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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 […]

3 weeks ago
What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

11 months ago
Preston author Andrew Michael Hurley wins literary prize with debut novel The Loney

A local author has won the First Novel section of the national Costa Book Awards. Andrew Michael Hurley, from Preston, won the prestigious prize for his gothic contemporary novel The […]

5 years ago
UCLan graduate wins competition to become Britain’s best potter

A University of Central Lancashire graduate has been crowned Britain’s best budding potter after winning the Great Pottery Throwdown on BBC Two. Matthew Wilcock, who finished his Ceramics degree in […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Left in Preston’s submission call for digital anthology

Left in Preston was founded in 2012 by Kirsty Higginson, and is a vibrant platform showcasing the creative talent from the cobbled streets of Preston. The website is dedicated to […]

6 years ago
How can a comedy show in Chinese be understood by everyone?

As part of the Preston Tringe festival, Louise Reay presents It’s Only Words, a comedy show in Chinese for people who don’t speak any Chinese at all! This unique debut […]

6 years ago
Penwortham Live returns this weekend

Performer in Slice of Sicily Penwortham Live returns this weekend for three days of music, dance, creative arts and drama. The annual festival will this year see a packed line up, including an Ed Sheeran […]

6 years ago
Derelict Sites art project to takeover Preston for one week

A week of sited performances in Preston will take place this April. Starting on April 11, the city centre will play host to a generous helping of arts events called […]

6 years ago
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