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

Hidden Preston to be revealed during heritage days

Two of the places you can explore in September Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest festival of history and culture which gives public the chance to visit historic monuments and buildings, particularly those normally closed to them. Taking place […]

8 months ago
What does Wayne Hemingway have planned for the Harris Museum?

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall One of Britain’s top designers has been appointed to lead the redesign of Preston’s most iconic building. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is undergoing a ‘re-imagining’ to change how […]

8 months ago
How this painting of Preston was saved

John Jenkinson's painting is now hanging in the Harris This view of Preston dates back more than 200 years and YOU helped to restore it. John Jenkinson’s painting ‘View of Preston from Penwortham Hill’ has been lovingly restored by […]

8 months ago
Arts wheel to roll through city for Lancashire Encounters Festival

The Wheel House Pic: Steve Edwin A giant wheel is to roll its way through Preston as part of a three day spectacular of the arts in the city centre. The Wheel House has been confirmed […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Fringe Festival launches in Preston

Lancashire Fringe Festival is the new performance arts show launching in Preston on 15th-16th July at Ham & Jam Coffee Shop, Lancaster Road. The free event will showcase the country’s […]

10 months ago
Free art display at Lancashire Archives

Some of the impressive artwork produced by Lancashire Adult Learning’s staff and students will be on display in Preston this month. County Councillor Marcus Johnstone, Lancashire County Council’s cabinet member […]

10 months ago
Watch what we can expect for Preston procession of light during Lancashire Encounter

Lighting the city in September is to be a major arts and production company. Lancashire Encounter Festival has awarded the contract for the procession of light to the Big Difference […]

10 months ago
Harris Museum to be open on Sundays

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum is to be open on Sundays as part of a plan for its future. New longer opening times for the museum, art gallery and library come into […]

10 months ago
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