My Son and Heir explores the resentfulness of raising children

Preston university graduate brings class-act theatre shows to UCLan’s Media Factory

A Preston graduate is getting noticed in the arts world after her two shows caught the eye of acclaimed artists. Catherine Shaw, who recently graduated in contemporary theatre from the University of Central Lancashire, is putting on two performances at the Media Factory. Shaw, 21, put together the Derelict ’14 Programme as part of her final year project. Now two shows Near Gone and My […]

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Samba drummers at the Adelphi Pic: Tarquin Scott

Review: Worldwise Samba Drummers at Preston Tringe Festival

Wednesday night saw many firsts for me. The first time I attended Preston Tringe Festival, the first time I walked into the Adelphi with a notepad in hand, and the first time I heard Worldwise Samba Drummers, or drumming of this kind at all actually. Going in with little knowledge on the subject and an ear for curiosity, I took my seat close to the […]

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Razorrawks reveals new video and announces he will host new hip-hop night at The Ferret

  Razorrawks has released a new video for his song Home Is Where The Art Is. The track is another hip-hop song for an artist who has been plugging the genre in the city for some time. Razorrawks has also revealed plans to host a new hip-hop theme night at The Ferret called Vocal Harem. The first event will be this Sunday from 8pm with […]

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Preston’s black history explored in new exhibition and talk

An exhibition marking Black History Month is running in the centre of Preston. The former Past Times shop on the corner of Fishergate and Glovers Court has been turned into a collection of black history. Adrian Murrell has curated the exhibition along with the Windrush Initiative. A talk takes place on Thursday 30 October about Preston’s black history, including archive pictures. Branded No Irish, No […]

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One of the previous sessions run by Preston Trampoline Club

Preston Trampoline Club running free sessions for disabled Preston kids to give trampolining a try

Preston Trampoline Club are running a taster session for those with disabilities to try and bounce for free. The club, based in Tulketh, has been nominated by British Gymnastics as an “I’m In” club. Fiona Robson from the club said: “There will be the opportunity to have a go at trampolining, freestyle gymnastics, gym challenge and general gymnastics. “We have brilliant facilities with a changing […]

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Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi are to perform at Hoghton Tower

Symphony at the Tower: Status Quo and Blake to headline charity shows at Hoghton Tower

Status Quo are to headline the first night of a Preston charity concert at Hoghton Tower. The Quo have been announced as the opening night act for the Symphony at the Tower gigs. Concerts take place in summer 2015 to raise cash for St Catherine’s Hospice which celebrates its 30th anniversary during 2015. The Saturday night of the two concerts sees BRIT Award-winning classical vocal […]

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