This category relates to all things to do with arts in Preston.

Preston author’s second major crime novel based in the city is released

Mark features the Bus Station on the front cover of his novel A teacher from Preston is revealing the grittier side to the city in his latest crime novel. Mark Tierney’s detective DI Michael Traynor returns for a second story set in […]

10 months ago
Times are changing (slightly) at the Harris

Christmas tree outside the Harris Pic: Keith Sergeant Culture is to be available for slightly longer in Preston at its landmark museum and library. The Harris is opening slightly later on Mondays as part of new hours which […]

10 months ago
Sir Tom Finney tribute show to be performed at Charter Theatre

Magic of the Movies is the spectacular variety show dedicated to Sir Tom Finney that is coming to Preston’s Charter Theatre on Saturday 19th November at 7pm. The show is being […]

10 months ago
What Prestonians asked Jon Finch about Harris Museum plans

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market As a major revamp of the Harris is unveiled, we asked the man behind it to explain more. Blog Preston readers had the chance to quiz Jon Finch who is […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chance to get arty in Fishwick and St Matthews

Children from schools in Fishwick have been getting a mini carnival ready Pics: ArtFull A colourful celebration of Fishwick and St Matthews is to take place in early November. The Big Local Art Celebration gives residents the chance to share the wealth of creativity […]

10 months ago
Harris Museum changes: Chance to have YOUR questions answered

Jon Finch answering your questions about the Harris From a new front entrance to an eye-catching £15m being ploughed in there’s a lot planned for the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. We’ll be joining the man in charge of […]

10 months ago
Giant animal chess and light up dresses on display in Preston

Animal chess. Yes, really. An eclectic mix of light up dresses, hand carved art and a giant animal chess set are taking over part of Preston’s university. Free to look around the work of […]

10 months ago
This is how the Harris Museum may look in the future

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market The Harris Museum may never look the same again as bold new plans for the listed building have been unveiled. Ambitious plans costing £15million are being submitted and the way […]

10 months ago
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