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Preston poet teams up with national housebuilder to celebrate the north

Preston poet Sarah Chadwick has teamed up with a housebuilder to highlight the north of England through verse. Barratt Homes commissioned Sarah to write a poem titled Up North. It […]

10 months ago
Upcoming Fylde dance event pays tribute to Kirkham’s rich cotton history

A Kirkham dance event will this weekend celebrate the town’s history as a hub for Lancashire-spun textiles. Kirkham’s history as one of the county’s most important cotton towns will be […]

10 months ago
Friends of Winckley Square to hold walking events and photography workshops for Preston Arts Festival

Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall The Friends of Winckley Square have invited residents to join them for a series of walking events and photography workshops for the Preston Arts Festival. Running from 2 to 10 […]

10 months ago
Photography subject visits himself at Harris-led Joseph Gudgeon exhibition in Preston

A man featured in an image shot by Preston photographer Joseph Gudgeon has visited a Harris exhibition to view himself. Freelance photographer Joseph Gudgeon captures aspects of life around Preston, […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 18 to 24

Autumn colours at Avenham Park This week in Preston, UCLan released a timetable detailing the reopening of the roads surrounding the long-awaited Adelphi Square development. There was also good news for students gathering for fresher’s week […]

11 months ago
Artwork depicting historic Preston building up for grabs at charity auction

An artwork depicting a historic Preston building will soon be available to buy at an upcoming auction. Artist Josephine Whitehead, classically trained at Durham University in the 1940s, sculpted and […]

11 months ago
In pictures: A diverse celebration of county culture at Lancashire Encounter 2021

This first weekend of the Lancashire Encounter arts festival was a roaring success, with Prestonians gathering to celebrate the county’s diverse cultural offer. Having kicked off on Friday 17 September […]

11 months ago
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 […]

11 months ago
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