Whats On

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. Formed in 1975 by the celebrated composer and arranger Goff Richards, the band has performed at major national venues like Golder’s Green Hippodrome and London’s South Bank, and has regularly featured in the BBC National Big Band Competition.

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, 30 March 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, 2 April 2015 - 9:00pm

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

Music
Friday, 3 April 2015 - 8:00pm

If you're into your funk and soul then don't miss this great night here at The Continental. Live music from Tripitaka and DJs Des Grant & Bugleboy spinning the best in funk, soul, disco and rare groove 'til late.

Music
Sunday, 5 April 2015 - 12:00pm

Lawn games, bouncy castle, BBQ (Monday only) and more!

Sunday, 5 April 2015 - 7:30pm

Viral sensation Jon Gomm is an acoustic singer-songwriter with a revolutionary virtuoso guitar style, where he uses one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twisting melodies all at the same time! But the emphasis remains on soulful vocals and songwriting.

Music
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.

Monday, 13 April 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. March's book for discussion is 'Confessions of a Sociopath' by M.E Thomas.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
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
Sunday, 19 April 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
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.

Thursday, 23 April 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
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 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
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
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 8:00pm

A joint album launch for Dean McPhee's 'Fatima's Hand' and Racker&Orphan's 'Sounds of Insects' LPs, both released April 2015 on the Hood Faire label. Dean brings atmospheric echo-laden electric guitar compositions, while R&A combine acousmatics, live projections, field recordings, and handmade instruments to create mysterious, insectile soundscapes.

Music
Thursday, 7 May 2015 - 8:00pm

Erotica author Pamela DeMenthe hosts the evening and shares with the audience some of the secrets to her literary success. She invites fans to hear a reading of her new release 'Sticky Digits' in a bid to promote this latest "masterpiece". However her readings may reveal more about Pamela than she bargained for...

Theatre
Saturday, 9 May 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Enjoy over 150 beers & ciders, live music, DJs, Ferret Smokehouse BBQ treats & more over three glorious days in May. Full info coming soon...

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 8:00pm

The Nightingales are post-punk/indie legends and were one of John Peel's favourite bands; they're back with a new LP and more marvellous than ever. Joined on the night by cult 'anti-comedian'Ted Chippington and fab new band of the moment Sweet Deals on Surgery.

Music
Thursday, 21 May 2015 (All day)

Cultural Collectives are seeking submissions from contemporary artists for a spring event, ‘A Collaborative Take on Preston’, which will be held here on May 21st 2015.

Theatre
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Sunday, 24 May 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 7:30pm

Aquaserge are a brilliant psych / prog / krautrock / experimental band from France - they'll be joined on the night by UK psych favourites 3D Tanx and one more great act TBC.

Music
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
Sunday, 31 May 2015 (All day)

Private Hire - Pub/Restaurant open as normal

Private Hire
Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 1:30pm
Music | Family
Friday, 12 June 2015 - 8:00pm

The Continental is delighted to be welcoming back folk legend Michael Chapman, this time on a double-header bill with the equally highly regarded artist, Bridget St. John.

Music
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 8:00pm

Danny & The Champions Of The World has always been a pretty loose collection of great musicians, songwriters, stowaways and adventurers. The current line up is the most steady so far - it’s not a collective of folks now, it’s a band, a great band.

Music
Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Saturday, 4 July 2015 - 7:00pm
Private Hire
Friday, 16 October 2015 - 8:00pm

Club night, theme night and tribute to the iconic movie. Expect live music from The Atlantics and more, DJs and the movie on the big screen. Quadrophenia - it's a way of life!

Music | Film
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