Brighten up your Monday with spring birds and flowers....and shopping!

Here's five things to do today

Monday, 2nd March 2020, 6:00 am
Find out what it was like shopping in Victorian Preston, tonight with Preston Historical Society. Photo Robert Pateson

Craft Fair

The new monthly craft fair is back in Preston city centre today.

On the first Monday of every month, 10am-1pm, there will be a range of stalls set up inside the Central Methodist Church, in Lune Street. The fair will be offering a unique mix of products including hand made gifts and crafts, Body Shop products, scarves, jewellery, confectionery and wax melts. Plus there is a cafe for a cuppa and a slice of cake.

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Entry to the fair is free and there is a tombola or raffle raising funds for the Samaritans and the Space Centre.

There’s more information at www.fairydust-events.co.uk.

Shopping in Victorian Preston

Stephen Sartin will present the Victorian retail experience in Preston tonight at Church of St George the Martyr. Open from 7.15pm, all are welcome, entry is £3. See www.facebook.com/PrestonHistoricalSociety for more.

Preston Society: Birdwatching & Natural History

Preston Society, Birdwatching and Natural History meets every Monday, 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham. Tonight’s subject is ‘Why Birds Flock (and other intriguing behaviours explained)’. £3 on the door, all welcome. Call 07713 975321.

Whist & Dominoes

If your brain cells are in need some exercise during these winter days, join in with a few games of whist and dominoes, tonight from 7.30pm at Knowle Green Village Hall. It’s just £3 including tea and biscuits. Call 01254 878447 for more.

Styled Spring Workshop

Learn how to make a pretty table centrepiece using bright spring colours today with Flower Club Myerscough. Join them at the college in Bilsborrow from 1.30pm. It costs £15 or £10 for NAFAS members. Call 01995 642138 or 01995 642230 to book.

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