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Lancashire Arts Festival to showcase Preston’s student talent

Posted on - 29th May, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Business, City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, UCLan, University campus, What's On in Preston
Students performing during the Lancashire Encounter Festival Pic: Tony Worrall
Students performing during the Lancashire Encounter Festival Pic: Tony Worrall

A festival of Preston’s best university talent is being held throughout June.

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Lancashire Arts Festival includes performances, events and degree shows.

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Businesses are being invited to meet students at a networking lunch to launch the festival on Friday 9 June at Venue 53 from 12noon to 3pm.

Guided tours are being offered around any subjection of interest.

Also taking place are the University of Central Lancashire’s fashion show on Thursday 15 June at Venue 53 from 6.30pm to 9pm. Work on display is that which was previewed at Graduate Fashion Week in London.

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Read more: University applies for licence to run Venue 53

The Lancashire Arts Festival Awards Exhibition takes place at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, with the official opening on Wednesday 21 June between 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

A showcase of final year students’ work is on display which has been shortlisted for the festival’s awards.

Executive dean of UCLan’s Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries Dr Andrew Ireland said: “These free events are the perfect opportunities for the county’s businesses to meet with the latest, fresh creative talent from the University.

“Whether you’re looking to recruit graduates, develop your workforce or access expertise, we’d welcome you to come along and explore what’s on offer.”

Advance booking is needed for all events – the Networking Lunch, Fashion Show and UCLan Arts Exhibition.

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