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Charity behind Plungington dance sessions for learning-disabled people celebrates 10th birthday

DanceSyndrome’s-dance-Leader-team The charity behind a dance class for learning-disabled people in Preston is celebrating ten years of success. DanceSyndrome was founded by Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s Syndrome, to provide support […]

4 weeks ago
Preston to stand against racism in community event

Revellers at the 2019 Preston Standing Together Against Racism event Pic: Matthew Brown This event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Preston Standing Together Against Racism community day event is back for its seventh year this March.  The free event is to celebrate and raise awareness for the United […]

4 weeks ago
One Sided Horse set to rock Penwortham

promotion-for-the-performance Local musician Mark Whiteside is set to bring his One Sided Horse act to Penwortham this April. He will be joined for the gig at Penwortham Arts Centre ‘The Venue’ […]

4 weeks ago
Award winning Preston Tattoo artists have designs on global growth after LA exposure

Benj Ashmead and James Surridge outside Preston Stio, True Colours An award winning pair of Lancashire-born tattoo artists have worked shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the worlds biggest tattooing talents in Los Angeles. Benj Ashmead and James Surridge, from True Colours […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan fashion school ranked 80th in the world

uclan-fashion-show The University of Central Lancashire’s fashion department has been ranked in the top 80 fashion schools in the world. The classification process took into account global reputation and influence; specialisation; […]

1 month ago
Performance duo bringing hard-hitting show about climate change to Preston

Promotional photo for Storm Performance duo Search Party is returning to Preston with their brand-new show Storm. Preston-based arts organisation, Derelict, are bringing the pair back to Preston for the show at UCLan’s Media […]

2 months ago
Popular young people’s literary festival returning to Preston

Attendees at last year's NYALitFest A major event celebrating the best of children’s and young people’s literature is returning to Preston, and organisers say it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before. The […]

2 months ago
Something for everyone at new Harris four seasons exhibition

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey There is something for everyone at the Harris this spring with four exciting new exhibitions, from local history to newly-made art.  The spring exhibitions allow visitors the chance to see […]

2 months ago
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