National touring Photography! exhibition in Preston

This fabulous exhibition features work from some of the best professional photographers in the country, all members of the BIPP (British Institute of Professional Photography). There really is something for everyone: from fine art to celebrity portraiture, contemporary art to landscapes, wildlife to commercial, wedding and portraits to fitness, military to underwater and of course, the downright … Read more

Exhibition, artist/curator talk, open studios, art tour & preview party

Exhibition Join us at Oxheys Mill Studios for International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8th, for an exhibition  Family Album featuring some fascinating photographic work made in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s by Maud Sulter and Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe, curated by international artist Lubaina Himid, Professor of Contemporary Art at UClan. Talk At 2pm … Read more

Winter at Oxheys

Join us for this Winter evening with mulled wine and mince pies, enjoy the images from Bryn Griffiths exhibition and some fascinating Chernobyl-inspired soundscapes from our friend Chelytherium who is making a welcome return visit. Instead of a winter exhibition this year, we are extending the exhibition and holding this as a closing event. Hope … Read more

Hand-in’s 2015 LAN Open exhibition

Summer 2015 Open - submissions

  Submissions 13th-14th Jun 12-3pm Lancashire Artists Network and Oxheys Mill Studios are pleased to invite submissions for the 2015 Open exhibition. Local artists, members of Lancashire Artists Network and ArtLab Contemporary Print Studios are all invited to participate. The exhibition, themed around ideas of ‘change’ is open to artists in all media, 2D 3D and … Read more

Summary of party manifestos: what they mean for arts, culture and creativity

With polling three weeks away, we’ve summarised the main arts policies in party manifestos.

This week the parties launched their manifestos for the 2015 General Election. Overall there was greater prominence for the arts, culture and the creative industries than in 2010. With less than three weeks to polling day, we have summarised the headline arts policies and included links to the manifestos so you can examine them in more detail.

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Experimental in Nature

This exhibition is an exploration into various experimental techniques and different means of presenting  work under the theme of ‘Experimental in Nature’. Through this exploration, a few have branched out into working with film. Those working with film, focus on the photograph as a physical object and so have looked into different ways of printing and presenting the final images. By having both digital and film in the exhibition, a discussion is opened between old and new.

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Solstice Celebration @ Oxheys

Come and celebrate the Solstice with us at Oxheys for a special one-off ceremonial performance by a native American Shaman, to take place in the project space alongside our Winter exhibition of contemporary art by resident and local artists. This will be a fabulous event, not to be missed – do join us.

Oxheys Winter exhibition – Private View

Our Winter exhibition is always popular and a good excuse for a pre-Christmas party with opportunities to buy artist-made cards and small gifts at affordable prices. We hope you will join us again this year. For the first time it is not an ‘open’ exhibition but one featuring work by resident artists, along with a … Read more

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