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Let's Talk... Creativity, Culture & Place- Preston - 5.30pm -8pm - 6/02/20

~It would  be excellent if there was an ongoing group which meets often and invites recognised employed people in their field of work in a relaxed and friendly environment to openly exchange thoughts and views in relation to the work they conduct. Thankfully, there is. Lets Talk... is a regu...

Classic Album Night: - Guns And Roses. The Continental - 8pm - 23/01/20

~On July 21st 1987 a debut album was released which promised more longevity than the first Manic Street Preachers record. It came courtesy of an American rock band whose singles still resonate in popular film and television  today, especially the hit song ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ whi...

Three Of Preston's Top Organisations....

~For the past seven years a print publication has been celebrating the fantastic work people in the North of England are contributing to and how the work can go forward. The name of the group is inspired by Hannah Mitchell (1872–1956), a suffragette and rebel who tried to create ‘beau...

Preston Scratch Band - UCLAN - 11am -1pm - 18/01/20

~If you were a member of an established orchestra you would be expected to play each note without fault and have a sense of seriousness about the nature of the music and the audience you would be performing to. For some of us this can present problems. We may be naturally musical but lack the abi...

In Conversation With Lubaina Himid UCLAN

~Four years ago white artists took the lead in securing a place at The Turner Prize. Yet unbeknown to the organisers a black woman had been cultivating her craft since the 1980’s. It was only in 2017 that Professor Lubaina Himid CBE became the first black woman to win the Turner Prize. A...

The Spire At Night - St Walburges Church - 7.30pm - 8.30pm - 11/01/20 - 8/02/20

~Most people attend their local church for a service on a Sunday morning the quietly go home once the service is complete. Meeting in the evening could be unique especially as it includes experiencing a local landmark.  For a whole month St. Walburge’s Church in Preston will be open fo...

Growth For Creative And Digital SME's - UCLAN - Preston - 3pm- 7pm - 11/02/20

~As a developing small and medium sized enterprise you may have the desire for growth. The vision and design to enhance your already established business so that reaches more people in the public domain. For a portion of creative and digital SME’s that idea of transforming their work model ...

Gary Boyle Band - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 18/01/20

~Most musicians have had some kind of musical background to give them the inspiration to pick up a guitar and create a profitable career out of it.  Gary Boyle is no exception. Having moved to the UK at the age of 8, Gary was already forming an interest in music. By his teenage years he beg...

Preston Charity Gains Support From Youth Music

~Unfortunately in today’s modern climate young people are given a hard time. They may be looked down on because of how they look, their lifestyle and the people they associate with. But this doesn’t therefore mean they’re doomed with no future and no prospects beyond the High Schoo...

In Conversation With Tom Watson - UCLAN - 7pm -9pm - 9/01/20

In our student years it’s very easy to pile on the pounds. Discounts in pubs, cafes and restaurants, clubbing till 3am and hitting the nearest fast food counter. In addition there are  excessive house parties which encourage sweets, chocolates, crisps and biscuits. If you can draw the ...

Funky Bells With The Worldwise Samba Drummers - UCLAN - 6pm- 8pm - 8/01/20

~Do you remember the bridge section of the 1978 classic Queen song ‘Bicycle Race?’ It featured an ensemble set of bell ringing which was designed to imitate the sound of a standard bike bell noise. Can you imagine the fun they had in the recording studio putting that part of the song int...

Louise Fazackerley - The Glass Arc Spoken Word Tour - The Ferret - Preston - 8pm- 9.30pm - 30/01/20

~Most of us take our daily life for granted. As adults we take the car or public transport to work and go about our usual routine. But what if there was a unique individual that took a wry look at life through their smart observations by means of a rhythmic structural format that took their audience...