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 216 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 68 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...
Longridge Civic Hall, Calder Avenue, Longridge
Tue 20/09/2016 - Tue 20/09/2016 (Ends in 28 days days)
A live performance of the original drama - MOCKINGBIRD HIGH by the award winning Certain Curtain Theatre Company. The Play - Mockingbird High School is empty and dark. However, in a locked-classroom, deep in the basement, a light still burns. Two pupils are conducting an unusual experiment - the trial of their Mother for neglect and abuse. If guilty, there's only one sentence – death… An essential experience for anyone working with children and young people. MO...
The New Continental
Wed 14/09/2016 - Wed 14/09/2016 (Ends in 22 days days)
~From ‘Smoke on the Water’ to ‘Highway Star’, Deeper Purple have mirrored the look and sound of their musical heroes Deep Purple with succinct accuracy and sheer brilliance. Combining a gig that includes tracks from the ‘Made in Japan’ album as well as equally classic and memorable favourites these guys are intending to bring their fans the same rock fuelled adrenalin rush that made Deep Purple household names. The band have played across the UK fo...
Sat 03/09/2016 - Sun 04/09/2016 (Ends in 12 days days)
~Marking it’s fourth occurrence at the seaside town of Morecombe and celebrating 20th century design, fashion, vehicles and entertainment. There really is something for everyone. Saturday 3rd September between 9pm and 2am at The Platform sees ‘Cross the tracks’ a vintage by the sea after party championing music from genres such as soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, house and disco. Special guests Wayne and Corey Hemingway. Advance price £7.50 plus booking fee. Door price &poun...
True Order Tribute Act Blackburn King Georges This December 2016
~When the loss of a loved one occurs it can either break us or make us. In the music world when Richey Edwards of the Manic Street Preachers disappeared on 1st February 1995 it could have destroyed their career yet quite remarkably their resilience shone through and they continued as a three piece w...