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Museum Of The Moon - Preston Harris - 2/2/19 - 24/2/19

~The Moon. People have ventured on it, songs have been written about it and now, an art installation is going to recreate the size and force of the moon itself in a new demonstration coming to Preston.  Museum of the Moon designers are currently on a world tour and are coming to Harris Museu...

Art And Design Saturday Club - UCLAN - 9.45am - 12.15pm - 19/1/19

~A young person at secondary school who as an interest in expressing themselves through art will get sufficient training, guidance and good grades to get them into art college. But a more relaxed session may be required for the individual to be particularly creative. The University of Central Lan...

University Awareness Day - UCLAN - Burnley Campus - 9/1/19 - 10am - 4.30pm

~So you’ve just finished a three year course at college and you’re about to embark on a more challenging task - a four or even six year degree at University. Surely there’s nothing to worry about. You’re talented, intelligent but, there are flaws to your plan. You come from a...

Birdwatching At Fishwick - 10am - 12noon - 12/1/19

~If you’ve studied the art of ornithology you’ll know that it’s the observation and interest in birds. Small in size but mighty in numbers they come and feed perhaps in our back gardens but more notably in parks and nature reserves. On Saturday 12th January 2019 between the hour...

Time Off - CCG Sabbatical - 14/12/18 - 31/12/18

Dear friends of the CCG, having been writing blogs continuously for the past 12 months I am going to have a rest for a couple of weeks or so to recharge my batteries. This therefore means there won't be any blogs uploaded till Monday 31st December 2018. I want to thank you for your on...

Ekhe -Mixed Media Installation - UCLAN - 9am -5pm- 18/12/18 - 11/1/19

~Mixed -media installations have a defining quality that makes them unique to the general public. They are presented in all shapes and sizes and have varying degrees of composition which is hand crafted by the artistic eye of the designer. Artists Alex De Vol and Josh Horsley have been hard at wo...

Trans Disciplinary Talk And Discussion - UCLAN - 4pm- 6.30pm- 13/12/18

~No matter how great a person’s  position is or how accomplished they may be, cannot tackle world issues on their own. There needs to be a team of highly skilled and reputable people to deal effectively with what is happening on the world scene. Sufficient research is needed. ‘Tr...

Family History Friday - Lancashire Archives - Preston - 10am - 4pm - 14/12/18

~At this time of year many people sadly come out in a terrible state after a works night out and have no recollection the following morning. On a more positive note other people use it as a time to spend with the family, yet at the dinner table there could be one or two conflicts. It’s then wh...

The Importance Of Being Emotionally Intelligent

Article from UCLan https://www.abintegro.com/resources/newsroom/newsroom.aspx?newsid=7381 Emotional intelligence (also known as EQ) refers to your ability to recognise, understand and manage your emotions. EQ is an incredibly useful skill to possess at work, as, despite existing preconceptio...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Professor Rob Campbell

~~Our early educational experiences can set us up for life and can have a positive effect on our long term career goals. This month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ achieved such a goal in the field of philosophy. Let’s learn more from Professor Rob Campbell. Rob began learnin...

Harris Open - Harris Museum And Art Gallery - 8/12/18 - 20/1/19

~For all the North West’s established artists who may have climbed the artistic ladder via the education system there are, however  those of us hidden amongst the veneer of schooling who are artists in their own right and thanks to an annual event they are being presented and shown  ...

Monthly Somatic Movement Classes - UCLAN - Wednesday - 2.30pm - 4.30pm - 12/12/18

~You wake up, go to work, come home, eat tea, go to bed. Sounds like routine, sounds like you could be neglecting some well earned rest and relaxation. Your body needs to recover from life from time to time and it’s good to know Preston’s thriving University is providing a beneficial gro...