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 181 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...
Sun 02/10/2016 - Sun 30/10/2016 (Ends in 33 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...
Sun 02/10/2016 - Sun 02/10/2016 (Ends in 5 days days)
~Do you want your student days to be cosy and safe? Would you look back in ten years time and think ‘if only I’d lived a little’. Thankfully, organisers behind this Sundays event ( October 2nd 2016 ) have prepared something that prevents any regret occurring later in life. Courtesy of SU opportunities, you and your student pals can enjoy The Blackpool Pleasure in all it’s adrenalin fuelled glory. Coach leaving Preston this Sunday at 10am and coming home 6pm. Cost...
Sat 01/10/2016 - Sun 02/10/2016 (Ends in 5 days days)
Indoor season is upon us after a hectic outdoors over the summer. Our season involved getting things in place for preperation of this coming year's debut. Our first tournament is in Leeds at the beginning of October and is a chance for us to brush off any indoor rust we may have. We've competed well in this before and the current plan is to take two teams in order to see how everyone plays before Indoor Club regionals in December. We will have regular updates on Twitter @PRON...
Ham And Jam Coffee Shop
Wed 28/09/2016 - Wed 28/09/2016 (Ends in 1 days days)
~Scheduled to take place tomorrow evening ( Wednesday 28th September 2016) is the Damson Poets, a specially commissioned programme of entertainment from local poets and new aspiring writers. Formerly Korova Poetry the fun kicks off at 7.30pm. Held at one of Preston’s newest cafes and close to the bus station is the Ham and Jam coffee shop. For regular attendance please note :- Damson Poets takes place on the last Wednesday of every month. Throughout the night you can expect the...
Vintage By The Sea Reflection
~More than 40,00 people attended, it was a family friendly festival, it comprised of world class entertainment and there were craft workshops on site. You could be fooled into thinking I was reflecting on this years Glastonbury down south back in June. Wrong. I am however, recalling the fourth oc...