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Wallace and Gromit bench to be installed outside Preston’s Market Hall

Preston will soon have its own Wallace & Gromit bench in celebration of the animated duo’s Preston-born, Academy Award®-winning creator Nick Park. The bronze bench, based on the pair as […]

2 weeks ago
Nick Park returns to Preston for Early Man showing

Nick Park at the Odeon in Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Nick Park at the Odeon in Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc’Nally One of Preston’s most famous sons returned to the city for a showing of his new film. Nick Park […]

3 years ago
A glimpse inside Nick Park’s Lancashire wedding

Nick Park and his wife Mags after the ceremony Pic: Brenda Dell A glimpse inside Nick Park’s glorious Lancashire wedding has been granted. He married Mags Connolly at Gibbon Bridge Hotel near Chipping on Friday afternoon. Brenda Dell, who was amongst the small […]

5 years ago
Oscar-winner Nick Park marries near Preston

Nick Park visiting Preston during the 2012 Guild Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most famous sons has tied the knot on the outskirts of the city. Oscar-winning animator Nick Park has married at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel. In a ceremony […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 33 things everyone who grew up in Preston knows to be true

Preston is a proud city, but we know not everything is fantastic. So this takes a tongue-in-cheek look at everything born and bred Prestonians know to be true. 1. Holiday […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Nick Park returns to Preston for Conversations in Creativity, part of the Guild 2012 festival

Preston’s own Nick ‘Wallace and Gromit’ returned to the city for a special event at the Guild. Nick took part in Conversations in Creativity, a chat about his life and […]

9 years ago
Nick Park returning to Preston for special Guild conversation session

nick park One of Preston’s most famous sons will return to the city for a special event at the Guild. Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park is due to be in the […]

9 years ago
Preston Arts Council funding halves

Preston has suffered a 50% decrease in Arts Council funding between 2008 and 2010. The figures, taken from data.gov.uk, show the amount of grants awarded between 2008/2009 and 2009/2010. The awards are then broken down into regional […]

11 years ago
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