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 109 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...
The Harris Museum And Art Gallery
Sat 10/12/2016 - Sat 10/12/2016 (Ends in 2 days days)
~This Saturday for many Prestonians could mean a continuation of their Christmas shopping. For some, it could be a severe stress facing the crowds and battling to find those special presents for relatives, friends or loved ones. You may however, wish to seek an escapism from all that madness and lose yourself in an imaginative world. This Saturday 10th December 2016 The Harris Museum and Art Galley on Jacson Street, Preston, Lancashire invites you to an Egyptian Balcony Tour! Travel to ...
SU Building UCLAN
Mon 21/11/2016 - Mon 12/12/2016 (Ends in 4 days days)
~This is a perfect way to relax and de-stress after a period of intense study. The sessions will be running on Mondays and Tuesdays between 12- 1pm from 21st November - Monday 12th December. It will take place at the Flintoff Room which is the 1st floor in the SU Building ( through the door to the left of the Atrium kitchen). In addition formal lessons will take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. The sessions are free and are a great way to un...
The Minster Church
Wed 21/09/2016 - Wed 10/05/2017 (Ends in 153 days days)
~Tomorrow lunchtime sees The Minster on Church Street, Preston becoming a cultural delight as both Sarah Bennett and Daniel King- Smith entertain audiences with their flute and piano interpretation of some classical favourites. Between the hour of 1- 2pm you can expect to see performances of Hamilton Harty, Bach, Takemitsu, Carl Reinecke and Hue all in a quiet, peaceful surrounding so you can absorb the cultural environment free from distraction and the perfect escapism from the outside...
The Grundy Art Gallery
Thu 01/09/2016 - Sat 07/01/2017 (Ends in 30 days days)
~In recognition of the town’s legendary annual illuminations, Blackpool is now opening a new exhibition which celebrates neon lights in all it’s glorious paraphernalia. Simply titled ‘ Neon :- The Charged Line’ it hopes to highlight how artists have used the gas and light it emits since the 1960s. Based at The Grundy Art Gallery, the interested public will have the opportunity to experience how neon has been used as a form of line drawing in text, signs, sculptures ...
Post Diversity Conference 2016 Part 2
~Special thanks also go to Chair of the CCG Russell Hogarth and conference co-ordinator Nigel Farnworth. Colleagues from across the University and community made a fantastic effort in organising such a seamless and slick delivery of the conference. Grete Smith Project Officer with Research Sup...