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

Preston artist nominated in national awards for Deerhart exhibition

Yvonne is one half of an artistic duo nominated for a national prize A Preston poet and lecturer has seen her work nominated for a national literature prize. Yvonne Reddick, who works at the University of Central Lancashire, and multimedia artist Diana Zwibach, […]

7 months ago
How woolly body parts are being stitched together in Preston

Enid Bosworth, Pat Morris and Olive Appleby with their handiwork The sound of knitting needles is echoing through a city shopping centre twice a week thanks to a new university initiative. Volunteers are using wool to bring science to life […]

7 months ago
Preston asked to help create the ultimate power ballad

The Eggs Collective are described as sharp, comic and politically motivated Pic: Lee Baxter What would a power ballad about Preston be like? Artists Eggs Collective bring their Caravan of Love to ask Prestonians for help in working out a song for the city. […]

8 months ago
A summer of the arts for families on Preston Flag Market?

The Flag Market is expected to see a riot of art and performance throughout the summer Pics: Tony Worrall Preston’s Flag Market is to become a showcase for artists from the city and beyond. An open invite to the artistic community has been launched by Preston City Council. Up […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Renee Knight and Fiona Barton to visit Waterstones Preston

Fiona Barton and Renee Knight Crime fiction fans can meet two of the genre’s highest profile authors in Preston on Thursday. Renee Knight and Fiona Barton, are visiting Waterstones in Fishergate. Both authors are to […]

8 months ago
Preston to host the Future Sound Music Conference

Music management students are to get the chance to quiz industry experts The future of the music industry is to be debated and showcased at a two-day event in Preston. Musicians, academics and journalists are to gather for the Future Sound Music […]

8 months ago
Lancashire Encounter returns to become biennial fixture between Preston Guilds

The red canopies being put into position during last year's Encounter and two of the performers The Lancashire Encounter bridging the gap between the Preston Guild is to become a permanent fixture in the city events calendar. Funding has been secured to develop this year’s event […]

8 months ago
Treasure Island to be performed at Ashton church hall

Some of the cast and crew of Treasure Island A community theatre group is bringing a swashbuckling comedy to a church in Ashton-on-Ribble. SATA Theatre Company is putting on a performance of Treasure Island during late April. Based on […]

8 months ago
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