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Environmental Poetry Reading - Andre Mangeot - UCLAN - 4pm - 6pm - 25/03/20

~Some performance poetry is designed to amuse and entertain it’s audience. One such author is Andre Mangeot. Yet for his impending performance he is reading work which is of a serious nature, quite appropriate for the times we’re living in. ‘Environmental Poetry Reading - And...

Ashton Park Spring Clean - 1pm -3pm - 15/03/20

~At this time of the year people like to make their home look spotless. An annual tidy up can make it more inviting for visitors and can enhance the overall appearance of the house. But it’s not just homes that need a regular service. Local parks are required by law to commit to consistent ...

Photo Culture Preston Exhibition - The Union Carriage Works - 5pm -7pm - 19/03/20

~On first impression Preston city centre doesn’t appear to be photogenic but look again and you’ll see some beautiful works of art. Take for example, The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, an architectural building home to some excellent pieces of art. Or the Minster Church near the bus s...

Legends Of Funk - With The Northern JB's-The Continental - 8pm - 20/03/20

~James Brown epitomized the funk genre. He was even christened the  ‘Godfather of Soul’ and ‘Soul Brother Number 1’. His music was infectious and it followed a series of other funk and soul musicians that followed in his wake. In 1970 , The JB’s were James Brown...

UCLan Fashion School Ranked 80th In The World

~Going to University can be a daunting prospect for a lot of people. But what if you were the student who not only worked hard on their course but had to look good to in order to complement the course you were studying. UCLAN in the city centre of Preston, Lancashire has been ranked in the top 80...

Leading With Emotional Intelligence - UCLAN - 9am - 4.30pm - 18/03/20

~No-one is born with an intellect. It takes pre-school learning to educate a child  the basics of life. As it grows older it will ask soul searching questions such as ‘why is the sky blue?’ and ‘why is the grass green? When it reaches adolescence something unique happens to...

Diversity And Inclusion Exhibition - UCLAN - 9am -5pm - 16/03/20

~We all come from different walks of life. We may be of a different race or ethnicity. We may have a sexual orientation which at times can prove a challenge. Or we may be a senior citizen and face an onslaught of hate crime due to our age and  disability. Whatever the circumstances we all wa...

A Beautiful Soundscape- Avenham And Miller Parks- 10am - 5pm - 08/03/20 - 03/04/20

~The most beautiful thing a woman can experience is knowing that a baby is growing inside her. It’s a miracle of life. The closeness a woman will be to her unborn child is quite remarkable. She may be able to hear it’s breathing, a silent murmur or the beating of it’s heart. To ...

Make Do Drink- Knit -Rise - Preston - 4pm -6pm - 15/03/20

~There are many things you could be doing to occupy your time on a  Sunday afternoon. If you’ve got children you could be preparing their school bags for Monday morning, if you’re a child yourself you could be out playing football on the streets or perhaps you’re a grandma who...

Cinema Around The Corner Film Club

~We all like to go to the cinema but some of us may prefer the more underground films as opposed to the  blockbuster commercial ones at the big multiplex cinemas. ‘Cinema Around the Corner Film Club’  was created due to Preston’s lack of independent films. It’s a...

Something For Everyone At New Harris Four Seasons Exhibition

~Art should not be assumed to be aimed at the older generation. More and more young  people are becoming artists and have a genuine love for the art world itself. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery caters for all and with  four exciting new exhibitions from local history to newly made ar...

Spotlight On CCG Members - Ann Vanner - March 2020

~~If you are a creative person you’ll notice the world around you and how certain things can inspire your next creative project. This is often how an architectural mind works. They look up and make observations of specific details in buildings which will influence a potential job in the future...