A first look at the Preston Tringe Festival programme has been released. Now in its sixth year the event sees a mix of music, comedy and theatre being performed at venues across the city. Three venues are currently signed up to feature shows from acts. The Continental, Korova and Adelphi are the three lead venues for the festival which starts on Friday 10 October. Festival […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
The world of sci-fi is coming to Preston during October and November. Film screenings are taking place at secret locations as part of the Days of Fear and Wonder film festival. Billed as Future Preston Tours the likes of Tron, Logan’s Run and E.T. are to be screened at venues in the city. They Eat Culture, who are organising the screenings, are working with the […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A colourful celebration of Chinese culture took place on Preston’s Flag Market on Sunday afternoon. The event included: – Demonstrations of Tai Chi and Chinese dance, plus the chance to have a go – A Chinese tea ceremony and taste different teas – Hear Chinese opera and listen to Chinese music – Attend a Chinese language taster session – Try your hand at Chinese calligraphy […]4 months ago by Paul Melling Share Want to promote your local business? Want to promote your local business?
A Preston fashionistas journey to Hollywood is mapped in a new exhibition at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Marian Clayden, who was born in the city in 1937 but became famous in the United States, took her love of textile art around the world. In A Dyer’s Journey Through Art and Fashion there is a rretrospectiveof her career as an artist. It celebrates her […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Preston’s fringe festival is on the lookout for new talent. The Preston Tringe is celebrating its fifth year in October and wants to see other new acts performing. Sam Buist, festival founder, said: “Preston Tringe is an exciting mix of drama, comedy, dance, music, magic and more, performed in various venues across Preston. “It’s a free to enter, open-access performance festival that runs in a […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A week long festival with arts and music across the city starts on Saturday. The Open Mind festival has a number of events aimed at helping the mental heath and wellbeing of Preston. It runs for a week with free events apart from one performance by the One Voice Community Choir which is a ticketed event. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, said: “This […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share