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Outdoor festival featuring acclaimed photographers coming to streets of Preston

An afternoon boat party for the many British seasonal bar workers and promoters in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. They are performing a dance to the 1979 funk anthem recorded by The Gap Band, Oops Up Side Your Head A new outdoor photography festival being held in Preston will showcase the work of two of the world’s leading documentary photographers. Lancashire Photography Festival, created by photographer Garry Cook, will […]

3 years ago
Theatre returns to Preston after lockdown with socially distanced performance at the Ferret

Lee Mark Jones performing in A Rock 'N' Roll suicide. Rock-theatre show A Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide will make its return to Preston on Thursday 1 October at The Ferret. Lee Mark Jones brings his show to the city as […]

4 years ago
Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

4 years ago
Cold War Steve’s latest exhibition comes to The Larder

Cold War Steve Exhibition at The Larder, Preston, Lancashire Work by Britain’s leading political artist Cold War Steve has gone on public display in The Larder in Preston city centre. The display is believed to be one of the […]

4 years ago
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How Proud Preston People have been surviving lockdown

Maija Ozolina Pic: Garry Cook A Preston photographer has collected portraits and stories from people in the city affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Garry Cook’s project, Proud Preston People, features a diverse range of experiences that […]

4 years ago
Preston photographer seeking people to pose for lockdown portrait project

Garry, pictured right with his son A Preston-based photographer is looking for subjects for a portrait project that will document the impact coronavirus has had on local lives. Garry Cook is planning to photograph Prestonians around […]

4 years ago
Crowdfunder launched to raise money for Preston creatives hit by coronavirus lockdown

Boys Not Right written by Su Morraft perfomed by Lancashire People's Theatre, starring Neil Procter, Anthea Carpernter-Procter and Orla Cottingham A crowdfunder has been launched for Preston creatives who have suffered a loss of earnings due to the coronavirus lockdown. Local promoter Garry Cook has created the GoFundMe campaign to get […]

4 years ago
Shocking theatre show set to rock Preston

Lee Mark Jones performing A Rock 'N' Roll Suicide Pic: Garry Cook This show has been postponed until Thursday 1 October due to the coronavirus pandemic. A shocking theatre show is set to rock Preston when it comes to The Ferret later this month. Lee Mark Jones’ autobiographical show, A Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide, is […]

4 years ago
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