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How you can help shape Preston’s future creative and cultural life

Gold Thread Bobbins screenprinting workshops at The Birley What do you want Preston’s creative and cultural life to be like in 2032? That’s the question being asked of anyone involved in arts, creativity and culture in the city. […]

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Architects behind Harris gallery developments awarded contract for ‘Reimagining the Harris’ plans

The Harris exterior The architecture firm behind the redevelopment of the Harris Museum galleries in 2012 has been awarded a further £450,000 contract work as part of the ‘Reimagining the Harris’ project. The […]

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UCLan to welcome Britain’s leading black women artists

Lubaina-Himid This week will see some of Britain’s leading black women artists come together for an exciting event at UCLan.   Creative Conversations: Black Women Artists Making and Doing is an event that will […]

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Acclaimed pop poet Louise Fazackerley launches new tour in Preston

Louise Fazackerley during one of her performances Pop poet Louise Fazackerley will launch her new The Glass Arc tour at The Ferret on Thursday 30 January at 8pm. The tour is promoting Louise’s first book, The Lolitas, […]

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Advertisement Advertisement New page for the Harris as library staff transfer

The Harris exterior Harris library staff have transferred from Lancashire County Council to Preston City Council to create one Harris team. The Harris, which is managed by Preston City Council working in partnership with Lancashire […]

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Harris Museum, The Birley and In Certain Places have been named among the North’s top 50 cultural organisations

The Harris Museum and The Birley are two of the three of Prestons most socially valuable organisations in the top 50 in the north The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, artist-led studio, The Birley, and public art project In Certain Places have been selected as three of the top fifty most socially valuable […]

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A magical light show is in flight at Avenham Park

Luminous Birds Pic: Kathy Hinde A magical light installation is on display in Avenham Park. As night falls, Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde comes alive, using synchronised lighting and music to create the sensation of […]

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Preston charity gains support from Youth Music

Creativity Works Preston (CWP) has been awarded funding from national charity, Youth Music to provide music making activities for young people. CWP, based in Shepherd Street, has been awarded a […]

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