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

Luke Wright bringing smash-hit Edinburgh Fringe 2023 show to Preston

Luke Wright A smash-hit Edinburgh Fringe 2023 show is coming to Preston. Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee is on at The Ferret next month. The show is said to be poet Wright’s most […]

1 month ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School receive arts teaching quality award

Pupils at Penwortham Girls' High School in a music lesson Pic: Penwortham Girls' High School The high school was inspected by Arts Council England who were impressed by the commitment that runs deep at the school to the arts and culture.

1 month ago
Rage on – Preston’s Evil Blizzard are back!

Fans travel the length of the country to see them, they’ve graced the cover of the national press, hung out with Mark E Smith, and were the last band to […]

2 months ago
Preston Makers Market returns to Flag Market – full list of stalls

The Harris looks on as the Makers Market takes place Pic: Tony Worrall The Makers Market is set to return to Preston Flag Market this weekend. The event has been held in Fishergate Shopping Centre car park opposite Preston Railway Station temporarily but […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Unpicking and examining the setbacks that delayed Harris Museum renovation

Harris Museum and Art Gallery under cover during restoration works Pic: Blog Preston The reopening of Preston’s Harris Museum has been delayed by a series of setbacks encountered during the ongoing renovation of the building. The landmark city attraction closed exactly two years […]

2 months ago
Chorley Live returns this weekend with 35 venues taking part

A wristband, costing just £5, gets you access to every venue that's part of Chorley Live and it's free for under-12s too.

2 months ago
Re-opening of Harris Museum and Library slips to Spring 2025

Harris Museum and Art Gallery under cover during restoration works Pic: Blog Preston The Harris project has seen a number of 'hidden secrets' revealed as construction teams face challenges with asbestos removal and more in the grade-I listed building.

2 months ago
Free Fun Palaces family activity event returns to Preston for 2023

Photo from above of a table with activity and people of all ages A day of free family activities and fun is set to take place at Lancashire Archives in Preston. Fun Palaces is an annual weekend of events where arts, crafts, science, […]

2 months ago
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