The Foxton Centre gives lockdown makeover to Smiths Rec in Frenchwood

Posted on - 19th September, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Avenham, Charities, Frenchwood, Parks, People, Preston News, Recreation, Redevelopment
The new mural at Smiths Rec.
The new mural at Smiths Rec Pic: The Foxton Centre

Preston locals and The Foxton Centre have painted a new mural at Frenchwood green space Smiths Rec.


The Foxton Centre has been working alongside young people and community members to create the masterpiece.

Painting of the creation took place throughout lockdown and has recently been revealed.

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The mural showcases a bright combination of images and faces spread across the wall.

The new Smiths rec Foxton Centre mural.
Some of the young people who helped create the mural Pic: The Foxton Centre

The Foxton Centre has posted a Facebook video and expressed thanks to Dulux, Preston City Council, Onward Homes, the Harris and the community.

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You can see the video of the mural on the Foxton’s Facebook page.

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What do you think of the new mural? Let us know in the comments below.

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