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Man responsible for ‘re-imagining the Harris’ is leaving

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery will need a new leader Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery will need a new leader Pic: Tony Worrall The man tasked with ‘Re-imagining the Harris’ has decided to take his dreams to Bristol. Jon […]

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Preston artist’s drawing of Avenham murder scene up for national prize

Joan Harrison by Mark Parkinson The drawing, titled Joan Harrison, has been shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize A Preston artist’s depiction of an Avenham murder scene has been shortlisted for a national drawing […]

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Watch as the Red Dream Parade goes through Preston

A tank and banner makes its way into Friargate past Wilco's Pic: Tom Costello A tank and banner makes its way into Friargate past Wilko’s Pic: Tom Costello A giant lobster, the sound of samba beats and women on stilts were just some of […]

3 days ago
Recap the three days of Lancashire Encounter Festival 2018

The Red Dream parade coming down Friargate Pic: Louise Hogg The Red Dream parade coming down Friargate Pic: Louise Hogg Three days of performances, workshops and an array of different and surprising events take over Preston for the return of […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement What to see on the Sunday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for the Encounter Flashmob dancers in Fishergate for last year’s Lancashire Encounter. Pic: Benjamin Wareing The grand finale of this year’s Lancashire Encounter takes place on Sunday 23 September. The finale will see memorable outdoor […]

3 days ago
Road closures confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival parade

Which roads will be closed during the Lancashire Encounter Festival have been confirmed. Preston City Council is hosting the biennial festival across three days in the city centre. It culminates […]

4 days ago
What to see on the Saturday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Rawtenstall Annual Fair Pic Horse + Bamboo Rawtenstall Annual Fair will be performed at Winckley Square Gardens Pic: Horse + Bamboo The Saturday line-up of Lancashire Encounter is packed with singing, theatre, installations and interactive activities – most […]

4 days ago
What to see on the Friday of 2018’s Lancashire Encounter Festival

Westernised! - Lancashire Encounter The Knotted Project’s performance of The Commuters takes place at The Harris Comics Gallery Lancashire Encounter returns to Preston this month to celebrate the cultural diversity in the county with […]

5 days ago
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