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Chinese Celebration Day to be held on Preston’s Flag Market

The culture of China is to be celebrated in Preston. Dancers, calligraphy workshops and Tai Chi take over the Flag Market later in September. The city council are holding the Chinese Celebration Day as part of a number of events to celebrate the diversity of Preston. The event includes: – Demonstrations of Tai Chi and Chinese dance, plus the chance to have a go – […]

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All kinds of art is to be on display at the UCLan masters exhibition

Preston student artists exhibit work to the public

Some of a Preston university’s most talented artists are exhibiting their work. A free exhibition by masters creative students at the University of Central Lancashire is taking place. Moving images, sculptures and photography combine in the free show of Fine Art degree students. Associate lecturer Claire Hope said: “It’s the first time we have showcased the work of final year and first year MA students […]

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Free talk at the Harris on Will Onda, Preston film maker extraordinaire

Emma Heslewood, the curator of history at the Harris Museum, will be delivering a free talk on Will Onda, film maker and acrobat of the early 20th century. The history of Will Onda, real name Hugh Rain, has been forefront in Emma’s work over the last few years and her research has brought to light many interesting facts of this Preston born film entertainment pioneer and […]

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Blaze Festival to take over Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is set to be overrun by youngsters from Friday. The annual Blaze Festival gives young people across the county a chance to get experience ahead of a career in the arts. Events include a portable projector screening the first three Indiana Jones films. The Blaze Lounge also comes to life with musuicians and bands from Preston and the local […]

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The Ferret to search for Last Band Standing in new competition

Local music venue The Ferret has begun it’s search for the next big thing. They have organised a competition called Last Band Standing which will try to find the best musical talent in Lancashire. Recently, the area has turned out some big name talent, including Rae Morris, Then Thickens and Darlia. Stuart Box, promoter for The Ferret, said: “The Ferret is the best venue in […]

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In pictures: Preston comes alive for community celebration day

The Flag Market in the city centre was the venue for music, dancing and culture as Preston once again put on a show to entertain the crowds. The Guild Time Capsule was on display and people could bring forward items to go in the capsule. Preston Mayor Nick Pomfret was on hand to add some official items to the capsule which will be opened again […]

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