The CCGUK aims to empower people, locally, nationally and internationally for positive change through volunteering and community engagement.
Supporting University and Community partners in a variety of activities including, the Arts, Sciences, History, Health and Social Awareness
The CCGUK also supports Creative teaching as a pathway to inclusion and accessible education.
"Creative Communities like this are vital to support our bourgeoning creative industries. Modern technology is increasingly allowing creative businesses to be based anywhere so having communities based around and supported by regional universities can help to provide mutual support and help to share knowledge and opportunities"
Wayne Hemingway MBE (CCGUK Member)
Mon 27/03/2017 - Mon 27/03/2017 (Ends in 239 days days)
~Admittedly we all have our guilty pleasures and if we can cast our minds back to the 1980s some of us may have been fans of a certain pop star named Rick Astley, me included. The good news is that he’s coming to the Preston Guild Hall on Monday March 27th 2017. Tickets are priced between £22.50 - £35 with the venue opening at 6.30pm. With a record number of albums sold in his career ( a mighty 40m, including recent offering ‘50‘ ) fans will be delighted wi...
Flag Market Cheapside
Sat 13/08/2016 - Sat 13/08/2016 (Ends in 13 days days)
~On Saturday 13th August 2016 you can enjoy a village like no other. Located at the Flag Market, Cheapside, Preston, ‘The Creative Village’ is an imaginative world delving deep into the cultural realms of music, theatre, art and storytelling. Admission is free and you’ll be introduced to a whole variety of eccentric characters. From crazy professors building kinetic sculptures to wacky clowns painting portraits. You can be assured these unique personas will encourage your cr...
Lancaster\'s Williamson Park
Tue 05/07/2016 - Sat 13/08/2016 (Ends in 13 days days)
~It’s done amazingly well at the box office and now The Hobbit is reaching a new theatrical audience at the picturesque parkland of Lancaster’s Williamson Park. Since 1987 the Dukes Theatre has been producing thespian talent to the Lancastrian people and has gathered more than 500,000 spectators. Now in 2016, The Hobbit is staging it’s epic journey from July 5th to August 13th 2016. The woodlands and parkland pathways are a great setting for Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and ...
Tue 05/07/2016 - Fri 23/12/2016 (Ends in 145 days days)
~Here is the top five guide to the quintessential museums throughout the North West of England. 5. Fleetwood Museum :- Learn and discover about this seaside town. Including fishermen’s lives, lifeboats and the docks. Open Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm. 4. Judges Lodgings :- Lancaster’s finest museum revealing the vast collection of Gillow furniture displayed in fabulous Regency period room settings. Fine art is also exhibited. Open Monday - Saturday 3. Ribchester Roman...
Harris Museum And Art Gallery
Sun 03/07/2016 - Sun 25/12/2016 (Ends in 147 days days)
~Coming into affect this weekend, Preston’s most established and prestigious landmarks The Harris and Museum Art Gallery will now be open on Sundays. In addition it will also have a later opening on Wednesday. The museum, gallery and library will be accessed till 8pm and the café and shop until 7.30pm. It’s a re-imagined project that bosses at Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council have collaboratively agreed that this is an important step and would...
Podio Magazine - Launch Event
For the last two months I've been researching & developing the concept of a community & lifestyle magazine which celebrates the good in our city and will be given to Preston commuters & students. With the help of Northern Lights, amongst others, I am pleased to an...