Join us for an evening of fine art and live music to celebrate All Hallows, as Preston musician Tom Woolsgrove plays music from old folklore alongside the Signatus print installation by resident artist Denise Swanson, all in support of World Mental Health Day Continue reading →
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.
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
Lyrics to The Beatles hits Strawberry Fields Forever, She Said She Said and In My Life, handwritten by John Lennon, have been donated to the British Library under the new Cultural Gifts Scheme, administered by Arts Council England. Continue reading →
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 →
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 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 →
The new Greater Manchester Music Hub was launched on Monday 19 November with performances from music ensembles and choirs from across the region including steel pan group Salford Steel, Trafford Jazz Collective, Oldham Youth Orchestra, Bolton Youth Chamber Strings, Bolton Youth Harmonies, Wigan flamenco guitarist Louis Brookes and guitar and vocal group Du’Montts. Peter Salmon, Director of BBC North gave the welcome speech and reinforced the BBC’s commitment to music programming, education and learning.