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

Preston Pride of Place project: What is lining the walls?

The Friargate gallery and two of the items now inside it A gallery celebrating all things Preston is coming to the end of its stay in the city centre. Preston Pride of Place Project took over an empty shop unit in […]

7 months ago
Future of the Harris Museum: YOU ask your questions to Jon Finch

Your chance to quiz the main man at the Harris Museum Standing proudly over the Flag Market for generations the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is a Preston institution. But how should it adapt for the 21st century? Jon Finch has […]

7 months ago
Giant Preston illustration in St George’s Shopping Centre to mark 50 years

Have you seen the illustration within the St George's centre? An enormous illustration containing major Preston landmarks has been unveiled inside a city shopping centre. Chris Murphy has created the drawing which covers some 82foot and includes the Harris, St […]

7 months ago
Derelict Springs in Preston: A HUG in the Harris and Michelin star chef at Bruccianis

Performances may take place in unusual surroundings Pop up performances by artists across Preston are due to surprise and delight during April. Derelict Springs sees theatre, music and poetry performed in venues across the city. Described as […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Korova poetry night in date change due to venue refurb

Inside the Korova bar A monthly poetry night is moving from its usual slot on the last Wednesday of the month at Korova arts and cafe bar. Vivienne Hanna Artt and Mike Barlow headline […]

7 months ago
The Expanded City to explore Preston’s suburban boundaries before new homes are built

A familiar sight around the edges of Preston How will Preston be once thousands of new homes and miles of new roads are built to its North West? An arts project is to explore how ‘The Expanded City’ is […]

7 months ago
University shop to host free knitting classes in new Preston city centre shop

Knitwear at a Preston Market stall Pic: Tony Worrall Are you a keen knitter, or want to know where to take your first stitch? Preston’s university is running its first sessions as its new In The City shop. On […]

7 months ago
What should happen to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery?

The Harris Museum was opened in 1893 Pic: Tony Worrall The people of Preston, and beyond, are being asked what they would like to see at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. The new man in charge of the building, […]

8 months ago
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