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Diversity And Inclusion Film Week

There has been a change of film in our Diversity Film Week 18-22 March, 2019. On Thursday, instead of this is England we are showing at 16:00   Lancaster International   Short documentary film about life of foreigners in a small English city just before Brexit. Running ti...

Design Ephemera - UCLAN- Victoria Building - 9am -5pm - 18/2/19 - 1/3/19

~A billboard poster in a busy city centre may have the persuasive words ‘pack by popular demand’. It could be a returning food outlet, perhaps a sequel to a movie or an exhibition which has captured the hearts of the community. The latter is what The Ephemera represents. This year it ...

Short Story Writing Course - UCLAN- Harris Building - 6pm -8pm- February- August 2019

~When a baby is born it’s first six months are vital in forming in a bond with mother and father, smiling and crying and in some cases saying it’s first word. The English language is by far the first forms of communication a baby will use when interacting with it’s parents. As t...

Classic Album Night - The Continental- 8pm- 11pm - 21/2/19

~ Drug abuse, poverty, and the Vietnam War. These are themes that are explored in great depth on the late Marvin Gaye’s 1971 concept album ‘What’s Going on’.  The songs are told from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran returning to his home country to witness hatred, s...

The Birley Branches Out - Summer 2019

~When a creative person begins their career it may take a considerable amount of work to build on their portfolio following a recent degree at the local University. Through social networks and finding a desirable  platform their field of interest begins to grow. Peer groups start to widen ou...

Future Engineers Club - Harris Museum Preston - 1pm-2pm - 16/2/19 - 9/3/19

~All the great engineers had to start somewhere. These include, Brunel, Stephenson, Telford and their contemporaries. They would have had to start relatively young and learn their craft whilst studying to have a career as an engineer. The same is much true in our day. UCLAN have recently built a ...

Loneliness Seminar- UCLAN - 4pm- 5.30pm- 13/2/19

~Were you the child at school who played on your own? As a teenager did you gaze out of the window longing for time out with your friends? When you became an adult were you superficially happy in an attempt to hide your sadness? These feelings are not uncommon. All of us experience some kind of ...

Classical Concert At The Minster - Church Street- Preston - 1pm-2pm- 13/2/19

~The harp and the saxophone are two very different instruments. The harp has a lush, softening sound whereas the saxophone has a more louder yet appealing interpretation. It would be a unique experience to have the two instruments in the same venue played by  accomplished musicians. The long...

Chinese New Year Celebrations - Preston - 11am - 9/2/19

~Every year Manchester is light up in China Town to celebrate The Chinese New Year. The celebrations refer to the Chinese zodiac, a classification scheme that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. 12 years means 12 animals and 2019 marks The Year of ...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Mr. Steve Barker

~~Not many media students can say they have interviewed rock god Jimi Hendrix and Beatle widow Yoko Ono in the same week. It’s a skill that a youthful Steve Barker achieved when he began his career in journalism. Let’s learn more as we uncover some fascinating facts about this Lancashire...

Conga Roots - UCLAN - Media Factory - 6.30pm- 8pm - 8/2/19

~34 years ago a hit single was released by American band Miami Sound Machine.With lead vocalist Gloria Estefan, the group created a feel good  Cuban sound. But it was their 1985 hit single which defined their legacy. ‘Conga’ was a worldwide smash hit record. Now in 2019 their sou...

Question Health - The Big C- UCLAN Burnley Campus - 6-9pm - 6/2/19

~Recently, the BBC’S Question Time programme has centred around the political theme of Brexit. True, it’s an ongoing concern but there is a much more serious and pressing debate to be had that organisers are convinced will raise more awareness about and create much more discussion around...