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Get inspired for your next trip to Preston.

Let our Visit Blog inspire your trip to Preston with insider information on awesome things to do, hidden gems to discover, seasonal lists, plus current events and happenings around the city - all in one handy place. 

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Summer holidays in Preston 2024 - activities and events kids will love

16 July 2024: Fun family things to do with the kids in Preston this July and August.

The MET returns to Ribbleton: bringing culture and community to Preston

25 June 2024: The MET (Mobile Event Tent), a revolutionary arts centre that travels directly to Preston neighbourhoods, will be in Ribbleton from 8 July to 4 August.

Father's Day 2024 - things to do with Dad in Preston

6 June 2024: Great places to eat and awesome activities.

BBC Radio 2 in the Park - Line Up

3 June 2024: Sting and Pet Shop Boys to headline Radio 2 in the Park 2024 in Preston in September

D-Day 80th anniversary celebrations in Preston

23 May 2024: Pay tribute to the heroes of D-Day and celebrate 80 years of courage, sacrifice, and resilience.

Chew's Yard packs in an exciting programme of events to mark their official May opening

25 April 2024: Following on from the success of its 12 Days of Christmas Pop-Up, Chew's Yard is set to make an exciting return to Preston permanently.

BBC Radio 2 in the Park 2024

24 April 2024: Radio 2's flagship annual live music event, Radio 2 in the Park, will take place this year at Moor Park in Preston, Lancashire on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September, as revealed this morning by Gaby Roslin on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

Preston's festival guide - spring and summer 2024

15 April 2024: Your ultimate guide to Preston's summer music and culture festivals

Spring outdoor activity ideas to do with the kids

4 April 2024: Spring has sprung and what better time of the year to get outdoors with the kids.

Let's Grow Preston and Egg Rolling 2024

18 March 2024: A response from Annie Wynn the CEO of Let's Grow Preston with Egg Rolling 2024 activities