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Winckley Square Historical Book Raises Funds For St. Catherine's Hospice

~They say ‘you can’t judge a book by it’s cover’ and this is so true when relating that quote to what Preston’s Winckley Square looked like 31 years ago. In 1988, Marian Roberts published the first in a series of historic relevance of the park simply called ‘Th...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Mrs Louise Nisbet

~~Following a degree at University, some students find it difficult to find work, especially in the creative sector. This month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ though has been fortunate to craft a career in the arts over two decades. Let’s learn more about Lancashire based artis...

Drop In Music Technology Session - UCLAN - Media Factory - 2pm- 4pm - 9/3/19

~Young people with an interest in music are generally considered to be musicians. Even if they don’t play an instrument they may dabble in creating mix tapes or have a natural ability with computers that teach an individual how to blend different musical instruments together. On Saturday Ma...

1 Billion Rising 2019 Review And Reflection

~Nearly three weeks ago the centre of Preston showed what true justice looks like. For the past seven years UCLAN have been hosting the annual One Billion Rising for Justice ( Vday) campaign on 14th February, a date for many to be celebrated amongst couples but this event focuses primarily on the fe...

Piano Recital By George Todica - St. George's Church - Preston - 1pm -2pm - 13/3/19

~The lunch hour for children is often associated with lots of noise and conversations with their classmates. For adults it would mean an escape from the office environment to a local park sitting on a bench eating sandwiches and enjoying the serenity. It’s the latter of the two to take into...

Cinema Around The Corner Film Club - Fortnightly Tuesdays At The New Continental, Preston

~You may  have frequented the Odeon Cinema or perhaps visited the Vue Cinema at the Capitol Centre both in the district of Preston. Recently there was talk of a Preston Independent Cinema but this has sadly failed to come to light. As an alternative however The New Continental on South Meado...

Artist Changing The Way We See Arts And Crafts - Black Bull Fulwood - 11am- 5pm - 21/4/19

~For a considerable period of time arts and crafts have dominated idyllic shops in villages and town centres and have been displayed during the peak shopping season at Christmas. Rachel Joyner of RJArts is hoping to change all that. In a new innovative approach Rachel’s vision is to br...

Concert And Lecture On Russian Music And Eurasian Philosophy - UCLAN - 12pm- 2pm - 1/3/19

~ UCLAN is well reported to enrol a number of foreign students every year. As early as Spring young and mature students from overseas are considering a course at UCLAN. This has helped to garner it’s reputation as a popular and successful university on an international level. It would seem...

Working In Korea - UCLAN - 2pm -3pm - 27/2/19

~Do you remember when your careers advisors came and talked to you about your options at secondary school? I’m sure you’d agree it was quite boring and lacked the originality that would direct you to a career goal. Fast forward some twenty years later and UCLAN is providing a more int...

Damson Poets - The New Continental - 7.30pm -9.30pm - 27/2/19

~There are many things you could be doing as each month comes to an end.  If you’re athletic you may consider a couple of hours at the gym. If you’re culturally inclined a trip to Manchester to see an art house film would be ideal. On a continued sophisticated level there is an e...

UCLAN TV Students Made Shows For Sky

~Physical activities and cultural interests are easily reported on a local level. Imagine though, the time and investment   involved in documenting something on a national scale. It would take some ingenuity and technique to pull it off. That’s exactly what a team of UCLAN student...

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...