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This category relates to all things to do with arts in Preston.

Help take the story of Preston’s Suffragette to the stage

Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall One of the UK’s forgotten suffragette’s could be marked at the Edinburgh […]

2 weeks ago
Preston artist to appear in celeb painting show on Sky Arts

Sally Dyer in action Sally Dyer in action A Preston artist is appearing on TV this week doing some painting under pressure. Sally Dyer is competing to be Portrait Artist of the Year on […]

2 weeks ago
Creepy new theatre show set in pitch blackness comes to Preston

Fiction is a fully immersive experience Fiction is a fully immersive experience An audio dreamscape is coming to Preston as a new immersive theatre show takes place. Following Fuel Theatre’s show inside a shipping container on […]

2 weeks ago
Show exploring complexity of human relationships coming to Preston

Tonight I'm Gonna Be The New Me being performed Pic: David Monteith A play exploring how our relationships are nothing like what you see in the movies is coming to Preston. Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me is the first in […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement What we made of Martin Creed at the Harris

Be happy? Another of Creed's exhibitions The temporary sign for the Harris as part of Creed’s work Pic: Paul Melling On Wednesday evening my son and I caught sight of Martin Creed’s Work no 203: EVERYTHING […]

3 weeks ago
Neon sign turned on at Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Will it? Pic: Paul Melling A Turner prize-winning artist’s work has been emblazoned across the front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Everything Is Going To Be Alright is beaming down from the grade-I […]

4 weeks ago
Neon sign hoisted into place on the Harris

The sign being put in place at the Harris Pic: Benjamin Wareing The long awaited, and at times controversial art installation of a giant neon sign brandishing the phrase: “EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT” has finally been placed on the front […]

1 month ago
Historic book collections at the Harris at heart of lottery bid

Down a narrow flight of stairs and along a damp corridor there’s something Prestonians rarely get to see. The basement of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is kept away […]

2 months ago
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