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Free things to do in Preston this July

4 weeks ago

Free Family Events at Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston this July

Calling all bargain hunters and fairy tale Princess lovers! Fishergate Shopping Centre is serving up some amazing free events this July, so get ready to unleash your inner child!

Fairytale Princesses (Completely Free!)

First up, we’ve got a Royal Meet and Greet on Saturday, July 27th, from 11am to 3pm. Forget splashing out on overpriced palace tours – this is your chance to rub shoulders with royalty (well, the Disney kind)! The stunning Elsa (minus the questionable ice-making skills), the adventurous Ariel (who hopefully remembered her legs this time), and the spirited Rapunzel (sans tall tower) will be there to meet their biggest fans.

Picture this: your little ones beaming next to Elsa, demanding to “Let It Go” at the top of their lungs in the middle of Fishergate Shopping Centre. Sounds magical, right? Exactly! It’s a guaranteed recipe for amazing photo ops.

Polish those tiaras, dig out those princess dresses (or a slightly more practical t-shirt), and head down to Fishergate for an enchanting afternoon that won’t cost you a penny. Remember, these princesses will be appearing in separate sessions throughout the day, so there’ll be no royal rumble for your child’s attention.

Meet disney princesses

A Celebration of South Asian Culture

But wait, there’s more! If you’re looking for something a little less sparkly and a touch more sophisticated (though let’s be honest, who can resist a good princess?), there’s a fantastic exhibition of South Asian art and textiles happening on Level 2 from July 18th to August 17th.

This collaboration with the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is a chance to explore the rich tapestry of cultures that make Preston such a vibrant city. Immerse yourself in the beauty and traditions of South Asian art, and learn something new while you’re dodging the post-shopping crowds.

south asian

Photo credit: Asiana

So, this July head down to Fishergate Shopping Centre! There’s a world of free fun waiting, from meeting fairytale royalty to exploring the wonders of South Asian art. Just remember, escaping the clutches of Ariel’s autograph queue might require a bit more magic than a sprinkle of fairy dust!

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