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Exhibitions

The Artful Line

15 February 20203 January 2021

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

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More T'North

15 February 202025 September 2020

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 Unfurlings: Banners for Hope & Change

15 February 20203 January 2021

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

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