Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from #thetestbed

Seasons Greetings #Preston !

Sad to report that we are checking-in one final time in the guise of #thetestbed blog and twitter to say our temporary 3-month programme will be ending today as always planned. So a big thank you to everyone who got involved, followed and/or contributed or engaged with us in some way in the ongoing debate around the future for #UCLanUniversity Square .

We will be reviewing everything early in the New Year, and so will be reporting back on this then – as well as updating everyone on the latest news on the major public art commissions being developed for the square and #UCLanStudentCentre . Exciting times lie ahead in 2019, so watch this space…

….and finally, as Big Chris said in summing up events in #LockStockandTwoSmokingBarrels : “There is one more thing…It’s been emotional”.

Video and soundtrack of More Music back projection produced in conjunction with Worldwise Samba Performance, and artists David Boultbee and Ben Rutherford at #TheTestbed on 12th December.

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…Thanks so much @gazcook for ab photos of ‘dressed’ life drawing

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