Whats On

Monday, 26 January 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:15pm

ScRibble is a friendly group that meets once a month to share creative writing. They're a group of mixed abilities and experiences - some have had pieces published, some have done courses, others just have a go in their spare time.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 6:00pm

Screen Opps is run by They Eat Culture - in partnership with Creative Lancashire. They'll be meeting to chat, socialise and to continue discussing the film landscape of Preston and Lancashire.

Friday, 30 January 2015 - 8:00pm

To coincide with Hux Records’ release of Incredible String Band ‘Live at Fillmore East, 1968′ album, original ISB band member Mike Heron is teaming up with Trembling Bells to perform classic String Band material from their hugely influential first four albums. With support from Sweeney Astray, this show is unmissable for any fan of folk, classic rock, or just plain good music.

Music
Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:00pm

The Floyd Band touch down at The Continental to bring you two full classic Pink Floyd albums; “Wish You Were Here” and “Dark Side of the Moon”

Music
Monday, 2 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 8:00pm

Beatboxer, vocal sculptor and sound artist Jason Singh performs a live vocal score to John Grierson’s silent film Drifters from 1929. Using techniques of pre-recorded vocal sequences, live vocal processing and sampling, Jason will create a sonic backdrop of ambient textures, experimental atmospheres and rhythms created solely by the use of the voice to accompany the film.

Music | Film
Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 9:00pm

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

Music
Saturday, 7 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Monday, 9 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 7:30pm

The Continental Book Club meets on the 2nd Monday of every month in the Snug. All are welcomed and entry is free. February's book for discussion is 'Trumpet' by Jackie Kay.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 8:00pm

Yet another legendary UK punk act pays a visit to The Continental! DISCHARGE are renowned for their heavy, distorted, and grinding guitar-driven sound, and raw, shouted vocals with lyrics on anarchist and pacifist themes.

Music
Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 1:30pm

The Managers are a 19-piece big band based in Bolton, that have been playing big band and jazz music in and around the Northwest of England since late 2006.

Music
Monday, 16 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 7:30pm

@PrestonGeekUp is a social event held on the 3rd Monday of every month in the Snug. Anyone is welcome, whether interested in technology, computing, or cake.

Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 2:30pm

A fabulous half-term treat for children aged 5+ and their families. One by one, the birds and the animals are all mysteriously going missing... Nikki’s goldfish, Great Bumbleduke the Third, needs rescuing!

Theatre | Family
Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 8:00pm

Manchester guitarists Mike Walker and Stuart McCallum are both well known nationally and internationally – Walker for his work with The Impossible Gentlemen and McCallum with The Cinematic Orchestra. 'Beholden', the duo’s debut album, is a new and exciting chapter in the guitarists’ careers.

Music
Monday, 23 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 7:00pm

In this award-winning documentary film by Jennifer Arnold, a young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. A teacher's generosity leads to a life-changing program across the globe.

Film
Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Monday, 2 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 8:00pm

Written to perform for friends in the years leading up to WW1, this pair of classic ghost stories have lost none of their power to terrify and amuse.

This thrilling one-man show introduces a magic lanternist and occult historian in 'Casting the Runes', while in the neglected masterpiece 'The Residence at Whitminster', a dark shadow looms over a peaceful English church.

Theatre | Literature
Friday, 6 March 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Monday, 9 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 16 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

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
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 8:00pm

The Continental welcomes back the one and only Lovely Eggs! The Eggs have a fierce punk rock ethos that music should have no rules. For Holly and David being in a band is a way of life.

Music
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 8:00pm

The Muffin Men play their own interpretations of Zappa / Mothers of Invention / Captain Beefheart material. No mean feat in itself! Expect versions of some classic songs and instrumentals, improvised solos and themes. And, even better, they're joined for this show by original Mothers/Magic Band guitar legend Denny Walley!

Music
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Saturday, 28 March 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 1:30pm

More Sunday Afternoon with the Big Bands with this fantastic ensemble - these one time BBC National Big Band Competition winners have performed in just about every major national venue in the country.

Music | Family
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 6 April 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Monday, 13 April 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Friday, 17 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Singer. Musician. Movie star. TV presenter. Mr. Ed Tudor-Pole has done it all. Catch him at The Continental for a fabulously intimate live solo set.

Music
Monday, 20 April 2015 - 5:00pm

Tuition for High Intermediate / Advanced & Junior students with fully qualified instructor Julie Carr. All experienced dancers are welcome to come along and join the fun.

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Ska Face keep it real and enjoy every minute with an infectious stage show of power, energy and damn good tunes that you just have to dance to. There is no better remedy to a stressful week than a few cheeky drinks and dancing like a loon... and that is just the band!

Music
Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Sunday, 26 April 2015 - 1:30pm

Led by Paul J. Rigby, this eighteen strong Big Band Jazz ensemble has a huge repertoire, taking in everything from Herbie Hancock to Amy Winehouse.

Music | Family
Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 8:00pm

Polly and the Billets Doux are something brilliantly different. Known for their flawless and energy-filled live performances, this genre-defying quartet boasts a genius blend of Folk, Pop, Rock N' Roll, Soul, Country, Blues and even Gospel. “An eclectic and inspired musical blend” The Guardian

Music
Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Saturday, 4 July 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
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