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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...

Propeller Networking Event -UCLAN - 4pm -7pm -10/03/20

~So you’ve got an established business. Everything seems to be running ok but could over-confidence be a flaw in your work ethic? Could a little extra help and guidance be the boost that your business needs right now? Next Tuesday 10th March Propeller Networking are hosting another benefici...

Preston Swing - UCLAN - 7.30pm -9.15pm - 05/03/20

~Am sure that when young people congregated together to go dancing in the 1930’s the concept of ‘big fish, little fish, cardboard box’ hadn’t crossed their minds for the dancing vision of the future. Back then they were more concerned about making sure they got the steps r...

Harris Live - Preston - 7pm -9.30pm - First Wednesday Of Each Month

~Most of us would admit to appreciating a degree of live music and when the venue is held in an artistic building it adds to the  authenticity  of the performance and the magic is therefore enhanced. ‘Harris Live’ takes place on the first Wednesday of every month and as the ...

Make Do Drink - Knot - Cafune- Preston- 11am -1 Pm - 01/03/20

~You’ve no doubt heard the expression ‘tied in a knot’. In a figurative sense it means your insides are screwed up and you feel an intense degree of stress in your mind and body. In a literal sense however it could mean creating something that includes making knots. Macrame i...

Deeper Purple - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 05/03/20

~When you hear the first few notes of the 1973 rock classic ‘Smoke on the Water’ you know instinctively  the band and the riffs that made them the hard rock group they grew into. Yes, Deep Purple have enjoyed a fifty year career in the spotlight. The band were formed in Hertford,...

Popular Young People’s Literary Festival Returning To Preston

~For an adult to get along in this world a good vocabulary is needed. This can be learnt at a young age so that when they reach their teenage years  they will be able to communicate well when going, for example, at a job interview. This good knowledge of words and the English language can be...

Darwin Day - UCLAN - 7-8.30pm- 27/02/20

~Do you remember when your teenage son or daughter was a child and they refused to eat certain foods? Due to minimal vocabulary they probably used their hands to swipe away the incoming food on a spoon from mum or dad. Now they are adults they have a more comprehensive way of telling someone when...

Earth Song - Wind - UCLAN - 10am - 10.45am - 26/02/20

~Sometimes in life we may feel an in balance both in our mind and hearts. We may have been affected by a recent tragedy or setback that has shaped our world and the people in it. A focused group that is designed to realign our thinking so we have deeper sense of calmness and patience could be just w...

Songs, Poems And Stories With Sid Calderbank - Preston - 1-1.45pm - 05/03/20

~They say ‘there’s nowt traditional as a good owd song”.  And when the song is sung in a Lancashire dialect it adds to the authenticity of the singer especially if they’re from that neck of the woods. Sid Calderbank has been a native dialect speaker for the past 30 ye...

Creatives Corner Social + Art SPACE -The Bureau - Blackburn - 6pm-9pm- 29/02/20

~Last year the people of Blackburn experienced a severe blow to it’s community. A raging fire broke out at The Bureau Arts Centre. Concern was apparent  for the  exhibited works and it looked as if the arts centre couldn’t be saved with  fears growing  for the preserv...

Damson Poets- The Continental - Preston - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - 26/02/20

~Were you the inquisitive young child who always asked your parents what a word means when it was discussed at the dinner table? If so you probably grew up to have a love of words and the English language. You may not have read an excessive amount of books but your knowledge was sufficient enough to...