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See what new hobbies tickle your fancy for 2020...

With a vast amount of colourful clubs and societies here in Preston, you're bound to find a hobby or topic to peak your interest. Whether you want to meet like-minded people or try something completely new, you'll find option after option dotted around the city.

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 for 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 Walks and Talks which combine walking with the opportunity to chat, listen, or just walk alongside people who understand. 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 Knit Wits Craft 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 Cinema Around the Corner Film Club for film fanatics as well as Preston Book Club for literature lovers and Worldwise International Book Club for those wanting to broaden their reading library.Nordic Walking with Dawn group at Formby Beach.

More clubs and societies

The choices don'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 for 2020.

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