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Russell Watson show at Preston Guild Hall now rescheduled

Russell Watson is too ill to perform The cancelled Russell Watson show at the Charter Theatre in Preston Guild Hall has now been successfully rescheduled. The new date for the show is Wednesday, August 3. If you […]

8 months ago
Local author wins book of the year for Lancashire-set debut

Andrew Michael Hurley’s Lancashire-set debut novel has been named book of the year at the British Book Industry awards. The Loney, dubbed “a gothic masterpiece” by The Guardian,  was originally […]

8 months ago
The Oddity to bring modern twist on The Odyssey to New Continental

An ancient story is set to brought before modern audiences in Preston. The Oddity is a contemporary exploration of The Odyssey and is based around a girl called Tilly. She […]

8 months ago
Preston artist nominated in national awards for Deerhart exhibition

Yvonne is one half of an artistic duo nominated for a national prize A Preston poet and lecturer has seen her work nominated for a national literature prize. Yvonne Reddick, who works at the University of Central Lancashire, and multimedia artist Diana Zwibach, […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement How woolly body parts are being stitched together in Preston

Enid Bosworth, Pat Morris and Olive Appleby with their handiwork The sound of knitting needles is echoing through a city shopping centre twice a week thanks to a new university initiative. Volunteers are using wool to bring science to life […]

9 months ago
Preston asked to help create the ultimate power ballad

The Eggs Collective are described as sharp, comic and politically motivated Pic: Lee Baxter What would a power ballad about Preston be like? Artists Eggs Collective bring their Caravan of Love to ask Prestonians for help in working out a song for the city. […]

9 months ago
A summer of the arts for families on Preston Flag Market?

The Flag Market is expected to see a riot of art and performance throughout the summer Pics: Tony Worrall Preston’s Flag Market is to become a showcase for artists from the city and beyond. An open invite to the artistic community has been launched by Preston City Council. Up […]

9 months ago
Renee Knight and Fiona Barton to visit Waterstones Preston

Fiona Barton and Renee Knight Crime fiction fans can meet two of the genre’s highest profile authors in Preston on Thursday. Renee Knight and Fiona Barton, are visiting Waterstones in Fishergate. Both authors are to […]

9 months ago
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