Meditation In Preston & Lancashire

Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre runs weekly meditation classes throughout Preston and Lancashire. The main Meditation Centre is based in at 38 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU, with branch classes being held in Chorley, Lowton and Ormskirk.

These classes are open to anyone, no previous experience is necessary.

What Happens At A Meditation Class

Classes begin with a relaxing breathing meditation, then feature a talk on a topic based on Buddha’s teachings, and end with a guided meditation. People are welcome to stay after the class for a drink and a chat.

You do not have to be a Buddhist to attend – these classes in Lancashire are open to anyone and everyone.

Chairs and cushions are provided in the meditation room.

Classes are £5, and there is no need to book beforehand – just come along whenever you want to.

When Are The Classes Held In Lancashire

The classes are held weekly, with term breaks at Christmas, February Half-Term, Easter, the Summer and October Half-Term.

The Preston Venue

Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre is located about 5 minutes walk from Preston Train Station at 38 West Cliff, PR1 8HU. There is the beautiful Avenham Park only a few minutes walk away, with the usual City Centre facilities about 10 minutes walk away.

Classes are held on a Monday night, Thursday morning, Thursday night, Friday lunchtime and on a Saturday – for more details click here or go on the drop-down menu for Preston.


Thursday evenings at 7.30pm-9pm (£5)
Galloway’s, 1a Farrington Street, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1DX


Wednesday evenings at 7pm-8.30pm (£5), from 18th April
Straw Bale Cafe, Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Road, Orrell, WN5 7BG


Monday evenings at 7.30pm-9pm (£5)
Brookside, Aughton Street (near Morrisons), Ormskirk, L39 3BH

‘When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within. This feeling of contentment and well-being helps us to cope with the busyness and difficulties of daily life.’

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso