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

Message of hope left on Preston’s Flag Market by city artist

Seek to understand as seen from the air Pic: Tim Saunders A Preston artist placed hundreds of sapling trees in Preston’s Flag Market during the early hours of Sunday morning. Under the cover of darkness Tim Saunders crept onto the city’s […]

10 hours ago
Lancashire Encounter Festival in Preston delayed for a year

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall A major arts festival for the city has been put back to 2021. Lancashire Encounter festival takes place every other year throughout Preston city centre. Preston City Council say they […]

17 hours ago
Preston artists urged to submit their work for sale in Harris Museum shop

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A chance for up and coming artists to be featured in the Harris Museum and Art Gallery shop has been unveiled. The Harris is looking for budding artists, designers and […]

4 days ago
Winner of literary prize set up in memory of UCLan lecturer announced

Dinesh brought short story writing to communities in Preston and beyond The third winner of a literary prize set up in memory of a Preston lecturer has been announced. The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction has this year gone to […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Red Rosettes choir don’t let social distancing stop them recording new charity track

The Rosettes all appeared on a Zoom call as part of the track A Preston and South Ribble choir haven’t let social distancing stop them recording and rehearsing. The Red Rosettes used Zoom to record a new track of ‘We Need A Hero’ […]

1 week ago
How this Penwortham artist is capturing views from lockdown

Shiryn is painting views from people's homes during lockdown Pic: @shirynwynterart A Penwortham artist is transforming lockdown views from around the city into pieces of abstract art. Shiryn Wynter is inviting local people to send in views from their homes or […]

2 weeks ago
Harris Museum launches virtual Courtaulds gallery exhibition and tour

How the virtual tour looks at the Harris The Harris Museum and Art Gallery has remained closed since late March due to the coronavirus pandemic. But art lovers missing their cultural fix can now go online to explore […]

2 weeks ago
Preston duo make short animation to comfort children during the pandemic

The view from Teri and Michael's apartment is featured in the animation A Preston duo have made a short animation to help children who have become anxious during the coronavirus pandemic. Route Nine Studios founders Teri Moran and Michael Jon Dawson are […]

3 weeks ago
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