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 154 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...
Sat 19/11/2016 - Sat 19/11/2016 (Ends in 26 days days)
~This is an exciting opportunity for students who wish to brave bigger heights of success far beyond the classroom environment. This full day includes a UCLAN Recognised Climbing Instructor. The cost of the tutorial includes transport to and from the location of climb and the personal tuition from the instructor. You will, however need to be prepared so here is a four list requirement for your climbing expedition :- 1.Free moving clothes for climbing (be wary of the weather on the day) ...
Wesham House Farm Fleetwood Road
Sat 29/10/2016 - Sat 29/10/2016 (Ends in 5 days days)
~A fantastic experience awaits children whose parents may be struggling to think of things to keep them busy over the October half term period. Two historic helicopters will be on display on Saturday 29th October 2016 from 10am - 4pm at Wesham House Farm, Fleetwood Road, Preston. The Bell UH-1H Huey and Hughes OH-6 Loach helicopters will be exhibiting their original livery in a fully restored and accessible condition meaning they are ready to fly, if and when the moment arrives. A selec...
Red Kite Gym
Wed 26/10/2016 - Wed 26/10/2016 (Ends in 2 days days)
~Taking place at the Red Kite Gym is a fun afternoon of self defence activities. Lead instructor Rachel Joyner will teach young students how to defend themselves which in turn will increase their confidence and help them adapt to new assertive skills. If your interested you need to meet outside the Opportunities Centre at 1.45pm and someone will assist a group of students to Red Kite which is above The Ferret on Fylde road. The session concludes at 5pm and capacity is limited to 2...
Sun 02/10/2016 - Sun 30/10/2016 (Ends in 6 days days)
~After more than 60 years in show business, the “master of mirth” Ken Dodd is returning to a place where it all began. Back in 1955 Dodd performed in Blackpool when he appeared in the resort just 12 months after turning professional. Several decades later and a family of Diddymen and women sees him capturing the heart of Blackpool’s seaside town once again. This October The Grand Theatre is hosting an evening with Ken every Sunday throughout the month. Based on h...
90s Rock Band Oasis Exhibition Opens In Manchester
~Live Forever, Wonderwall and Don’t Look Back in Anger, songs that defined a generation :- the Britpop movement and what was then coined as ‘the new Beatles’, Manchester’s finest Oasis. Now in 2016 that era of hits from a band that had their fair share of battles with the ...