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Spotlight On CCG Members - November 2019 - Julie Ward

What an individual initially seeks out for employment doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll pursue it indefinitely but they may still contribute to a good cause in the future which reflects their original interest. This was very much the case for Lancashire based Julie Ward as we’ll ...

Rhythm Jam - UCLAN - 1.30pm - 3.30pm - 9/11/19

~Many of us are familiar with the ‘Later..with Jools Holland’ format. Following the title sequence, the cameras follow  a variety of musicians around the studio which  play to  a synchronised jam that professionally  presents to the viewer and audience the bands expec...

Creative Place - Art Inclusion For Adults - Harris Museum - Preston - 10am -4pm -7/11/19

~Children like to have their own private oasis away from mum and dad where they can draw and paint. Parents who encourage their children to be artistic become creative people when they get older. But what if the parent also has a longing to be creative? Where can they go to nurture this yearning? ...

Shakespeare For Beginners - Garstang Library - 1.30pm - 3.30pm - 4/11/19

~‘To be or not to be, that is the question’. Literary scholars will know this is the classic line from William Shakespeare’s play - Hamlet. But there are many more questions the interested public would like to know about the famous writer… These include the following :- ...

Make North - Winter Open Studios - Preston - 8/11/19 - 9/11/19

~Some of us are naturally  creative people. For the rest of us we have to work hard at nurturing a talent and moulding it to suit us. This is evident when it comes pottery making. If you start off as a beginner, over a period of weeks your skills will develop and you will grow in confidence to ...

Total Jam - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 8/11/19

~Britain in the 1970’s. A country whose fate lied in a referendum with a soundtrack courtesy of bands like The Jam which  enabled the angry young man a voice in the midst of a debate. The Jam had the following members :- Paul Weller Steve Brookes Rick Buckler Dave Waller ...

Happy Being Me - Children In Care Exhibition - Preston's Harris- 31/10/19 - 6/11/19

~There are a number of reasons why children and teenagers end up in a care home. One of their parents could have addiction problems. The child could have a form of ADHD which  has resulted in the parents feeling unable to look after their son or daughter for the foreseeable future.  In...

The Digital Editors Network Masterclass - 4.30pm - 7.30pm - 5/11/19

~Collaborations can definitely enhance your  productivity in the workplace. It has worked effectively within music and it  can increase your work potential within the media sector. Rewind to 2007. The Digital Editors Network was first established. It became a  peer learning network...

Brilliant City Symposium - UCLAN - 2pm - 8pm - 31/10/19

~When you compare the city of Preston to cities abroad such as in China, Preston is minimal in terms of it’s size and appearance. The closest we get is in Manchester where specially designed areas labelled ‘china town’ provide residents with a feel and glow of the grandeur of China...

Midday Classical Concert - St. George's Church - Preston - 1pm - 2pm - 13/11/19

~Once Halloween and Bonfire Night are done and dusted the majority of the world will be preparing for the party season and rushing headlong into buying potentially unwanted gifts to their friends and family. But away from the chaos of the shopping buying public, some are retreating into a calm, quie...

British Textiel Biennial Talks With Amber Butchart- Blackburn - 6pm- 8pm - 30/10/19

~You could enter your local clothes shop and take every item for granted. But look beneath the exterior. Behind every pair of denim jeans is an industrial thinker. Beyond the bland polo neck shirt is a  creative individual. Past the ordinary bracelets is a political hell raiser. Outside of the ...

Eclipse - The Pink Floyd Experience - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 1/11/19

~Pink Floyd began their career in the midst of Beatlemania, London 1965. They went from an out there psychedelic band to an epic progressive rock group. The English original five piece were synonymous for their grand theatrical pieces on tour which at once involved an enormous floating pig! They are...