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Lancashire Encounter

This is your chance to take part in Lancashire Encounter film

The front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery will be lit up during the show Pic: Tony Worrall Your opportunity to take part in a community film has arrived. As part of Lancashire Encounter Festival, the community film “Show us what you love about Lancashire” has been funded. It’s […]

8 months ago
Preston parade route confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival

One of the art installations wheeling around the city at a previous Lancashire Encounter Jazz funk, puppets and a papier-mache donkey will be dancing through the streets of Preston in […]

8 months ago
Preston Youth Theatre offering free summer school places

Preston Youth Theatre Preston Youth Theatre is holding auditions for free summer school places after securing funding from the Heritage Lottery.  Twenty places are up for grabs at the summer school, which will […]

10 months ago
What to expect at this year’s Lancashire Encounter festival

Processions, huge choirs and much more are being planned for this year’s Lancashire Encounter. The biennial arts festival takes over the city for three days in September. Following last year’s […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this year’s Lancashire Encounter festival will be funded

Giant on the Flag Market during the Brief Encounter Giant on the Flag Market during the Brief Encounter Preston looks set to light up once again for a biennial of colour, light and sound. Lancashire Encounter takes place every […]

1 year ago
Pictures as Brief Encounter lights up Preston city centre

Torchlight procession making its way through the city centre Torchlight procession making its way through the city centre From giant umbrellas to sculptures you could drum a tune one there were some eye-catching parts of the Brief Encounter. The […]

2 years ago
What we made of the Brief Encounter in the city centre

An illuminated giant stalked the streets of Preston during Saturday night as the city enjoyed a variation of light shows and sounds. With a live band belting out classic clubbing […]

2 years ago
What’s on and when at the Brief Encounter

You'll have the chance to play the illumaphonium in Harris Street You’ll have the chance to play the illumaphonium in Harris Street As Brief Encounter brings an evening of entertainment to the city centre on Saturday (23 September) here’s what’s on […]

2 years ago
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