Whats On

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Although somewhat eclipsed in the public consciousness by Lucas' later films, THX 1138 remains a visionary work by an astoundingly talented young filmmaker, and we're proud to be returning it to the big screen here.

Film
Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 9:00pm

Preston's friendliest and best Open Mic Night! Free entry, all welcome.

Music
Friday, 7 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Fiction is the second performance by Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness. It is an anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy.

Theatre
Saturday, 8 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Fiction is the second performance by Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness. It is an anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy.

Theatre
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 8:00pm

The visionary director of Brazil and Twelve Monkeys, Terry Gilliam, turned his attention back to the Sci-Fi genre this year with this controversial future classic.

Film
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Anarcho-Punk legends the Subhumans return to The Continental!

Music
Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 1:30pm

Swingtime Big Band is a collection of the finest big band musicians in the North West who have come together to present the best in both classic swing standards and more modern repertoire.

Music
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs.

Music
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 8:00pm

An astonishing new film from the British director Jonathan Glazer. A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland.

Film
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 7:00pm

The Ugly Girl by Deaf American writer Terry Galloway is a cross-cultural exploration of the disabled female body and queer disability given a wildly comic twist.A wildly comic twist on a queer, disabled, intellectual trouble-maker, full of slapstick, music and dark humour.

Theatre
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Ben Welburn and co. are back with their brilliant full-band celebration of the music of Johnny Cash, plus support TBC. Payin' respect to the man in black.

Music
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 7:30pm

This year local group Men Against Violence are organising White Ribbon Fest, a music and arts festival in two parts. The first part is White Ribbon Night, a charity concert (in aid of Preston Domestic Violence Services) headlined by exciting up-n-coming band Blind Tiger.

Music
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 - 8:00pm

For the final BFI Sci-Fi screening at The Continental, Future Preston Tours throw a choice of three offbeat classics your way - which do YOU choose?

Film
Friday, 28 November 2014 - 7:00pm

International hip-hop collective Krip-Hop Nation return to the UK, uniquely blending lyricism, activism and breakbeats.

Music
Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 8:00pm

With their own blend of Acid Jazz infused Funk and Soul, Tripitaka have a massive fan base across the North West.

Music
Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 1:30pm

WYJO has received many national and international honours, most notably from the BBC Radio Big Band Competition, the Daily Telegraph Young Jazz Competition and the National Festival of Music for Youth.

Music
Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 7:30pm

The Continental proudly welcomes this exceptional Jazz trio from London. Formed in 2011, Preston-Glasgow-Lowe are a new dynamic group consisting of three of Jazz's most creative young instrumentalists.

Music
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 2:00pm

Horse + Bamboo bring a beautiful and mysterious version of the classic fairy tale. Using puppets, masks, music and film, it's a wonderful treat of a show for Christmas 2014. For adults and children 5+

Theatre | Family
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 7:30pm

Following on from the hugely popular ‘Declaration Tour 2014’, Mike Peters one man band 'Alarm' concept will present ‘Strength’ in a similar contemporary style featuring performance, stories and images to honour the legacy the album left on the decade it helped define and the continuing significance it holds for listeners who can still relate to its timeless themes of love, hope and strength.

Music
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