DERELICT is Preston’s primary producers of Contemporary Theatre & Live Performance.

Derelict is a Preston based programme of Live Art & Contemporary performance in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire. Operating from within The Media Factory, we produce incoming theatre programmes, community projects & annual festivals in the City.

Derelict is a non-profit organisation made up of Preston based artists & producers and is supported by Arts Council England, UCLan & Preston City Council.

Our programme aims to generate new audiences for international, national and regional theatre in the North West of England whilst also supporting the development of new emerging artists & producers.

Derelict also offers internships currently supported by UCLan.

See our upcoming events here.

Supported Artists

Current Associate Artists – Tin Can People

Recent Commissioned Artists 

Keri Sparks : The Sorrowful Stag

Tin Can People : Katie & Pip

Blink Theatre : Tomato Ketchup

Contact Information.

Chris Gilligan: Artistic Director – chris@derelictlive.org

Current Interns:

Kelly Graves – kelly@derelictlive.org

How to find us :

Most of our studio performance programme takes place in the University of Central Lancashire’s Theatre studio, located in the Media Factory on Kirkham Street, Preston.
See map link below.


Stay in touch with Derelict’s upcoming events and projects by following our social media pages:

Website:  http://www.derelictlive.org

Twitter: @Derelictlive

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Derelict 

Instagram: @derelictlive