Enjoy the Show

@EnjoyTheShowUK

Creator of Lancashire Fringe Festival and Lancashire Photography Festival – and dozens of independent events, exhibitions and performances.

“His performances rumble with rage, passion and humour” The Guardian
Luke Wright
The Ferret, Preston
Thurs, Sept 22
Get tickets here.


Harry Baker
“Simply put… The greatest performer on earth” ★★★★★ BBC Radio 1
Thurs, Sept 29, 2022 (8pm)
The Ferret, Preston
Tickets £10 from Skiddle

Wed Oct 19
The Old Courts, Wigan
Tickets from Old Courts here.

Thus Oct 20
Square Chapel (Halifax)
Tickets from Square Chapel here.

Thurs Dec 08
Edge Theatre, Manceshter
Tickets from Edge here.


JB Barrington: Showing Poetential tour autumn 2022
Sun Sept 4, 2022 (8pm) – Comedy Lounge (Hull)
Tickets from venue website here

Wed Sept 07, 2022 (8pm) – Hyde Park Book Club (Leeds)
Tickets from Skiddle here

Sat Sept 10, 2022 (8pm) – Cast (Doncaster)
Tickets from venue website soon

Fri Sept 16, 2022 (8pm) – Old Courts (Wigan)
Tickets from venue website soon

Fri Sept 23, 2022 (8pm) – Citadel (St Helens)
Tickets from venue website here.

Sat Oct 08, 2022 (8pm) – Square Chapel (Halifax)
Tickets £10 Tickets from venue website soon

Thurs Oct 27, 2022 (8pm) – The Ferret (Preston)
Tickets Tickets from Skiddle


See three of the UK’s brightest new poets.
Fri Sept 30 (7pm)
Tickets from The Ole Electric here.


Katie O’Brien: Clean at 17
Sat Oct 08 (7pm)
The Old Electric, Blackpool
Tickets from Old Electric here.


Louise Fazackerley: The Pleasure Dome
Fri Nov 11 (7pm)
The Old lectric, Blackpool
Tickets from Old Electric here.


Chris Singleton: How To Be A Better Human
Fri Nov 18 (7pm)
The Old Electric, Blackpool
Tickets from Old Electric here.

Lancashire Fringe Festival 2022 was held in April and May, 2022, in Preston.

#lancsfringe

You can see details of the shows and photos here.

LFF was delighted to receive Arts Council England funding in 2022. Previously, LFF took place in Preston in 2019 for 10 consecutive nights across the city, showcasing the work of dozens of performers.


PREVIOUS SHOWS & EVENTS

2022 – Black Liver at The Ferret, Preston.

Skank by Clementine Bogg-Hargroves performed at The Ferret, Preston – Feb 24, 2022. (Sold out)
Jonny Pelham: Off-Limits at The Ferret, Preston – March 31, 2022.
Paul Case: Dead White Anarchists.
Kat radeva performs 40 minutes for 40 years at Media Factory, UCLan, Preston, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Louise Fazackerley performs The Sleepover at The Larder, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Lancashire Briefs by Lancashire People’s Theatre at the Continental, Preston, at Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Dan Nicholas performs Eugene at The Continental in Preston, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Lancashire Briefs by Lancashire People’s Theatre at the Continental, Preston, at Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Lancashire Briefs by Lancashire People’s Theatre at the Continental, Preston, at Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Chris Singleton performs How To Be A Better Human at The Stanley Arms, Preston, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Jack Dean performs Jeremiah at the Continental, Preston, as part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Artist T.M/O performs at Damson Poets night at The Continental, Preston – part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Nell Hardy performs NoMad at The Continental, Preston, as part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Broccan Tyzack-Carlin performs Turtle at The Stanley Arms, Preston, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Poet Joy France performs at Damson Poets night at The Continental, Preston – part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Drag artist Fonda Cox performs It Is What It Isn’t at The Continental, Preston – part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Erica Mulkern performs dance theatre show Suzy Homemaker at The Continental, Preston, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Soundskills double bill performance featuring Helena Ascough, Jess Aszkenasy and Dan Jones, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
lancashire Fringe Festival at The Larder, Preston with Spark true storytelling and coemdians Dan Jones and Jess Aszkenasy.
Soundskills double bill performance featuring Helena Ascough, Jess Aszkenasy and Dan Jones, part of Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Lancashire Briefs by Lancashire People’s Theatre at the Continental, Preston, at Lancashire Fringe Festival.
Lancashire Photography Festival, Preston, Apr 03, 2021.
Lancashire Photography Festival, Preston, Apr 03, 2021.
Lancashire Photography Festival in Preston, Lancashire, on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.

“Garry Cook was a spectacular events organiser”

Poet Hollie McNish

Enjoy the Show – created by Garry Cook – works with artists, performers and poets, bringing arts, culture and performance to new audiences. In Lancashire, we give people an opportunity to see shows they would not otherwise experience.

Follow @gazcook on most platforms and @EnjoyTheShowUK on TwitterInstagram. Facebook events: Enjoy The Show.

Lancashire Fringe Festival

Starting off as a two-day festival in Ham & Jam Coffee Shop in 2016, LFF has grown into a major performance festival, bringing some of the world’s best contermporary performances to Preston to a growing, cult audience. The festival also commissions and develops new work and talent.

The festival will return in May 2022.

More information here.

Lancashire Photography Festival

Launched in April 2021, the festival showcased the work of over 60 photographers across 16 locations in Preston, Lancashire. Major installations included work by John Davies and Peter Dench.

The two-month festival enjoyed huge audiences who were able to visit the artworks during lockdown conditions.

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Photography & producing

Gerry Cook specialises in arts event photography and produces several performers and theatre shows.

Coontact him on gazcook @ googlemail.com

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