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

Arts and Food Festival at Intact Centre for Queens Jubilee

The Intact Centre will be hosting an Arts and Food Festival for the Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations on Thursday 2nd June. The family-friendly event will feature local Preston artists Derelict, […]

2 months ago
Preston illustrator’s Tokyo Jo’s print raising funds for children’s charity

Tokyo Jo's print by David Robinson A Preston illustrator is selling prints of the former Preston Nightclub destroyed by a fire last week with proceeds going towards charity. David Robinson is selling a limited edition of […]

3 months ago
Preston Caribbean Carnival organisers quash cancellation rumour

Preston Caribbean Carnival is full of flamboyant costumes The organisers of Preston Caribbean Carnival have moved to quash rumours that this year’s event would be cancelled. The Carnival will go ahead on Sunday (29 May) as planned, starting […]

3 months ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival finale coming to Winckley Square Gardens

Tenderlonious on stage in Brighton The finale of the Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival takes place this weekend. The free event, Jazzin’ the Park 2022, will feature six live acts across the Jazz and Jazz-fused […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood art group’s first exhibition celebrates emergence from lockdown

Paintings at the Garden Walk Artists exhibition Pic: Daniel Burt Last week saw the opening¬†of the Emergence exhibition, organised by Fulwood-based art group the Garden Walk¬†Artists to celebrate¬†the gradual return to normality post-Covid. The¬†exhibition opened on Tuesday 10 May. Hosted […]

3 months ago
Performance tour to hit the streets of Preston this Saturday

Phoebe Foxtrot All the city will be a stage this weekend as a performance tour hits the streets of Preston. Part of Lancashire Fringe Festival, the guided walking performance will start at […]

3 months ago
The Harris lands £585k Arts Council funding to upgrade special exhibition galleries

Exhibition by Bob and Roberta Smith at the Harris The Harris has landed ¬£585,000 from a fund that aims to help cultural organisations across the country to transform their buildings and equipment so they can operate smoothly. The museum […]

3 months ago
Bid to save The Ferret could see iconic Preston venue come into community ownership

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Ferret has been accepted on to Preston’s register of assets of community value. The decision-makers at Preston City Council agreed that ‘the principal use of The Ferret furthered the […]

3 months ago
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