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

Creative Prestonians urged to join workshops to help city’s arts and events scene

A previous Social Action Lab workshop Throughout late April and May a series of creative workshops are being held in the city. The People’s Production Lab in Guildhall Street is the venue for the Social Action […]

4 weeks ago
Family FunHouse to host big baby and toddler pre-loved event in Preston city centre

One for all parents, there will be lots of stalls to browse A family festival of stalls and entertainment will take place at the People’s Production Lab this Spring. On Saturday April 27, the BabyLoved Family FunHouse will bring crafty workshops, family […]

1 month ago
Lancashire Encounter festival signs deal with major outdoor arts company

Daytime performance of BLOCK in Winckley Square Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s premier arts festival is set to be even bigger in 2020 with the addition of England’s biggest network of outdoor arts festivals. Lancashire Encounter, which runs every other year […]

2 months ago
Showcase of Preston’s arts to take over UCLan’s Media Factory

The Media Factory will be home to the one-day festival Pic: Tony Worrall A day showcasing the city’s buzzing arts scene is to take place at Preston’s university. Derelict Theatre are preparing to take over the Media Factory in the University of Central […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wallace and Gromit bring ‘SmellyVision’ to Preston this weekend

Cheese, Gromit? This Saturday the People’s Production Lab in Guild Hall Street will kick-up a stink with a smelly-vision screening of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.   […]

2 months ago
How this former Preston policeman has got all arty from his Fulwood back garden

Patrolling the streets has been swapped for picking up paintbrushes by this retired police officer. David Wiles spent nearly 30 years as a policeman with Lancashire Constabulary but is now […]

2 months ago
Preston InstaMeet VI to explore GRAFT exhibition at the Harris

One of the striking exhibitions at the Harris's new young artists showcase Some of the freshest young art talent in the UK is heading for the Harris. And this is your chance to get a look before anyone else. Preston InstaMeet VI […]

2 months ago
UCLan’s second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival is big success

Publisher at UCLan Publishing Hazel Holmes with students Johanna Marton and Jess Ferrier Over 500 young book fans descended on Preston for the second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival. The festival – hosted by UCLan and the only event of its kind to […]

2 months ago
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