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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 […]

11 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 […]

11 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 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 […]

7 years ago
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 […]

7 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 […]

7 years ago
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