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The Harris looking for Preston’s Second World War stories

Anthony Padgett on Lytham Sands The Harris is asking residents of Preston to share their Second World War stories with them. Working with the Imperial War Museum (IWM), support by funding from the Art Fund, […]

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The Harris and Preston Markets to be lit purple to mark one year until Rugby League World Cup

The Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Preston Markets are being lit up in ‘power purple’ to celebrate that it is only one year to go until the Rugby League […]

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Statement released by The Continental and The Ferret after Arts Council funding landed

The Continental It has recently been announced that The Continental and The Ferret in Preston will be receiving a grant from the Cultural Recovery Fund awarded by The Arts Council. The vital […]

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The Ferret and The Continental granted nearly £400,000 of funding

Sign at the Continental Pic: Tony Worrall Some popular venues in Preston are receiving a share of £257 million as part of a financial boost from the Government’s billion pound Culture Recovery Fund. Blitz, The Ferret, The […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Award-winning artist’s exhibition by appointment at Winckley Square venue

Norman Long at The Artistry House An exhibition of an award-winning artist’s work is running by appointment at a Winckley Square venue. Preston-born artist and painting teacher Norman Long has 63 oil paintings on display at […]

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Preston live music stream fundraising for local charity

Saraban on stage A two night streaming event will see live music from Preston bands broadcast online. Stream to the Streets is being organised by UK Media and Events with funding from Preston […]

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Preston man making hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

John Rose and his mum. Pic: John Rose John Rose is selling his hand-made baubles to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John’s mother was cared for by Rosemere and John wants to say thank you by donating […]

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Penwortham artist opens gallery in St George’s Shopping Centre

Shiryn Wynter Penwortham artist Shiryn Wynter is branching out with a gallery space in St George’s Shopping Centre. Shiryn, who is in her second year of a Masters Degree in Fine Art at […]

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