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

Foodbank art installation to be created on the Flag Market

A large-scale artwork highlighting the rising use of foodbanks in Preston and Lancashire is to be made on the city’s Flag Market. Making A Mark brings together artists and makes […]

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How you could see a Turner Prize winning artist doing their thing

Lubaina Himid Lubaina Himid Preston’s Turner Prize winning artist will be taking up residency in the Harris for a day. Lubaina Himid, whose Hard Times exhibition is on display, is joining the […]

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UCLan young writers’ competition seeks next J K Rowling

Northern Young Adults Literary Festival group A competition to find the next J.K. Rowling is being launched by the University of Central Lancashire. Budding young writers are invited to submit […]

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How you can vote for this Preston book to win international award

The Cold Bath Street launch - Wayne Noble, lecturer in digital publishing, UCLan Associate Professor of Publishing and Head of the Publishing House Debbie Williams, A.J. Hartley, Publishing graduates Brionee Fenlon and Sam Johnson and MA Fine Art student Janet Pickering A ghostly thriller set in the haunted tunnels of Preston is up for an international accolade in The Dead Good Reader Awards. Cold Bath Street by Preston-born A.J. Hartley has […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Harris rooftop views for Preston’s first InstaMeet in stunning tour

No filter was needed as Preston’s first InstaMeet took place in and outside the city’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Bathed in glorious, and unusual sunshine, more than 30 amateur […]

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What to expect at this year’s Lancashire Encounter festival

Processions, huge choirs and much more are being planned for this year’s Lancashire Encounter. The biennial arts festival takes over the city for three days in September. Following last year’s […]

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Here’s what’s on at Preston Flag Market for summer 2018

The city’s Flag Market is becoming a hub of events during the summer – from comic heroes to a celebration of Preston’s Asian community. Summer Saturdays mean there’s something happening […]

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Riot of sound coming to Flag Market for Harris Live Outdoors

Renegade Brass Band performing Renegade Brass Band performing Riotous, raucous and uninhibited fun is coming to Preston’s Flag Market to kick off June. Renegade Brass Band sees eight horns, two percussionists, a scratch DJ […]

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