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Preston to host supersized Lancashire Fringe Festival

Performance artist Frances Kay Pic: Michael Porter Some of the UK’s best performers will be appearing at venues across Preston as part of Lancashire Fringe Festival. A small-scale version of the festival first took place in 2016, […]

3 months ago
Winckley Square building transformed into north west hub of creativity

The Artistry House reception area A Winckley Square building has undergone a style transformation to become a home for creativity in the north west. The Artistry House at 16 Winckley Square is a base for […]

3 months ago
Winckley Square history book is raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

A local history book which brings together all the research undertaken as part of the transformation of Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens has raised an amazing £3,200 for St Catherine’s Hospice. […]

4 months ago
Stall holders wanted to help bring arts and crafts to Preston’s pubs

The RJArts market at Vinyl Tap A city artist is looking for stall holders to help bring arts and crafts to Preston’s pubs. Rachel Joyner of RJArts will be running an arts and crafts market at […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Unprecedented scenes for the Moon at the Harris

The Moon at the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall There’s just three days left to get a last look at the Museum of the Moon in the Harris. Suspended from the ceiling it’s already feeling like part of the […]

4 months ago
‘No risk to upcoming shows’ following reports of £100k debts at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre has told Blog Preston there is no risk to upcoming shows after reports of spiralling debts totalling £100,000 emerged. A report […]

4 months ago
How this Shanghai theatre group helped Preston celebrate Chinese New Year

Shanghai Theatre Academy A prestigious theatre group has appeared in Preston to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Shanghai Theatre Academy was invited to perform at Preston Charter Theatre by the UCLan Confucius […]

4 months ago
Show about sexuality, mental health and dying in Blackpool comes to Preston

Mark Newsome stars in Blackpool, What A Shit Place To Die A one-man show about the downfall of a young, gay, depressed, autistic actor with a drug problem is coming to Preston. Blackpool, What A Shit Place To Die is based […]

4 months ago
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