Weird – Review

A quick précis of the 9 stories told for Halloween weekend at Spark Preston X. Thanks everyone for a weirdly wonderful Spark, where we learned:* How to deal with curious children* What to do when propositioned in Paris* Where the…



Our last Spark Preston for 2016 will be on Friday 25 November at Ham & Jam Coffee Shop at 7.30pm. The theme title is CELEBRATION, so come and listen to others’ tales or share your story!

Spark Preston IX – PRIDE – Review

A whole host of fabulous and varied shows and exhibitions took place in the Lancashire Encounter weekend in which SPARK PRESTON was delighted to play a part. As a one-off, Spark was bookended by music from Ribble City V, where…

SPARK PRESTON X - WEIRD - Saturday 29 October

SPARK PRESTON X – WEIRD – Saturday 29 October

In the run up to Halloween, we thought WEIRD would be a good theme for the evening. Start getting your thinking caps on and practicing your stories! Once again, Richard and his friendly staff at Ham & Jam will be…



Following on from the success of SPARK Preston VIII at Ham & Jam Coffee Shop, we’re delighted to announce that SPARK Preston IX is back at the same venue as a part of Lancashire Encounter on Saturday 24th September 2016…

SPARK Preston VIII, August 2016 - TROUBLE - review

SPARK Preston VIII, August 2016 – TROUBLE – review

SPARK PRESTON VIII TROUBLE Ham & Jam – 26 August 2016 We’re delighted with the success of our revived Spark event in Preston this evening in our new venue, Ham and Jam. We had lots of stories told on the…

Spark Preston VIII – Returning soon!

To Ham & Jam Café at Lancaster Road in August 2016. The theme will be TROUBLE.

Ham & Jam Coffee Shop - Lancaster Rd

Ham & Jam Coffee Shop – Lancaster Rd

After a year in hibernation, Spark Preston is looking forward to a relaunch with the theme of ‘TROUBLE’  on the evening of 26 August – this is to be confirmed but it’s looking good! Have you been in trouble? What…