The planning and preparations for any upcoming event won’t come without its stresses. From finding the perfect setting, to organising a place to stay for guests travelling from further afield, there’s a lot to decide on for a Preston party. And with so many unique venues and exciting things to do in this vibrant city, it can be hard to choose!

At Lancashire PA Hire, we love throwing a party! That’s why in today’s post, our helpful guide covers everything from stunning settings to atmospheric entertainment – so you can rest assured that your upcoming event will be one you won’t forget. So if you’re searching for a large function room or a magnificent wedding venue, Preston really has got it all!


Party and wedding venues in Preston

  • Samlesbury Hall: This 14th century manor house and gardens is no doubt the perfect location for any special occasion. A haven of history, Samlesbury Hall’s half-timbered black and white medieval façade is sure to wow each guest as they draw up on the drive. As well as catering options of a buffet or seated dining for 150 people, this unique stately home boasts a cosy, oak paneled bar that’s available into the early hours – perfect for an extra-special celebration. So whether it’s a big birthday or you’re tying the knot, Samlesbury Hall is at the top of the list of stunning Preston wedding venues and function rooms
  • The Continental: With a range of six changing ales, an exclusively brewed house beer and artisan ciders, The Continental is the perfect place for a tasteful ‘do’. Only the highest quality fresh regional foods are served up in this traditional pub-come-arts venue. Known as the choice indie culture venue, this Preston pub is host to its own cinema, theatre and music venue – as well as new and exciting events each week in the dedicated arts space. So whether you’re mad about real ale or want your party setting to be among the best arts scene in Preston, choose The Continental for your next event
  • The Walton Arms: Regularly hosting a night dedicated to Northern Soul and Tamla Motown music, The Walton Arms’ mod scene makes it one of the most unique music venues in Preston. With two function rooms and a ground floor bar, you can rest assured that your guests will be grooving on the dance floor into the early hours. Previously the School Lane Club, The Walton Arms pub is the perfect choice for a party that’s sure to be remembered

Party and wedding entertainment: Preston


Whether you need a professional DJ, a mobile disco or a state-of-the-art sound-system for your party venue, Preston-based firm Lancashire PA Hire are here for you. Wherever you’re holding your event, we’ll deliver and set up all the equipment that you need, and our experts will guide you through everything you need to know – making sure your event goes off without a hitch. Looking for some help to create a killer soundtrack? Or are you in need of a professional Lancashire wedding DJ? Preston or further afield, our friendly team are more than happy to handle the atmosphere so you can enjoy hosting your event. With Lancashire PA Hire supplying the sound, you can tick entertainment off your to-do list.

Things to do in Preston

As if your party wasn’t already exciting enough with a mobile disco and DJ, Preston boasts an array of activities to entertain your guests. Arrive in style on a 16-seater party bus or enjoy an afternoon of champagne and stunning views from the sky in a hot air balloon before dancing the night away at your private function. Explore Preston’s rich history at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery or go ghost-hunting in a medieval stately home. Whether your guests can only make the evening event or are staying for the weekend, there’s certainly plenty of things to see and do in Preston.

Planning for your party to go off with a bang? Now you’ve got the venue and accommodation sorted, it’s time to create an amazing atmosphere. Whether you hire a DJ or mobile disco, Preston is the perfect place for a party that’s sure to be remembered. Tick entertainment off your list of things to do by getting in touch today. Drop us a line at or call our friendly team on 07799 898 172 for your perfect party package!