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Preston Christmas Lights switch on: Myth of Unity join Alesha Dixon on the line-up

Myth of Unity hail from the Fylde Local act Myth of Unity have joined Alesha Dixon on the bill at the Christmas Lights Switch On 2015. Taking place at Fishergate on Saturday, November 14, the event will […]

6 months ago
Musica Lirica to bring Puccini’s Tosca to Preston Minster in November

Musica Lirica Header Musica Lirica Opera presents Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, sung in English, rather than Italian, with orchestra at 4 North West venues in its short Autumn tour.  This evergreen opera will […]

6 months ago
‘1715’ Free Family Friendly Events Mark the Anniversary of the Last Battle on English Soil

1715 twitter icon 300 years ago the last battle on English soil took place. In November 1715, Jacobite and Government armies fought on the streets of Preston, building barricades and setting fire to […]

6 months ago
Coining it! Harris Museum and Art Gallery wins national award for coin collection

Viking coins from the Cuerdale Hoard are some of the Harris' treasured possessions Coin collection work at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery has won national recognition. The museum houses 12,500 coins and has been awarded with the Collections Trust Award for its […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Paper dresses to pottery: UCLan students show off creative work at free exhibition

Xinyun Jiang with her dresses Artwork by more than 50 students at the University of Central Lancashire has gone on display to the public. Fashion, design, illustration and animation students are running their annual exhibition. […]

7 months ago
Left in Preston’s submission call for digital anthology

dear Left in Preston was founded in 2012 by Kirsty Higginson, and is a vibrant platform showcasing the creative talent from the cobbled streets of Preston. The website is dedicated to […]

7 months ago
Brighton band The Wtyches to make debut at The Ferret

The Wytches will be performing in Preston as part of their UK headline tour The Wytches, a three-piece surf-psych band from Brighton, will be performing at The Ferret for the first time next month. The gig at The Ferret will mark a date on […]

7 months ago
Lancashire libraries are hosting hours of half-term fun-filled activities

museum-lancs If you’re struggling for ways to keep the kids entertained this half-term holiday, look no further as Lancashire libraries are hosting a week full of events for all. Various activities […]

7 months ago
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