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Preston’s The Continental to host Steve Barker’s ‘On the Wire’ radio show celebration

The Continental is hosting a celebration for BBC Radio Lancashire’s Steve Barker this weekend. On Sunday 19 September, from 2pm until 9.30pm, musicians will gather at the Preston restaurant for […]

2 days ago
Preston set to be ‘full of theatre and music’ as Lancashire Encounter culture festival returns

A performance at Lancashire Encounter Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston residents will this weekend enjoy a programme of events as a popular festival arrives in the city centre. The Lancashire Encounter arts and culture festival has now returned following […]

4 days ago
UCLan’s first exhibition since the pandemic showcasing the best work of master’s students

Creative work of over 100 talented postgraduate students has gone on display in a free public exhibition at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). In the first student exhibition since […]

2 weeks ago
Everyone invited to take part in an array of free, creative arts activities in Preston

A host of free creative arts activities and performances are set to take place in Preston from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 September. The Collective Weekender has been created by […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Vue cinema to screen Oasis Knebworth 1996 this September

Preston’s Vue cinema is screening the rock and roll documentary Oasis Knebworth 1996 this September. On Thursday 23 September and Friday 24 September only, fans new and old can watch the long-awaited documentary […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

2 months ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

2 months ago
Preston choirmaster says ‘rule of six’ frustration remains for city choirs

ShowChoir NorthWest, a group of amateur choirs of 70 members who regularly perform in Lancashire. Pic: Joe Martin Coronavirus restrictions regarding choirs singing indoors were changed Tuesday 18 May (a day after other restrictions eased) leaving choirs restricted to six people indoors. Despite other restrictions allowing larger groups […]

4 months ago
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