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This category relates to all things to do with arts in Preston.

First ever Preston Live Arts Festival to go ahead in late June

Preston City Council have announced today (Thursday, 15 April) that they have been successful in securing a £841,647 grant from the DCMS Cultural Recovery Fund, and will soon be announcing […]

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The Harris set to welcome visitors back after four month closure

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will welcome visitors back to its ground floor spaces and public services on Monday 12 April. The city centre museum, gallery and library – which has been closed […]

1 week ago
Preston cultural organisation among North West’s first approved Creative Kickstart employers

Creatives at work A cultural organisation with roots in Preston is among the first employers in the North West to be approved for the Creative Kickstart scheme. Northern Heart Films will be able […]

2 weeks ago
Upcoming afro-beats artist films music video at Preston Docks

The music video was filmed at Preston Docks Slim Deezi, an upcoming music artist who has lived in Preston all his life has recently filmed a music video featuring Preston Docks in the background. The afro-beats pop artist […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Conti and The Ferret awarded further £87,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Continental and The Ferret have received a grant of £87,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The grant – which follows the nearly £400,000 awarded in October – […]

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Pictures of Lancashire Photography Festival’s opening weekend in Preston

Lancashire Photography Festival Pic: Garry Cook The first-ever Lancashire Photography Festival is under way on the streets of Preston. The outdoor event showcases the work of two of the world’s leading documentary photographers, John Davies and […]

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Easter egg hunt spreading smiles across Preston

A succesful Easter egg hunter A city-wide Easter egg hunt is under way. Chocolate eggs have been hidden far and wide from Ashton-on-Ribble to Longridge, with some even placed in the back seats of taxis […]

2 weeks ago
Walton-le-Dale woman sets up successful bespoke furniture business in the midst of lockdown

One of Janette's creations. Pic: Petunia's Attic Janette Bashall founded Petunia’s Attic last summer in the midst of the national lockdown. Her business involves turning second-hand furniture found in charity shops or due to be thrown out […]

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