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Preston MakeFest to be held at The Harris this weekend

Attendees at an #RJam event back in 2018 On Saturday 28 August Preston MakeFest will take place in the Harris for an afternoon expo event.  Prestonians are being invited to attend the exa.foundation’s very first showcase event, where […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s Harris Museum to host free family storytelling day in Avenham Park this weekend

Preston’s Harris Museum has invited families to a free storytelling event in Avenham Park this Saturday. The first event will run on Saturday 14 August, from 12 noon – 3pm […]

1 month ago
Worldwise Samba Drummers to perform at Preston Flag Market

The Worldwise Samba Drummers have asked Preston residents to perform alongside them at this year’s Making a Mark arts event. Making a Mark, which takes place at Preston Flag Market […]

3 months ago
Internationally renowned artist’s major exhibition opens at The Harris

Look, Listen, Make Things - a banner designed by Bob and Roberta Smith measuring 20 metres wide by 8 metres high Pic: Lisa Brown Have you caught sight of the striking, giant banner joyously hung across the exterior of The Harris? It reads ‘Look, Listen, Make Things’ in colourful typography. It was created from […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘All Together Different’ exhibition at the Harris wants to hear the thoughts of Prestonians about the future

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris recently received the news it was successful in fundraising for a major refurbishment and re-display of the building. ‘All Together Different’ is a new exhibition that will test out ideas […]

4 months ago
Huge artistic banner to cover front of Harris Museum for exhibition

The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris is excited to announce a major new artwork which has been completed by renowned artist Bob and Roberta Smith. The work will take the form of a huge […]

4 months ago
Preston paused to pay respects to Prince Philip

The ceremony lead from The Harris Museums Balcony. People of Preston gathered around the Harris Museum’s balcony, by the cities Flag Market, to pay respects as a minutes silence began throughout the centre at 3pm on Saturday 17 […]

5 months ago
The Harris set to welcome visitors back after four month closure

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will welcome visitors back to its ground floor spaces and public services on Monday 12 April. The city centre museum, gallery and library – which has been closed […]

5 months ago
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