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Artist Interview: Simon Plum

Simon Plum Brief Encounter (Oil on canvas) 2007 When Simon Plum graduated with a Fine Art degree he decided to take a brief sabbatical to work within the family business. […]

9 years ago
Local Jewellery Designer – Little Owl by Hazel Lyon

If you are looking for a gift for a well travelled friend this Valentine’s Day look no further. Preston based jewellery designer Hazel Lyon takes her inspiration from across the […]

9 years ago
Curiosity Corner

Theres a cool new shop on the block selling all kinds of lovely quirky homewares, clothes and art. Curiosity Corner is situated on the corner of Strand Road, across from […]

9 years ago
Kilo Stop

Something great is happening on the high street in Preston, in the past few months the city has seen Wonderland Vintage Boutique, Retro Rehab and now the Kilo Stop opening. […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Local Vintage & Craft and Advent Fayres

If you like to pick up quirky gifts or fancy a bit of culture with your shopping check out two events that are happening in the city this weekend. First […]

9 years ago
Review – Halloween Antics at Avenham Park Pavilion

Something spooky was going down on Avenham and Miller Parks this wet and wild Sunday afternoon. Despite lashings of rain over a hundred people made their way to Avenham Park […]

9 years ago
Review: Switch – Compagnie Bam at the Big Top

compagnie bam It was Saturday, we’d spent a packed afternoon milling around the Vintage Festival and competing in the Championsheeps, I was taking a tired but happy six year old home when […]

9 years ago
Those who have left Preston: Living the Dream in California (Part Four)

Tracey Patrick left Preston to work with a family in the USA. Twenty years later and she is still there, very much settled with a family of her own. In […]

9 years ago
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