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Late Night at the Harris in Preston

Posted on - 4th May, 2013 - 10:29am | Author - | Posted in - Events

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Preston’s Harris Museum is taking part in the national Museums at Night festival, on Friday 17 May.

The Harris will open its doors from 5 until 9pm in the evening to host a number of live music performances, workshops and competitions linked to their exhibitions and collections.

All of the Harris Museum exhibitions and galleries will also be open.

One of the special events promised is titled intriguingly ‘The World’s Longest Embroidery’ The Harris say ‘at over 605 metres long, everyone is welcome to come along and add a stitch or two to this record-breaking textile. Don’t worry if you can’t thread a needle – there’ll be expert advice on hand.’

There will also be a Upcycling workshop (from something old, create something new and beautiful to take home with you – run by UP! Project in partnership with the charity Emmaus), an opportunity to have a go at making carnival masks and a
chance to handle objects from the Harris’ collections and have a guess what they are.

Blaze lounge @ the Harris will provide music from the Blaze young people’s project Supported by More Music and Blaze and The Old Lamb and Flag will be performing original songs based on Preston’s history in the Discover Preston gallery.

Sounds like a great opportunity to unwind from the working week.

Admission is free

Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP

Telephone 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)

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