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Bid to save The Ferret could see iconic Preston venue come into community ownership

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Ferret has been accepted on to Preston’s register of assets of community value. The decision-makers at Preston City Council agreed that ‘the principal use of The Ferret furthered the […]

1 week ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

2 weeks ago
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
The Ferret to host alternative LGBTQ+ night ‘Trash’ this weekend

A monthly Stanley Arms LGBTQ+ night is coming to The Ferret this weekend with three live acts and a DJ. On Friday 25 March, the alternative LGBTQ+ night ‘Trash’ will […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 22 to 28

A cold day on Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall With the end of January fast approaching and the end of the cold weather clearly on the horizon, several green initiatives will soon kickstart the spring, including â€˜Plant Preston’ for the […]

4 months ago
Music and comedy show to launch 2022 theatre programme at Preston’s The Ferret

Ruth and Keith Pic: Claire Griffiths Successful act Black Liver will launch The Ferret’s 2022 theatre programme with their hit comedy theatre show. Labelled ‘The White Stripes with laughs’, Black Liver are musical duo, comedy double act […]

4 months ago
UCLan music students to hold free Christmas show at The Ferret

A new partnership between UCLan and local venue The Ferret has seen music students run free monthly shows in the city. Since the beginning of term, students on UCLan’s BA (Hons) […]

6 months ago
The Ferret to hold John Peel tribute show ‘Hardcore Halloween’ this weekend

The Ferret is this weekend holding a tribute show to the late Radio 1 DJ John Peel. On Saturday 30 October, the Hardcore Halloween event will feature hardcore, grindcore and […]

7 months ago
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