Arts

peter pan

Auditions to be held for Peter Pan musical

Auditions for a musical version of Peter Pan will be held at the Guild Hall on Sunday, December 14. Chosen candidates will join a professional cast playing the parts of Lost Boys, Indians and other roles from the iconic story. Most exciting of all, the roles of Tinkerbell, John and Michael will all be available to talented youngsters. It’s a great opportunity for young talent […]

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery faces onto the Flag Market

Nine things you might have missed when visiting Harris Museum and Art Gallery

A visit to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston always turns up something new and interesting. Next time you visit see if you can find the following nine items that might offer some surprises or new insights. 1. A painting by Jack the Ripper? On the stairs between the first and second floors you will find a painting, ‘Two women’ by Walter Sickert, […]

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harrisopen

Harris Open Exhibition: Public work to adorn the walls in annual tradition

I’ve just finished preparing two pieces of photography for the Harris Open Exhibition. I have long enjoyed taking photos, usually of friends or family but never thought I had any real talent. It was something of a hobby, a way of remembering nights out and events. Over the past couple of years I have turned my lense towards landscapes, attempting to capture the beauty in […]

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Nathaniel Mellors (centre) collecting his prize

Nathaniel Mellors to use Preston Bus Station as backdrop after winning arts prize

Preston Bus Station is to play a starring role in a new arts production by Nathaniel Mellors. Mellors won the Contemporary Arts Society Annual Award in conjunction with the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. He gets £40,000 to create his artwork which is to combine fiction, sculpture, performance and film inside the Bus Station. Mellors said: “The support and faith in my work that this […]

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Ed-Sheeran

Watch: Ed Sheeran performing at The Ferret in 2011

Ed Sheeran will play a huge gig at Wembley Stadium in 2015. The singer-songwriter has come a long way from when he performed at The Ferret in 2011. The show was a warm-up for his Festival Republic Stage performances at Reading & Leeds festival. A-Team had just been released and so the show was sold-out and one of the busiest the venue has ever see. […]

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Tron

Future Preston Tours presents TRON at 53 Degrees on November 29

Tron will be showed at 53 Degrees on November 29. The cult-classic sci-fi film will be presented by Future Preston Tours and They Eat Culture. The screening will come as part of a tour that begins at Preston Bus Station and explores the film, 80’s computer games and an interactive performance. There will also be a bar and live music. This follows a screening of […]

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