Eric Broug

Islamic design explored at Harris Museum lecture

The Harris Museum in Preston welcomed an international artist earlier this week to prepare for a series of Islamic design workshops in communities across Lancashire. Eric Broug, Owner of Broug Atellers Ltd, a specialist educational company of Islamic geometric design, visited the gallery to present an example of his work and outline the skills that he will teach during his exclusive seminars. The architecture tutor briefed […]

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Hoghton Tower

450 year old Shakespeare’s connections with Preston

It was William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this week, but did you know he may have spent a couple of those years in and around Preston? A story that has baffled literary scholars for years, did Shakespeare spend some of his ‘lost years’ at Hoghton Tower or at the outskirts of Preston? It is an intriguing thought that the greatest poet might have spent some of […]

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Oxheys Mill Studio celebrates third birthday on Radio Lancashire

Local artist run gallery is celebrating its third year on BBC Radio Lancashire next Thursday. The studio, set up by three Preston-based artists and run on a purely voluntary basis, has made it into its third year and wants to celebrate it! Oxhey Studio has taken part in several Preston based Preston including Tringe, Lite Night, Guild and a UCLan Art Trail. It has worked […]

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Musical Comedy group hold auditions for new show

A local musical troop are holding auditons for their next production. Preston Musical Comedy Society are presenting the North West premier of hit musical Aspects of Love by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The show was a hit at the West End in London running for three years and two UK tours. Famous songs include “Seeing is Believing”, “I Want to be the First Man You Remember”, […]

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Korova Arts Cafe prepares to celebrate first birthday

Korova Arts Café and Bar on St Wilfrid Street are planning a whole weekend of music, poetry and film in celebration of their first year in business. The quirky café will be hosting a whole artistic weekend from May 22 to May 25. Friday evening will kick-start the birthday bash where Korova plan to fill every nook and cranny of their venue with a variety of different arts. […]

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Five reasons you need to catch Heart Variations

Heart Variations comes to Preston Playhouse on Friday April 25. That’s great but what is Heart Variations and why is it going to be such a special show? We spoke to Creative Director Egle Mei who talked to us about how her ultimate goal is to inspire a young generation to carve a better path than the one that came before. With her was the […]

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