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The Preston woman postcrossing her way around the world during lockdown

A selection of the postcards received by Heather in January 2021 Although worldwide travel may be on hold for the moment, there is another way to connect with people from across the world in a safe and friendly way. Postcrossing has […]

9 months ago
Preston artist Fiona Candy on staying positive and creative in difficult times

Fiona Candy Preston-based artist Fiona Candy talks about how she has been progressing her creative practice and staying positive during this difficult time. Fiona has been a designer in the textile and fashion industry, […]

11 months ago
Photography exhibition celebrates Preston’s vanishing places and spaces

John Robertson with his work on display at The Larder Pic: Lisa Brown A new exhibition of artwork with Preston as its focus has gone on display in the windows of The Larder CafĂ© in the city centre. ‘Marginal Images’ is the culmination […]

1 year ago
I grew up in Byrons – Saturday night memories of the Preston nightclub 30 years on

Byrons cassette tapes recording from the night Thirty years ago this month a Saturday night started at a little club across from Preston Bus Station. It was once the Piper and went on to become Barristers, but […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Four places to help you get your zen back in Preston

Has your ‘get up and go’, got up and gone? Feeling tired, sluggish and ready for a change? Or perhaps you would like to treat aches and pains without popping […]

3 years ago
Preston band explain how Mark E Smith helped make them

Evil Blizzard are preparing to launch their third studio album Evil Blizzard are preparing to launch their third studio album A Preston band has paid tribute to the late frontman of The Fall following his death. Evil Blizzard say Mark […]

4 years ago
What we made of Martin Creed at the Harris

Be happy? Another of Creed's exhibitions The temporary sign for the Harris as part of Creed’s work Pic: Paul Melling On Wednesday evening my son and I caught sight of Martin Creed’s Work no 203: EVERYTHING […]

5 years ago
Preston’s Evil Blizzard watercolour prints snapped up in online auction

A limited edition run of watercolour prints featuring Preston’s lunatic doom-mongers, Evil Blizzard, were snapped up within an hour. Fans went crazy over the collectable cards which depict band members in their […]

6 years ago
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