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Pick up a New Hobby for 2022

Posted: 3 January 2022

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With a vast amount of colourful clubs and societies here in Preston, you're bound to find a hobby or topic to pique your interest.

Health and fitness

What better way to start the New Year than improving your fitness and enjoying the great outdoors. Preston is home to many walking clubs, suitable for all kinds of abilities and exploring routes in Preston and further afield.

Walking clubs and societies include:

You'll also find fantastic groups for support and improving your mental health, including Mental Health Mates Walk and Talks which combines walking with the opportunity to chat, listen, or just walk with like-minded people. Myplace also offers support for those suffering with mental health as part of an ecotherapy project.

Art and creative crafts

For both budding artists and professional artists, Preston Art Society is the perfect choice for those wanting to improve their skills or meet other local artists.

If photography is more your thing, Preston Photographic Society provides a network of both beginner and advanced photographers and enthusiasts.

Or, if you're looking to enhance your creative skills or learn something completely new, why not try a spot of knitting and join the The Knit Wits Craft Group, get stuck into some projects which benefit others with Grimsargh Yarn Group , or let your creativity bloom with some floristry with Preston Flower Club

Performance arts and culture

If you're looking to join a performing arts group then there are plenty choices, suiting all kinds of abilities. From coaching with your acting skills to full-blown performances, these clubs have all a performance-enthusiast needs.

Performance clubs and societies include:

If you're more for appreciating culture and the arts, you'll find Preston Book Group for literature lovers and Worldwise International Book Club for those wanting to broaden their reading library.

More clubs and societies

The fun doesn't stop there. From musical clubs such as Piano Meet to more niche and specialist interests, see what club and society you can discover and feed your hobby.

To see all clubs and societies in Preston view our Clubs and Societies Directory.

Upload your club or society

Share your Preston club or society with us by emailing Visit@Preston.gov.uk. 

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