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Songs, Poems And Stories With Sid Calderbank - Preston - 1-1.45pm - 05/03/20

~They say ‘there’s nowt traditional as a good owd song”.  And when the song is sung in a Lancashire dialect it adds to the authenticity of the singer especially if they’re from that neck of the woods. Sid Calderbank has been a native dialect speaker for the past 30 ye...

Creatives Corner Social + Art SPACE -The Bureau - Blackburn - 6pm-9pm- 29/02/20

~Last year the people of Blackburn experienced a severe blow to it’s community. A raging fire broke out at The Bureau Arts Centre. Concern was apparent  for the  exhibited works and it looked as if the arts centre couldn’t be saved with  fears growing  for the preserv...

Damson Poets- The Continental - Preston - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - 26/02/20

~Were you the inquisitive young child who always asked your parents what a word means when it was discussed at the dinner table? If so you probably grew up to have a love of words and the English language. You may not have read an excessive amount of books but your knowledge was sufficient enough to...

Living City Weekender To Bring Arts, Culture And Wellbeing Events To Preston

~Since Preston was officially made a city in 2002 it has grown from strength to strength. The influx  of students has surpassed the average enrolment at UCLAN for the academic year, more cafes and restaurants has given a financial boost  to local businesses and development in and around th...

Show Us Your Moves

Campaign for DanceSyndrome launches on 21st February. Do you believe that everyone has the right to dance?  Do you believe in an inclusive and equitable Society where everyone can follow their dreams? DanceSyndrome breaks down barriers and uses dance to do it. On 21st February the charity...

SOUND OUT - UCLAN - 5.30pm -.6.30pm - 25/02/20

~If a person made enquiries about singing lessons in their local community they would either be part of a conformed school environment or visit a qualified teacher at their home in the  evening or weekend. This may be appealing to some but for the more non conformist individuals they’l...

Skinner Releasing Workshop - UCLAN - 10.30am - 4.30pm - 22/02/20 - 23/02/20

~Tai Chi is best described as a meditative martial arts experience. You no doubt have witnessed at one stage a class of tai chi members going through a variety of controlled  movements which enable the mind and body to stay focused and relaxed. You may not be as familiar with Skinner Releasi...

Introduction To Chinese Martial Arts- Harris Museum - Preston - 11.30am - 12.15pm - 18/02/20

~Children have vivid imaginations. A trip to the video store sees them immediately reach for an absolute classic, ‘The Karate Kid’. Following the film they all adopt names for each other and attempt to recreate some of the scenes and moves in and around the house. A parent notices ...

British Animation Women Breaking The Mold - Film - UCLAN - 6pm -7pm - 21/02/20

~More and more women are coming forward and leading the way in the creative world of entertainment. They are proving that they are just as skilled as the male gender and can often perform better results in a very competitive industry. On Friday 21st February the interested public are invited to a...

Tom Meadows Drum Masterclass- The Continental - Preston - 7pm - 20/02/20

~When you hire someone to do a job you want a decent outcome knowing that they are an experienced person in their field of work. The same principle applies in the music industry. If you take on a bass guitarist with two years experience compared with the other musician with ten years experience, ...

Preston Author Publishes Children’s Mindfulness Book After Overcoming Anxiety

~Have you ever battled with severe anxiety to the point that it ruins both yourself and those closest to you? This is not an isolated problem, many people are experiencing unpleasant thoughts and overwhelming feelings but finding a way forward is a positive solution and can switch the thoughts from ...

Preston People's Choir-UCLAN - Media Factory - 7pm -9pm - 18/02/20

~More and more people are discovering the television is a dying source of entertainment. That being the case where can locals gather together to feel uplifted and in a positive state of euphoria at the end of the evening? The Preston People’s Choir meets every Tuesday at UCLAN’S Media...