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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week August 7 to 13

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner This week, Preston residents have been gearing up for Saturday’s Prestfest events on The Flag Market. And, as outdoor activities continue to ramp up post-lockdown, families can attend a family-friendly picnic event […]

1 month 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 […]

8 months ago
Gritty memories of growing up in Preston penned by local poet

Darren Hobson Preston-born poet Darren Hobson has published new work that shares his memories of growing up in and around the town during the 1970s and beyond. Locations in Avenham, Penwortham and […]

8 months ago
Acclaimed pop poet Louise Fazackerley launches new tour in Preston

Louise Fazackerley during one of her performances Pop poet Louise Fazackerley will launch her new The Glass Arc tour at The Ferret on Thursday 30 January at 8pm. The tour is promoting Louise’s first book, The Lolitas, […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gritty Manc poet to launch new Preston performance night

Mike Garry A gritty Manchester poet famous for appearing with bands like New Order is launching a new performance night in Preston. Mike Garry will appear at The Ferret on Thursday 31 October. Garry has […]

2 years ago
How budding poets can share the fruits of their labour at this Preston poetry group

Jessica Sneddon recently performed at a Damson Poets event Pic: Christine Burke A Preston poetry group is giving budding poets a platform to share their work. Damson Poets meets at the Continental on the last Wednesday of each month. The group began […]

2 years ago
Award-winning poet who ‘suffers from Scottishness’ is coming to Preston

Kevin Gilday Pic: www.jamiemcfadyenphotography.com An acclaimed Scottish writer is coming to Preston fresh from Edinburgh Fringe. Award-winning spoken-word artist Kevin P Gilday is set to deliver a selection of his best work in the Suffering From […]

2 years ago
Superstar poet bringing talk of death, breasts and Transformers to Preston

Hollie McNish on stage Performance poet Hollie McNish is bringing her award-winning poetry to the Harris. McNish – who in 2017 co-wrote a play about Dick Kerr Ladies – was persuaded to add Preston to […]

3 years ago
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