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 CCG - Creative Communities Group

Creative Communities Group

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.

Events

HAPPY #LANCASHIREDAY

HAPPY #LANCASHIREDAY

Blackburn

Sat 15/06/2019 - Sun 16/06/2019 (Ends in 184 days days)

Lancashire is a county of making culture — so as part of #LancashireDay we’re excited to reveal that The National Festival of Making will return to Blackburn in June 2019 with new dates! 15th & 16th June 2019 After attracting an audience of 40,000 visitors in 2018, a new F...

Creating Active Communities 2019

Creating Active Communities 2019

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Thu 02/05/2019 - Thu 02/05/2019 (Ends in 139 days days)

Sport England have invested around £100m into 12 grassroots projects in order to build healthier, more active communities across England. The Local Delivery Pilots will be used to trial new and innovative solutions that make it easier for people in these communities to access sport and physica...

New Year\'s Eve Spectacular

New Year's Eve Spectacular

Southbank Centre

Mon 31/12/2018 - Mon 31/12/2018 (Ends in 17 days days)

Dance through the decades in one unforgettable night at an iconic venue. We take over four floors of the Southbank Centre to create an experience like no other, celebrating 8 decades of music with live bands, DJs, cabaret, dance lessons and entertainment over 5 themed clubs and 7 bars.   Fo...

Latest News

Time Off - CCG Sabbatical - 14/12/18 - 31/12/18

Dear friends of the CCG, having been writing blogs continuously for the past 12 months I am going to have a rest for a couple of weeks or so to recharge my batteries. This therefore means there won't be any blogs uploaded till Monday 31st December 2018. I want to thank you for your on...

Ekhe -Mixed Media Installation - UCLAN - 9am -5pm- 18/12/18 - 11/1/19

~Mixed -media installations have a defining quality that makes them unique to the general public. They are presented in all shapes and sizes and have varying degrees of composition which is hand crafted by the artistic eye of the designer. Artists Alex De Vol and Josh Horsley have been hard at wo...

Trans Disciplinary Talk And Discussion - UCLAN - 4pm- 6.30pm- 13/12/18

~No matter how great a person’s  position is or how accomplished they may be, cannot tackle world issues on their own. There needs to be a team of highly skilled and reputable people to deal effectively with what is happening on the world scene. Sufficient research is needed. ‘Tr...

Family History Friday - Lancashire Archives - Preston - 10am - 4pm - 14/12/18

~At this time of year many people sadly come out in a terrible state after a works night out and have no recollection the following morning. On a more positive note other people use it as a time to spend with the family, yet at the dinner table there could be one or two conflicts. It’s then wh...

The Importance Of Being Emotionally Intelligent

Article from UCLan https://www.abintegro.com/resources/newsroom/newsroom.aspx?newsid=7381 Emotional intelligence (also known as EQ) refers to your ability to recognise, understand and manage your emotions. EQ is an incredibly useful skill to possess at work, as, despite existing preconceptio...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Professor Rob Campbell

~~Our early educational experiences can set us up for life and can have a positive effect on our long term career goals. This month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ achieved such a goal in the field of philosophy. Let’s learn more from Professor Rob Campbell. Rob began learnin...

Harris Open - Harris Museum And Art Gallery - 8/12/18 - 20/1/19

~For all the North West’s established artists who may have climbed the artistic ladder via the education system there are, however  those of us hidden amongst the veneer of schooling who are artists in their own right and thanks to an annual event they are being presented and shown  ...

Monthly Somatic Movement Classes - UCLAN - Wednesday - 2.30pm - 4.30pm - 12/12/18

~You wake up, go to work, come home, eat tea, go to bed. Sounds like routine, sounds like you could be neglecting some well earned rest and relaxation. Your body needs to recover from life from time to time and it’s good to know Preston’s thriving University is providing a beneficial gro...

Worldwise Samba Drummers - UCLAN - Wednesdays - 6pm-8pm

~It’s all too easy to spend a Wednesday evening snuggled up on the sofa with your loved one watching your favourite movie. What if your partner though was a skilled drummer and had a yearning to play percussion throughout the duration of the film. Thankfully, there is a solution. The Worldw...