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

Absurd film about Preston Bus Station to be shown at new Harris Museum and Art Gallery exhibition

Preston Bus Station is the backdrop for Nathaniel Mellors film Preston Bus Station is the backdrop to a new ‘absurdist’ film set in the city. Artist Nathaniel Mellors has completed his film about neanderthals living in the grade II listed […]

6 months ago
Only a week to go before international piano recitalist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs at Preston Minster

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Header On Friday, 22 January 2016, renowned international piano recitalist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet will be performing at the Preston Minster for the first time ever. This is a not to be missed […]

6 months ago
Preston author Andrew Michael Hurley wins literary prize with debut novel The Loney

Andrew Michael Hurley wins another award A local author has won the First Novel section of the national Costa Book Awards. Andrew Michael Hurley, from Preston, won the prestigious prize for his gothic contemporary novel The […]

6 months ago
Poetry legend Dr John Cooper Clarke to play Preston Charter Theatre

Dr John Cooper Clarke One of Britain’s most influential modern performance poets is coming to Preston. Dr John Cooper Clarke, a comedian, cultural commentator and poet, will play the Charter Theatre at Preston Guild […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston People’s Canopy pops up in Hong Kong festival

DSC_3962-1 The giant red canopy used for the Lancashire Encounters festival in Preston has now made it half way around the world. Known as the People’s Canopy the large structure is […]

7 months ago
Harris Open returns with 250 local artists hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Jon Finch says he wants to bring the Harris "into the 21st century" Pic: Tony Worrall The artwork of Prestonians is currently hanging on the walls of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. A celebration of local artistic talent the Harris Open has been running for […]

7 months ago
Bill Ryder-Jones to play at The Ferret

bill ryder jones Bill Ryder-Jones will play a show at The Ferret next year. The former Coral guitarist is touring his third solo album West Kirkby County Primary. The show will be on […]

8 months ago
UCLan graduate wins competition to become Britain’s best potter

Matthew Wilcox with his work. Pics: BBC/Love Productions A University of Central Lancashire graduate has been crowned Britain’s best budding potter after winning the Great Pottery Throwdown on BBC Two. Matthew Wilcock, who finished his Ceramics degree in […]

8 months ago
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