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Preston’s Evil Blizzard watercolour prints snapped up in online auction

A limited edition run of watercolour prints featuring Preston’s lunatic doom-mongers, Evil Blizzard, were snapped up within an hour. Fans went crazy over the collectable cards which depict band members in their […]

6 years ago
Local artist interview: Animator Peter Gallagher

Pete Gallagher is an amiable sort of chap with a vast knowledge of film, animation and television. The local lad has been working on music videos and as an animator […]

6 years ago
Harris Open Exhibition: Public work to adorn the walls in annual tradition

I’ve just finished preparing two pieces of photography for the Harris Open Exhibition. I have long enjoyed taking photos, usually of friends or family but never thought I had any […]

7 years ago
Artist Interview: Local illustrator and printmaker Andrew Berwick

It’s great to hear about crafts people who are able to forge a full time living making and selling their work. One such person is illustrator and printmaker Andrew Berwick. […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Talking shopping: Life’s Little Larks a treasure trove of art and crafts

Tucked away down Glovers Court, next to Waterstones, is a wonderful little treasure trove of art and hand crafted gifts. Helena Clarkson set up Life’s Little Larks with her mum […]

7 years ago
Artist interview: Dawn Jackson’s glass designs

Searching for a cheery gift to brighten up someone’s day? Look no further. The Harris Museum and Shop has gone dotty over Dawn Jackson’s glass designs. She makes little glass […]

7 years ago
Quickest way out of Preston on a bike?

What is the quickest way on foot or wheels out of the city and into the countryside? A fast pedal along Lancaster Canal? Across the Ribble, south to Bamber Bridge […]

7 years ago
Artist interview: Lauretta Rapley

‘Untitled – no face’ Lauretta Rapley (2014) This month Oxheys Mill Studios celebrates it’s third birthday. What better way to help the artist-led co-operative celebrate than see the latest exhibition […]

7 years ago
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