BRINGING JAZZ ALIVE IN PRESTON

CLUB 53

 

Brook Street, Preston, PR1 7HN

Club 53, just off Fylde Road on Brook Street, is the studio auditorium in UCLan's award-winning 53 Degrees. All University car parks will be free at the weekend for the Festival - the closest to the venue is on Victoria Street. 

THE FERRET

55 Fylde Rd, Preston, PR1 2XQ

The Ferret, on Fylde Road opposite 53 Degrees, is one of the most popular live music venues in the northwest of England and has excellent gig facilities. The Ferret also serves excellent food and is highly recommended for pre-show meals close to Club 53. All university car parks will be free during the evening when festival gigs are on campus - there is a car park behind the Ferret (accessed via Kirkham Street) and a car park on Victoria Street nearby.

THE NEW CONTINENTAL

South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JP

 

The 'Conti' is a popular arts and music festival on South Meadow Lane just outside of Preston's city centre. If you are new to Preston we recommend driving or taking a taxi - the Conti is about 5 minutes drive from the railway station. If you do know Preston, you can walk to the venue through Preston's beautiful Avenham park, which takes about 15 minutes. Parking and food are available at the venue.

MEDIA FACTORY AND GREENBANK LECTURE THEATRE

Kirkham Street, Preston, PR1 2XQ

 

The University's state-of-the-art Media Factory is on Kirkham Street. The Greenbank Building is nearby just off Victoria Street. During the day there is pay-and-display parking on Victoria Street.

HARRIS MUSEUM AND PRESTON FLAG MARKET

Some of our events will be held outdoors celebrating Preston's new and innovative Flag Market and indoors at Preston's historic Harris Museum - both right in the middle of the city centre. The flag market is next to the museum. The area is pedestrianised but there is Pay and display parking is available throughout the city. 

WINCKLEY SQUARE

 

Winckley Square in Preston will play host to the triumphant return of Preston's legendary Jazz in the Park festival. There is no parking on the square but there is a large car park nearby behind the Fishergate Centre next to the railway station.

BISTROT PIERRE

 

The Church, 83B Fishergate Preston, PR1 2NJ

Bistrot Pierre, located on Preston's Fishergate, is a relatively new addition to Preston's fine dining scene. It celebrates French Cuisine in an environment rich in ambience. Perfect for dinner, drinks and tasteful music. The closest car park is behind the Fishergate Centre near the railway station. The festival concert is for diners only and booking is recommended - to reserve a table call 01772 554960

SOUNDSKILLS

 

Soundskills is a Creative Community Centre in the middle of the Brookfield estate in Preston, PR2 6UE.

The Festival is sponsored by the Arts Council, the University of Central Lancashire, the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries and the Creative Arts Development Group. We are partners with the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Festival, the Preston Caribbean Carnival and Making a Mark and we are supported by Preston City Council. (c) 2018 UCLan