William T Richards, After A Gale, 1903

New exhibition brings the sea to Preston

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery brings a new free exhibition to the city this summer Making Waves: Art Inspired by the Sea will bring a bit of the coast to the heart of Preston. Exploring challenges faced by artists when capturing this transient and unpredictable subject matter on canvas, the exhibition celebrates seafaring art in watercolour, print, ceramic, and on film. Making Waves draws […]

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Preston Bus Station at sunset

Poetic Summer Solstice over Preston Bus Station

If you like poetry based in Preston you will like the work of Lorna Smithers. Lorna is poet and lives in Penwortham. Her work is inspired by the history of the local area and landscapes. She is also interested and writes about British mythology, folk and Faerie lore. A regular performer at festivals and literary events, she also lead walks, give talks and run creative […]

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Icarus from the Mechanical Air workshop

Towards Breath – a Hypergraphics workshop at Oxheys Mill.

The Towards Breath workshop is being held in Preston at Oxheys Mill Studios on Saturday 28th June. Mechanical Air is a Hyper Graphic Score – a ground-breaking system for the notation and composition of Music Art Performance. The system allows for multiple disciplines to combine and collaborate. Music, sound, visual arts, text, dance all come together to explore a range of ideas and approaches. The workshop is […]

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SoundBytes Music Conference returns to Preston

SoundBytes and Un-Convention returns to Preston to bring a very special two-day event to the city. The two days will try to build on the previous events staged in 2011 and 2012 in the city, each of which saw nearly 200 local artists, promoters, labels and industry professionals gather together to discuss careers in music. Day one on Friday 18 July take place at Cotton […]

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Left in Preston food competition opens

Left in Preston, a website that shows creative talent from the City of Preston, is asking for new contributions to be in with a chance of winning a prize. They have opened a food competition running from June to July this year. Up for grabs are vouchers to the value of £40 to use at the fabulous Duk Pond restaurant in Preston. Submit your own […]

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New work in Preston from renowned Street Artist D7606 

New street art by prolific urban artist D7606 has been seen in Preston The highly distinctive works feature iconic female celebrities from the past superimposed against classic British icons, such as phone and post boxes. His work at the moment is known as paste-up although his does dabble with stencils. These are paper works of art and incidentally, also available to buy on his website […]

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