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Two of the UK’s top performers coming to Preston’s The Ferret

Spoken-word artist Toria Garbutt Two of the UK’s top performers are to make an appearance at The Ferret. Comedian Jonny Pelham is going to bring his touring show, while poet Toria Garbutt is to […]

2 months ago
Biggest month of spoken-word performance in Preston this September

September will see three of the UK’s best poets head to Preston for the biggest month of spoken-word performance in the city’s history. Acclaimed Manchester-based poet Tony Walsh will perform […]

9 months ago
Preston-based poet’s new collection examines potential third world war

Terry Quinn A new collection of poems examining the effects and aftermath of a third world war has been released by Preston-based poet Terry Quinn. ‘Notes on the Cause of the Third […]

1 year ago
Notable People of Preston: Francis Thompson 1859 – 1907

Francis Thompson (named after Francis of Assisi) was born 18th December 1859 at No. 7 Winckley Street, Preston, to devout catholic parents. His father Charles was a homeopathic doctor and […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Celebrating a Preston Robert on Burns Night

It may be Burns Night tonight (25 January, the annual celebration in Scotland of life of the bard Robert Burns) but another poet named Robert had an equal global following. […]

9 years ago
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