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Exhibitions

More T'North

15 February 202031 July 2020
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A Contemporary art exhibition by the Harris Young Producers - proving there's more to the North than thick accents and…

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Exhibitions

The Artful Line

15 February 202031 May 2020
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The Artful Line is one of four new spring exhibitions. Preston artists Gavin Renshaw, Kathryn Poole and Anita George have…

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The Unfurlings: Banners for Hope & Change

15 February 202031 July 2020
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This exhibition is the first unfurling of a banner created by people in Preston living with dementia. Groups from across…

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Exhibitions

Taken in a few seconds /// By the reflection of light

15 February 202031 July 2020
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Abigail's new work for The Harris displays rare books and the oldest photograph from the Harris collection, alongside a moving…

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