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Cancer patients’ art exhibition launch to raise funds for Preston charity

The Larder Pic: The Larder CancerHelp Preston is fundraising with an art exhibition launch. Members of the charity’s art group will be exhibiting their work at The Larder in Preston City Centre this summer. CancerHelp, […]

3 months ago
Frustration as Preston Guild Hall legal wrangles continue

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Guild Hall has played an important role in the city by providing a home for the arts and culture sector for nearly five decades. However in recent years the […]

3 months ago
Preston’s pop-up Mobile Event Tent finally launches

Inside The MET Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston’s new interactive Mobile Event Tent (MET) has launched almost a year later than planned. The MET is one of Preston’s pop-up projects, financed from ÂŁ1 million of initial funding the […]

3 months ago
‘Ivor Adenuff’ protests for Preston creative community at The Met launch

Tim Saunders as Ivor Adenuff A protest took place at the launch of The Met on Wednesday (11 May). Ivor Adenuff, played by artist Tim Saunders, greeted guests at the VIP event to complain about […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: The Harris packed up ready for refurb to begin

The Harris curator tour Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Harris has welcomed visitors one last time before its doors are closed until 2024 for a ÂŁ10 million refurbishment. A series of curator tours took place at the Grade […]

3 months ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

3 months ago
The entrepreneur creating traditional, handmade leather products in Preston

Dani outside her workshop on Preston's Box Market Pic: Lisa Brown When the pandemic hit, Dani Moore was unable to continue working in the live events and theatre industry so she turned to her side hustle. Together with her husband, Dave […]

3 months ago
Preston Arts Festival set to return for 2022

Katy Bradley will be performing a selection of hits from Broadway. Pic Preston Arts Festival Following on from the success of last year’s event, Preston Arts Festival is set to return for 2022. The festival has moved from October to June, and there will be […]

3 months ago
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