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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 years 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 […]

3 years ago
‘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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
Preston city centre coronavirus testing moving to Guild Hall rather than the Harris

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Gary Bond The free symptomless coronavirus testing that is on offer for workers in Preston is being moved from the Harris to the Guild Hall from Friday (9 April). The move is […]

3 years ago
The Harris regeneration works set to be completed in 2024 as the team receive £4.5m lottery funding

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris, Museum, Library and Art Gallery are set to receive £4.5m funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the £10m #HarrisYourPlace project. The scheme is set to make […]

3 years ago
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