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Preston DJ’s debut single hits 80k YouTube views in one week

Will Wallace A Preston DJ’s debut single is garnering plenty of attention, with over 80,000 views on YouTube since its release last week. Will Wallace has teamed up with singer-songwriter Rachelle Rhienne […]

4 months ago
Preston artist Fiona Candy on staying positive and creative in difficult times

Fiona Candy Preston-based artist Fiona Candy talks about how she has been progressing her creative practice and staying positive during this difficult time. Fiona has been a designer in the textile and fashion industry, […]

4 months ago
Two Preston city centre roads closed due to urgent work at ‘unsafe’ Preston Guild Hall

Guild hall roads blocked off for urgent building works. Pic: Blog Preston Lancaster Road and a section of Lord Street have been closed today (Tuesday 17 November). The roads have been closed due to urgent Preston Guild Hall building works. This is […]

4 months ago
Virtual pub quiz as Preston arts group want to understand your neighbourhood in the city

Quiz hosts Mabel and Gladys (the alter egos of artists Rebecca Davies and Anna Francis) The pubs may be closed, but In Certain Places, an arts-based research project at the University of Central Lancashire, is inviting people in Preston to take part in a free […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Newman College tutor leads UK musicians in creating foodbank fundraiser album

Ryan Hamilton A tutor from Cardinal Newman College is creating an album of donated songs to raise money for a foodbank charity. Ryan Hamilton, who teaches business studies at the Avenham college, […]

4 months ago
Popular exhibition The Harris Open to return in spring 2021

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has announced the return of The Harris Open for next year. Delayed by several months due to Covid-19, the popular exhibition featuring local artistic talent will now open […]

4 months ago
Plans submitted for £10.7m Harris refurbishment

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd Plans have been submitted to revitalise the Harris through a £10.7m scheme. The plans aim to prevent the decay of the building while creating a community resource and world-class gallery and […]

4 months ago
The Harris looking for Preston’s Second World War stories

Anthony Padgett on Lytham Sands The Harris is asking residents of Preston to share their Second World War stories with them. Working with the Imperial War Museum (IWM), support by funding from the Art Fund, […]

4 months ago
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