March 10th's meeting will discuss The Eidolon by Libby McGugan.
Musician extraordinaire Phil Minton leads a feral group of singers and non-singers in a vocal performance that breaks all preconceptions about choral music and the use of voice.
Labasheeda hail from Amsterdam and take pop on a different journey via twisted post punk guitar riffs that might remind you of Spiderland era Slint and Sonic Youth.
Suitable for musicians who would like to gain some insight into Indian scales (Raags) and Rhythms (Taals) and for people with a good ear and meditative bend.
A free informal acoustic session of classic Irish Traditional Music, played on uilleann pipes, harp, fiddle, banjo and more.
@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.
Preston's friendliest and best Open Mic Night, with Matt Gallagher of Victorian Dad. Now twice a month!
With special guest Kim Moore - Winner of the Poetry Business Competition 2012, judged by Carol Ann Duffy.
The Baby & Little Ones market is a place for parents to sell their new & nearly new clothing, toys, accessories and equipment (from birth to 8 yrs of age) to new & expecting parents.
Mallory is smart, rich, ruthless, and unseen.
Six people tell of his extraordinary life: a Funeral Guest, a Gangster, his Girlfriend, a Hit Man, his Teacher, and his Mum. All have a tale to tell.
Where is Mallory? And why is he not onstage ?
A riveting one-man show from Robert Lloyd Parry, based on the ghost stories of M R James. "Lloyd Parry is always absorbing, and catches the sense of dread that gives James his originality" The Times
After last year's fantastic show, we just couldn't resist bringing them back. With musical roots in the 100 Club punk scene of '76, Vic and Subway Sect debuted alongside their contemporaries The Clash and Sex Pistols.
The Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) is a unique, new musically diverse orchestra which aims to nurture musical collaboration between refugee and other culturally diverse musicians, and Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) students.
TV Smith rose to prominence in the first wave of British punk rock as singer and songwriter for The Adverts. He continues to tour the world, bringing his epic solo show to ever-increasing audiences.
Ian Nagoski (US) - 100 Moons: Stories of Great Forgotten Musicians and the Boundaries of Humanness from 78rpm Records
IAN NAGOSKI comes to The Continental with one of his hypnotic interactive lectures on disappearing music of the 20th Century.
Kyle is comfortable with his life as a gay male escort until the day he is hired by a premiership footballer, and finds himself falling in love. But can Kyle maintain a relationship with a closeted footballer in a country where not one pro player is out? An edgy, moving and subversive one man show laced with sharp humour going in for a hard tackle on football’s last taboo.
Avoid disappointment and beware of cheap imitations - if you want authentic Ska and 2 Tone, then you'd be hard pressed to beat the Ska Face experience.
The Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra was formed in 1976, making 2014 their 38th year. The band plays popular big band music across the whole spectrum.
They're back! THE definitive Street Punk band, GBH have enjoyed a massive cult following all over the world ever since the release of debut LP City Baby Attacked by Rats.
Following the success of Of Mice and Men at The Continental (March 2011), award winning Black Box Theatre return with a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most tragic tale.
The original 1980s positive-punk/Goth band is back with original members Hurst, Greenwood and Trotwood, plus John Hyatt (3 Johns) with Goth project Glamogoth!
Our legendary Beer Festival returns on Thursday 15th May. As usual, there’ll be well over 100 ales, lagers, ciders and perrys, free live music and delicious food.
Rachel Sermanni is a storyteller with a voice that packs an almighty punch with her earthy folk melodies and dextrous fingerpicking. *Rescheduled from March 22nd.
Lo-fi troubadour The Pictish Trail has rebooted his eclectic Fence Records label as LOST MAP. For this showcase gig, Pictish will perform a few sets during the night, in between performances from two of the latest additions to the label - Tuff Love and Monoganon.
The Managers' ethos has always been to make big band music accessible to everyone, and they choose their concert programmes to be enjoyed by all, not just aficionados.
From their instantly recognisable raffle ticket logo (as seen on the biker jackets of punks the world over) to the stream of pure pop punk classics like Homicide and Emergency, to their high energy live act, 999 are one of punk's true classic bands.
An exceptional night of alternative folk for the connoisseur.
Three army cadets are on manoeuvres high on a bleak and isolated moorland plateaux in Cumbria. They think no one knows where they are. But Craig does. He is on his way with a dangerous secret which will blow their lives apart.
As a solo artist Kris has toured the length and breadth of the UK & Europe, has released three critically acclaimed solo albums to date and will release a widely anticipated new album in 2014.