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Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 8:00pm

Experience a different classic vinyl LP every month through a high-end audio system provided by our friends at Richer Sounds. Hear them as they're meant to be heard with equipment from some of the world's leading manufacturers! Records from Action Records.

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Saturday, 15 December 2018 - 7:30pm

The Floyd Band touch down at The Continental for the final timen after a string of sell-out shows. A unique experience for Floyd fans and general music lovers alike.
Tickets for this event are now completely SOLD OUT.

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Saturday, 22 December 2018 - 8:00pm

Cult comic book and Sci-Fi movie themed band BLUES HARVEST return to The Continental in Preston for their annual ‘Holiday Special’. This year POP-UP PUPPET CINEMA also return with their new show ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ alongside the acclaimed THE DARK ROOM from comedian John Robertson.
Tickets for this event are now completely sold out.

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Sunday, 23 December 2018 - 8:30pm

In what has become a Continental tradition, St Stephen’s Choir join us once again for an evening of Carol Singing. If there’s a better way to get fully into the Christmas spirit, then we don’t know what it is!

Music | Family
Friday, 1 February 2019 - 8:00pm

Legendary punk rock act PENETRATION return to The Continental! Fronted by the always-amazing Pauline Murray, their debut single, "Don't Dictate", is now acknowledged as a classic punk rock single and their debut album, Moving Targets (1978), is still widely admired. The current line-up of the band is Pauline Murray, Robert Blamire, John Maher (ex-Buzzcocks drummer), Paul Harvey and Steve Wallace.

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Saturday, 2 February 2019 - 8:00pm

You asked for it - they're back! MOTHERSHIP is a Led Zeppelin covers band - actually more homage than tribute - that exists to celebrate the music of the best rock band the world has ever seen. The music is the message: so no costumes, no wigs, no nonsense... just great music, well played!

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Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - 7:00pm

John Smith is the guitar man from Devon who has quietly become one of the most exciting voices on the new British folk scene. Touring relentlessly as headliner and support act, he has opened shows for John Martyn, James Yorkston, Martin Carthy, Jools Holland, Gil Scott-Heron and Chris Thile. John is a regular on the UK festival circuit, having played shows at Glastonbury, Green Man, Cambridge and many others. In this way, he has found a loyal following in the UK and Ireland, Europe, Japan, Mexico, the USA and Canada.

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Saturday, 9 February 2019 - 11:00am

Grassroots education conference, with guest speakers Ros Wilson and Chris Dyson.

Saturday, 9 February 2019 - 8:00pm

Hallelujah!
The world's most authentic HAPPY MONDAYS tribute band are on their merry way to The Continental, recapturing the vibrancy of those baggy Madchester hedonistic nineties. The ultimate tribute to this iconic act!

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Sunday, 17 February 2019 - 2:00pm

Sunday Afternoon Big Band! The multi award-winning LANCASHIRE YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA, led by Musical Director Stuart Grills, has performed with many national and internationally known musicians such as Kenny Baker, Georgie Fame, Digby Fairweather and Alan Barnes. The band performs popular Big Band music across the whole spectrum and will be fronted by both a male and female vocal lead at this concert.

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 8:00pm

PERFORMED BY R M LLOYD PARRY. Nunkie Theatre Company present a gripping retelling of two of the eeriest and most entertaining tales from the master of the English ghost story.
"Robert Lloyd Parry restores the charm and pleasure of the original tales with his excellent and convincing storytelling." - Cambridge Evening News

Theatre | Literature
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 8:00pm

Lioness provide an authentic tribute to the precocious talent, featuring TV’s ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ finalist and ‘X Factor’ contestant Emma Wright as Amy Winehouse, plus a full backing band to recreate the authentic sound of this heady mix of jazz, soul and pop. With a full stage show showcasing the talent of this songstress will take you on a journey through the emotional roller-coaster of her song writing, guaranteed to have you singing and dancing along throughout the entire show/

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Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 7:30pm

Featuring four piece band:
Michael Chapman- Guitar
BJ Cole -Pedal Steel guitar
Sarah Smout – Cello
Bridget St. John – vocal
For the first time ever MICHAEL CHAPMAN be playing new album TRUE NORTH in its entirety with a band that includes a cellist and pedal steel player.

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Friday, 29 March 2019 - 8:00pm

Since 1997, COLD FLAME presented a full-blown tribute show which has earned them the reputation as being one of the leading JETHRO TULL tribute acts. The tribute show as performed over the last 19 years, has seen the band headline indoor and outdoor shows, rock festivals and blues clubs both across the UK and Europe.

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Saturday, 30 March 2019 - 8:00pm

The Continental is excited to welcome back the legend that is DAMO SUZUKI. Damo is best known for his stint as frontman of legendary Krautrock / psych act CAN on their most celebrated brace of albums; Soundtracks, Tago Mago, Ege Bamyasi and Future Days - he also features heavily on The Lost Tapes, released in 2012. Join him here with 'sound carriers' TERO KULERO and special guests PILL FANGS!

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