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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
Left in Preston’s submission call for digital anthology

Left in Preston was founded in 2012 by Kirsty Higginson, and is a vibrant platform showcasing the creative talent from the cobbled streets of Preston. The website is dedicated to […]

7 years ago
I Am Kloot frontman John Bramwell to take to Continental stage

John Bramwell, frontman of English Rock band I Am Kloot, is set to perform on The Continental stage later this month. The singer songwriter and Mercury prize nominee is said […]

7 years ago
The Continental to host Half Term family show

They Eat Culture will host the latest edition to the programme at The Continental with, “When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish” this Thursday. The quirky-titled family comedy show will […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First Korova Poetry a big success with more nights planned

The first Korova Poetry night was a big success and there are more planned. Upstairs in the café was full for the first ever Korova Poetry night which saw named […]

8 years ago
Schoolboy from Preston scoops Lakeland Trophy

A Preston schoolboy scooped the ‘Haiku at the Howe’ 2014 trophy. It’s a special poetry award created by the Lindeth Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere, the Lake District. The hotel […]

8 years 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
Autumnal Day Dream: Penwortham Poetry by Lorna Smithers

Bringing a little bit of culture to the Blog, I came across this lovely poem about Penwortham and thought it an evocative description of this time of year. ‘Autumnal Day […]

10 years ago
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