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

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 […]

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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 […]

4 weeks ago
Harris project including ‘new entrance’ has huge lottery bid tabled

The Harris Museum faces a very different future Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston’s grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery has taken a next step in its multi-million pound future. First opened in 1893 the biggest revamp of the building ever planned […]

1 month ago
Preston authors pen a collection of seasonal stories

The Seasonal Shorts book has been doing well in the Amazon charts A group of Preston authors have pulled their creativity together to release a selection of short Christmas stories. Seasonal Shorts is an anthology of 26 short stories and poems collated […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement What was the Lancashire Encounter worth to Preston?

A three-day arts festival in Preston is due to return in 2018 – and has been praised by artists and visitors alike. The Lancashire Encounter ran in September and included […]

2 months ago
Five things sure to catch your eye at the Harris Open

Ooooo errr! As always, this years annual Open exhibition at Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery is an exciting and inspiring mix of more than 400 exhibits of mixed media, materials, quality, and […]

2 months ago
Everything Is Going To Be Alright to beam down from the Harris

The neon sign in place in Hackney, East London This is the message Prestonians are to be told for five months beaming down on them on the Flag Market. Plans have been lodged to add a temporary giant neon artwork […]

2 months ago
Alternative Christmas Market to run at Preston’s Indoor Market

Vintage stalls are to take over the Indoor Market An alternative Christmas market is to take place during the run up to the festive season in Preston. Taking place in the upper market at Preston Indoor Market there will be […]

2 months ago
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