Enjoy the Show

@EnjoyTheShowUK

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

“Tory-hating leftie” ★★★★ Daily Mail
Tom Mayhew: Trash Rich
The Stanley Arms, Preston
Weds, July 6 (7pm)
Tickets from Skiddle here.


Chris Singleton: How To Be A Better Human
The Old Courts, Wigan
Thursday, July 20 (8pm)
Tickets from The Old Courts here.


Katie Damer: Totally Trucked
The Ferret, Preston
Thurs, July 28 (8pm)
Tickets £8 from Skiddle 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


JB Barrington: Showing Poetential tour autumn 2022
Fri Jun 17, 2022 (8pm) – St Josepeh’s (Scarborough)
Tickets from venue website here

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

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

#lancsfringe

You can see details of the shows and photos here.


Lancashire Fringe Festival
Returns May 2022

LFF is delighted to have received Arts Council England funding to allow the festival to return in 2021. The previous festival, in 2019, ran for 10 consecutive nights across the city, showcasing the work of dozens of performers.


Past shows:

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.

“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.

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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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