 

Oskar's Drum

Oskar’s Drum, named after the main character in Günter Grass’s famous novel The Tin Drum are an exciting ‘art beat happening’ featuring esteemed Manchester-based musicians, Patrick Fitzgerald (vocals/guitar in Kitchens of Distinction) and Yves Altana (Chameleons Vox). Great support comes from Drahla and Mick Shepherd (Big Red Bus). Read more
 

Borderland - Public Burning Theatre

When Disney-loving Aminah meets blood-soaked Kayla in after-school detention, neither expects to bring a whole community to its knees. Borderland is a provocative, urgent look at modern-day segregation; a story of race, class, sexuality and power. This play will challenge liberal and traditional values alike. Read more

 

SeYeS

“Britain’s premier YES tribute band” (Classic Rock Magazine). Concentrating mainly on the British Prog Rock gods' golden 1970-79 period, this is an absolute MUST SEE SHOW for any devotee of this classic act. Read more
 

The Continental's 17th Beer & Cider Festival

Preston’s Biggest and Best Beer Festival is BACK! Over 200 ales, ciders, craft beers, perrys and specialist kegs, live music, DJs, BBQ, and more TBA!If you've been before, then you know the drill - if not, come along and find out for yourself why our Beer Festivals are among the most popular events in Preston. Read more
 

VERNAL EQUINOX

3RD-5TH MARCH - an exciting new festival happening HERE pulling together divergent strands of underground music - folk / psych / wyrd. Trembling Bells, Galley Beggar, Mike Heron (Incredible String Band), Mugstar, Alasdair Roberts and many more will be performing at this incredible three day event! Read more
 

Henge & Good Foxy

SAT MARCH 11TH: Looking forward to summer 2017, Gisburn Forest's Cloudspotting Festival reaches out to Preston with this top quality double bill featuring two very different bands who share the same creative spirit, reflecting the thrilling borderless nature of Cloudspotting's music line-up. It will the first time the mighty HENGE have played at The Continental. Read more

 

Peter Bruntnell Band


The NME claimed that ‘Peter Bruntnell's records should be taught in schools’ and if you ask the likes of Rumer, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Willy Vlautin, Jay Farrar, John Murry or Kathleen Edwards they’ll all agree that he's a writer with rare and mysterious qualities. Catch him here with a full band and support from Susie Jones. Read more
 

Deeper Purple

With a blistering set consisting of all the classics the Anglo-Spanish tribute band Deeper Purple feature the best reproduction of the Deep Purple live sound you’re ever likely to hear, delivering the ultimate rock experience. Read more 
 

 

 

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