Museum Exhibitions & Activities

The museum holds regular exhibitions and free activities ranging from talks and lectures to demonstrations and hands on workshops. Many activities reflect the theme of the exhibition held at the time.

Unless otherwise stated the events run from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.


1st to 27th October - Exhibition - The work of Charlie Holt

Charlie's work has its roots in pop art, surrealism and dada and is almost exclusively collage, both traditional cut and paste and digital often combining both. Raw material is culled from posters in the streets, magazines and newspapers.

6th October (Sat) - Charlie Holt Exhibition Opening

A chance to meet the artist and see what makes him tick.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

10th October (Wed) - On the Track of the Preston Radicals

A local history walk with Dr. David Hunt in conjunction with the Preston Arts Society.

Starts at 10.15am at the Preston Harris Museum entrance.

13th October (Sat) - Workshop with Artist Charlie Holt

A talk and a workshop with the artist Charlie Holt.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

20th October (Sat) - From Galley to Cockpit

The air hostess who became an airline pilot. A talk by Maureen Baxter.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

27th October (Sat) - Have camera will Travel

An Illustrated lecture by Sue Jeeves

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

30th October - 24th November - 2018 South Ribble Open Art Exhibition

Enter your artwork

The Open Art exhibition is back for another year. This gives anyone in the Borough of South Ribble an opportunity to enter their artwork for exhibition. You do not have to be part of an art group or society, anyone can enter. Full details are available on the entry form which you can collect from the museum or download here. Feel free to contact the museum if you still have any queries.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

Do visit these other sites for more events and activities in the region

South Ribble Councils' What's On Calendar 'Visit South Ribble' Website 'Visit Leyland' Website Lancashire Museums

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