Arts

Oxheys Mill Studios on Brook Street

Pop up art market by Oxheys Mill Studios on the Flag Market

Oxheys Mill Studios hosts a pop up art market on the Flag Market as part of its third birthday celebrations. The artist-run studio brings workshops and the chance to browse and buy artwork by local artists. An open exhibition is also taking place at their studios on Brook Street as part of the event. The market runs from 10am to 5pm and is free to […]

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The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling

Word Festival to take place at The Continental

A one-day writing festival is coming to a pub and venue in Preston. The Continental hosts the Word Festival on Saturday 20 September. It brings together talks from a number of authors who will offer their advice and insight into their work. On the line-up is one of the best selling young adult writers Joseph Delaney who is author of the Spooks Series. Conrad Jones […]

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Performing out of their flat window

Watch UCLan graduate perform spontaneous song which brought Edinburgh Fringe to a standstill

A graduate from a Preston university is part of a group who have performed a spontaneous song which gathers crowd above Oz bar in Edinburgh. ‘Now You Know’ Theatre company are performing at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time with ‘I love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change’, originally written by James Hammerstien. They were rehearsing for a free show on the Royal Mile which would […]

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In pictures: Flag market comes alive for Revival event

Preston’s historic flag market hosted a range of attractions with music, food, vintage and modern stalls, children’s rides and an art ‘flash-mob’ to entertain city centre shoppers and visitors. The event on Saturday was described as a day of celebration which was also helping to support the Lancashire Mind charity. The pavement art slowly developed on the flags in front of the Harris Museum and […]

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Live Music Stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival

Back at the Continental Pub & Riverside Cafe this weekend, the music stage at the Riverside Vintage Festival. Riverside Vintage is a handmade and vintage fair held next to the river on beautiful Avenham park in Preston. The fairs take place once every couple of months. This weekend they have a tremendous lineup of free entertainment for your enjoyment. Fantastic acts booked to play and […]

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PYT with Peter Pan - 1

Great success for Preston Youth Theatre in Peter Pan Production

Avenham and Miller Parks were awash with pirates, lost boys and a fairy last weekend as the Preston Youth Theatre performed the premiere of their latest production of Peter Pan. Although the weather on Saturday was rather inclement, the young performers did not let that affect the performance in anyway whatsoever and like true professionals they carried on regardless. Throughout the performance the audience was led from […]

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