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What does Preston have to offer in Lancashire’s bid for UK City of Culture 2025?

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography News of Lancashire’s recent bid for UK City of Culture 2025 – and the central role Preston will play in it – seems to have been met with some consternation; a […]

1 week ago
Cultural sector experts sought for key role in selection of programme for Lancashire 2025 bid

The team at Lancashire 2025 is looking to recruit a panel of professional artistic and creative advisors from the cultural sector, to play an important role in the development of […]

4 weeks ago
Prestonians urged to sign the bid to win City of Culture 2025 for Lancashire

Today (Thursday, 5 August) Lancashire 2025 have launched a short film which is encouraging locals to ‘sign the bid’ to win City of Culture 2025 for Lancashire. Debbi Lander, Bid […]

1 month ago
Preston and Lancashire residents urged to submit ideas for UK City of Culture 2025

The Lancashire 2025 team has urged residents to submit their ideas for UK City of Culture 2025. Since entering Lancashire’s formal expression of interest to host UK City of Culture 2025, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 17 to 23

Looking down the Old Tram Road during Sunday 25 October. Preston and Lancashire residents can currently meet outdoors keeping to the rule of six. Pic: Tony Worrall It has been a hot one in Preston this week, and while temperatures soared, there were lots of fascinating stories to share. From a 12-year-old Preston schoolgirl winning a ‘Step […]

2 months ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

2 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week June 26 to July 2

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. This week, Rosemere Cancer Foundation received funding for a lung cancer research project, and the former Browns Bar […]

3 months ago
Preston ‘has robust cultural strategy’ say leaders as Lancashire withdraws bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has withdrawn its support for the UK City of Culture 2025 bid. County Councillor Alan Vincent, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, said after carefully considering […]

3 months ago
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