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 275 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 30/07/2016 - Sun 31/07/2016 (Ends in 36 days days)
~The Chorley annual Flower show is taking place very soon and what better way to welcome the two day festival than have some established gardening names from the world of television. Taking place at Astley Park, Gardeners World presenter Carol Klein and garden design and television presenter Joe Swift will conduct gardening demonstrations and will be on hand as part of an exciting question and answer session. The council run event is scheduled to take place between July 30- 31st 2016. For ...
Sat 16/07/2016 - Sat 16/07/2016 (Ends in 21 days days)
~You’ve seen them on the small screen now watch them battle it out in a fierce contest of strength and resilience. The Strong Man competition is coming to Preston’s flag market at the height of summer Saturday July 16th 2016. The tournament kicks off in fine style at 10am where the action proceeds at the Flag Market on Cheapside. Admission is free and you can watch the blood sweat and tears till 4pm. Stamina tests include the Log Lift, the Giant Dumbbell Press an...
Fri 08/07/2016 - Sun 10/07/2016 (Ends in 15 days days)
~If you can’t afford the annual trip to the south to watch a well known festival or you prefer watching local bands instead of those in the public eye than the 10th anniversary Glastonferret at The Ferret on Fylde Road could be just for you. Scheduled to take place between July 8th - 10th 2016 and with tickets ranging from £12 ( weekend pass ) to £6 ( one day ) and with an exclusive £10 deal for early bird tickets there are plenty of great live bands performing n...
St. Anthony\'s Social Centre Fulwood
Fri 08/07/2016 - Fri 08/07/2016 (Ends in 13 days days)
~It’s always good to get together over fun and good food, it’s especially important when united over a shared condition. As part of the 20th Anniversary of Disability Equality, friends, staff and volunteers are meeting together at St. Anthony’s Social Centre, St. Anthony’s Drive, Fulwood, Preston. Scheduled to take place on Friday 8th July 2016 between 7pm - 11pm. There will be entertainment, music, refreshments and a grand raffle. Tickets are priced at &po...
A Night In Venice. Charter Theatre. Monday 4th July 2016
~So you’ve booked that all inclusive holiday to Venice. You and your loved ones are eagerly excited about the sun, sand, eating establishments and entertainment. The date of your holiday as arrived. Arriving in sunny Venice throughout the month of July. Sounds good on the surf...