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Classic ghost stories to be performed at The New Continental

Two classic ghost stories will be performed at The New Continental. This spooky event will send shivers down the spines of Prestonians on Thursday, March 5. The two classic stories, originally by M.R James, will be told in a one man show by Robert Lloyd Parry of Nunkie Theatre. He has been performing shows based on the stories of M.R James since 2005, with his resemblance […]

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Preston’s College showcased great musical talent at ‘Undistorted’ gig

  On 10 February 2015, Preston’s College Media Hub played host to years one and two level three students who performed their annual ‘Undistorted’ gig to a packed audience. There was real eclectic mix of musical styles and genre in all of the performances and it was obvious that musical skill was in abundance with these fabulous bands. Each band have individually released songs on iTunes and […]

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The Varieties exhibition to set the bar high at The Harris Museum

The Varieties will be opening at The Harris Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday, February 12. The exhibition features 10 regionally and nationally renowned artists, with work ranging from painting and performance to film and sculpture. There will also be objects from the Harris’ local history collection. The Varieties plays with the conventions of 19th and 20th century variety theatre. It draws on two influential […]

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They Eat Culture and New Continental to host Fairtrade film night

This month They Eat Culture host a Fairtrade film screening at The New Continental. The award winning documentary, A Small Act (2010), tells the story of a young Kenyan whose life drastically changes when a stranger sponsors him to get an education. The film is about the power of generosity and the global effect it can have. Director Jennifer Arnold has won awards and enjoyed […]

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Newly formed Front Row Theatre Company to perform premiere show at Preston Minster

Front Row Theatre Company is a brand new theatre company created by UCLan acting graduates. They will be performing the premiere production ‘Food For Thought’ at the Preston Minster in January. Actress, Abigail Ramsdale, said, “the ethos of Front Row is about making theatre accessible to all and that’s exactly what we are aiming to do. The company are currently in rehearsals for their tour which kicks off at St John’s […]

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The celebrated George Gilbert Scott Town Hall in all its former glory

Charlotte Berry to give a performance at Harris on George Gilbert Scott former Town Hall

Charlotte Berry, Deviser, Performer & Musician, is a fanatical enthusiast of the old former Town Hall designed by celebrated architect, George Gilbert Scott. The Town Hall was demolished in 1962 and was replaced on the same site by Crystal House which remains there today. Charlotte’s performance of 1947 Reflects Memories through the glass frames of the Harris Museum recreating Sir George Gilbert Scott’s Town Hall. The performance, […]

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