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

Lively illustration exhibition featuring iconic figures from music, fashion and film launches at The Larder in Preston

Rachelle Panagarry's artwork is on display at The Larder. Pic art Eye Candy The latest exhibition at The Larder features the work of internationally published illustrator and illustration lecturer Rachelle Panagarry. Rachelleā€™s first solo exhibition features an array of large-scale prints of illustrations […]

2 months ago
Preston filmmaker searching for sponsors to finance low-budget drama set in Ribble Valley

Martin Law Preston-based production company Factory Noir is looking for sponsors to help finance a low-budget feature film. Reputation is an upcoming psychological crime drama set in the fictional northern town of […]

2 months ago
Uncertain future for Preston’s Church Street mural

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge mural that has worked its way into Prestoniansā€™ hearts in just the few weeks since its appearance in the city centre did not have planning permission when it […]

2 months ago
In pictures: Encounter Festival 2023 across Preston city centre

Preston city centre saw the Encounter Festival return for three days of arts and events across the city. Taking in the Bus Station, outside the Guild Hall, the Mobile Event […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sponsored: Preston’s Mobile Event Tent to see war drama and city songwriters line-up

After The Flags and Bands centres on the lives of four women during the First World War Two nights of live performances are coming to the Mobile Event Tent as it continues on the Adelphi Square at the city’s university. Preston Drama Club perform After The Flags […]

2 months ago
Conservation day on Flag Market by Harris contractors proves success

A contractor from Bullen showing how they work Pic: Preston City Council A chance to understand how the heritage and conservation work at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery proved a popular choice on the Flag Market. The Heritage Skills Experience Day […]

2 months ago
Encounter Festival: Torchlight procession route and Preston road closures

Torchlight procession making its way through the city centre The Encounter Festival’s torchlight procession returns to the city this Saturday. And a raft of roads will be closed for the festival and to set up for the parade. There’s […]

3 months ago
Sponsored: The Lighter Jams bring energeric acoustic show to the MET at UCLan

The Lighter Jams An in-demand acoustic duo are bringing their energetic show to the city’s pop-up venue this Friday. The Lighter Jams are performing within the MET (Mobile Event Tent) that’s situated for […]

3 months ago
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