The Big Draw Winckley Square


Saturday 12th October 2019

12:00 am | The Artistry House, 16 Winckley Square PR1 3JJ

Join the Big Draw with the FOWS on Saturday 12th October at the Artistry House, 16 Winckley Square, Preston.

The Artistry House doors will be open from 12 – 4 and you are invited to pop in at any time during the afternoon to be inspired by art and explore the house.

Live art sessions hosted by local artist, Fiona Candy (FOWS) and Tim Birtwistle, teaching artist at QEGS Blackburn, will run informally throughout the afternoon. You will be invited to participate and explore your creative side with live art sessions on portraiture and inspired by nature.

Visitors are welcome to take a tour of this beautifully restored Victorian house and view eclectic mix of pieces by internationally renowned artists from the Ribble Valley, to South America, The Royal Academy to Saatchi and Saatchi, including Sky Arts Portrait Painter of the year, Eve Pettitt. You will see the house that was once the home of James Tullis (commemorated on a plaque in the Gardens). He was a director of Cooper and Tullis stonemasons, who built many of the large buildings in Preston including St. Walburge’s Church, St. Mark’s Church, Preston Town Hall, Preston Railway Station, Harris Free Library and Whittingham Hospital.

Please note art places will be limited and provided on a first come first serve basis. To be assured of a place please register with Eventbrite to confirm your visit.

If you have any queries feel free to contact Lynsey at email

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