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Harris Open winner celebrates her first solo exhibition in Preston

A young artist is celebrating her first solo exhibition in the city. Ava Jolliffe’s vibrant, digital artwork has just gone on display at The Larder in central Preston. The exhibition […]

5 months ago
Discovering Preston’s former cinema sites (part one)

Like many, I have long been fascinated by films, the cinema, and my family’s stories of cinema-going. I remember the distinctive sound of the Pearl and Dean introduction at the […]

6 months ago
Internationally renowned artist’s major exhibition opens at The Harris

Look, Listen, Make Things - a banner designed by Bob and Roberta Smith measuring 20 metres wide by 8 metres high Pic: Lisa Brown Have you caught sight of the striking, giant banner joyously hung across the exterior of The Harris? It reads ‘Look, Listen, Make Things’ in colourful typography. It was created from […]

6 months ago
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 […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

1 year 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 Café 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
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
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