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

Transformation of neglected part of Preston continues with Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up

Ben Casey, Christine Cort and Neil Thornton Pic: Oliver White The exciting transformation of a neglected part of Preston continues at pace, with a Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up heralding the launch of a major new venue in the city. Chew’s […]

1 week ago
Broughton teen Ava Jolliffe wins Disability Power 100 award

Broughton teenager Ava Jolliffe has won a Disability Power 100 award. The 17-year-old has won the Clare Gray rising star award 2023 due to her achievements as a deafblind person and […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Weekender postponed until 2024 due to Guild Hall ‘crumbly concrete’ roof

Event at the Flag Market Preston Weekender is due to go ahead in 2024 after a series of setbacks including the Guild Hall having ‘crumbly concrete’ in roof panels. The event is now due to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston artist wins global art competition in Porto

Gavin Renshaw with his creation MrTeaOne Pic: Cockburn's Gavin swapped painting on the streets of Preston for a warmer climate for his latest artistic creation.

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Future of The Harris Institute in Avenham to be consulted on

Proposals drawn up by Studio John Bridge are to be showcased within the building itself during November 8.

1 month ago
Icelandic singer-songwriter joins local musician for an intimate gig

An Icelandic singer-songwriter is set to play an intimate gig at The Continental next month. Kalli, the former frontman of Reykjavik-based band Without Gravity, will be joining local songwriter Mark Whiteside […]

1 month ago
‘Pauline in yellow dress’ mural adorns wall of Friargate pub

Pauline in the yellow dress re-created in mural form Pic: Shawn Sharpe The iconic Preston painting - which hangs in the Harris - has been given a modern makeover in Shawn Sharpe's latest creation.

1 month ago
Popular Preston city centre mural confirmed to be staying

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge – and hugely popular – new mural in Preston city centre will remain in place after town hall officials concluded that it did not harm the listed building […]

1 month ago
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