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

What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

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Preston artists stage pop up exhibition on Flag Market as Harris gallery remains closed

Art on display at the pop up exhibition Two Preston artists have staged a pop up exhibition on the Flag Market as the Harris’ gallery remains closed due to Covid-19. Paul O’Hara and Tim Saunders – known as […]

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Live online launch for new Adelphi Square film

Still from Adelphi film A new film about the creation of the Adelphi Square is set to launch. The film, Adelphi, is a 15-minute creative documentary about the University of Central Lancashire’s new public square […]

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Preston author’s new book draws on experience of US campus shooting

A J Hartley speaking at the launch of Cold Bath Street Preston-born author A.J. Hartley has released a new book, written in response to a shooting at the US university where he teaches. Impervious was launched by UCLan Publishing earlier this […]

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Advertisement Advertisement UCLan fashion students celebrate social media award success

Chelsea Barker and Bethany Redhead with their manufactured designs Two students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating having won a national design competition organised by the Graduate Fashion Foundation on behalf of popular video messaging app […]

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Preston art consultancy creates limited edition tiles with famous ‘craftivist’

Straight Outta Preston tile Pic: L A E Consultancy A Preston-based art consultancy has collaborated with a famous ‘craftivist’ to create a set of limited edition tiles. L A E worked with Carrie Reichardt – known for her Mad […]

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Preston book publisher named as 2020 rising star

A selection of books. A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) publisher has been named as one of The Bookseller’s Rising Stars of the Class of 2020. Hazel Holmes, who runs the University’s award-winning Publishing […]

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Harris secures relief funding for expansion to current collection

Shawanda Corbett Installation The Harris has announced it has received funding from the Contemporary Art Society to add a ceramic pairing and work on paper by Shawanda Corbett to its collection. Corbett was […]

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