World’s first all-black orchestra visits UK for first time

The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra and Choir, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is making its first visit to the UK during September. The world’s first all-black symphony orchestra, it will perform in venues in Manchester, London, Bristol and Cardiff. Continue reading

Jazz Cafe

Korova Arts Cafe launches a new jazz night, featuring Boogie Bill Roberts, and Dj Andrew Roberts, so why not come down to one of Preston’s most exciting new nights.

KorovaKlectic

Yep…it’s back again for this months outing. It’s KorovaKlectic,  Korova Arts Café & Bar’s electric, ecclectic mix of music, comedy, theatre, poetry and much more. Demonstrating all the different things this vibrant venue undertakes.All pulled together by guest MC’s Slap & Giggle, standing in for resident MC Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

 

LAN Open exhibition 2013 – call for submissions

After the success of last years’ Open exhibition, we were keen to hold another. Oxheys Mill Studios have kindly agreed to host in their fabulous Project Space again but we have also arranged with the new Korova Arts Cafe in Preston for some additional exhibition space. This will increase exposure and provide more opportunities for sales. The Private View event will be held at Oxheys on 22nd August, with another event held at Korova on Saturday 24th August. LAN Flyer

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‘Conversations’ at Oxheys

Conversations is a working residency by emerging artists Jane Bennett, Steph Fletcher, Rob Smith, Nuala Riding, Natalie Morgan and Evelyn Rose, who are in the completion stage of their Fine Art: Site and Archive MA at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The works on show are exploring the ephemeral nature of time, place and memory using a varying range of media. Continue reading

Our Big Gig is looking for talent in your community

Local communities are being invited to take part in Our Big Gig, a community music celebration that takes place across the UK from 11 to 14 July 2013, funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government and through Grants for the Arts funding from the Arts Council. Continue reading

The 60×60 Athena Mix (2012)

The fabulous Victorian architecture of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, played a welcoming host to the 60×60 Athena Mix 2012 on Friday 8th March, 2013.  The Grade 1 listed building is an amazing space ordinarily and boasts the largest gallery space in Lancashire but when it was filled to the rafters with 60 sound-works by 60 women artists, composers and musicians recently, it became even more so. Continue reading

New Music Biennal offers funding and support for music commissions

Organisations across the country can apply for funding and support for new music commissions for UK-based composers, to be performed across the country in the first ever New Music Biennial.

Organisations across the country can apply for funding and support for new music commissions for UK-based composers, to be performed across the country in the first ever New Music Biennial. Continue reading