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Harris Open Returns ...Dec 2015-Early Jan 2016

~We all like the familiar as opposed to the unfamiliar, so Preston’s art community will be pleased to welcome back a regular fixture in the artistic calendar. Opening last Saturday ( 12th December ) The Harris museum and art gallery  began it’s annual ‘Harris Open’ ev...

UCLAN Music Used To Raise Awareness Of Mental Health Issues

~Our mental health is of prime concern. Whether we work, raise a family or live alone, looking after our mental health prevents us from future conditions later in life such as PTSD, depression or raised blood pressure. Music can be an effective tool to counteract debilitating mental health condit...

Leyland Singer-songwriter Hits The Big Time

~Never underestimate the power of the open mic formula. Twenty year old Sharon Tembo has finally hit the big time with debut single ‘Running’.  It has gone straight to the top of the charts and the iTunes gospel and Christian charts. Faith being at the heart of Sharon’s son...

VIDEO: CCGUK Equality And Diversity Fringe Event 2015

We have produced a short video of the CCGUK Equality and Diversity Fringe Event held at UCLan on 26th November 2015. Thanks to everyone who took part in what was a truly fantastic evening. Direct Link: https://youtu.be/h5bh7TDuX3k ...

Hairy Biker Receives Honorary Fellow

~Think back to the mid-70’s. Some of us were a lot younger then. Some of us weren’t even born. Some of us had flares on and embraced flower power. Some of us even had fashionable beards that 40 years later would take off into a cookery style show with two eccentric presenters. Dave My...

Brian Cox To Blackburn King Georges. October 2016

~Space. The final frontier. We’ve seen stars, space and time epitomized in science fiction television programmes such as the classic Star Trek and Stargate. We’ve seen outer world realities in hit films like The Fifth Element and Star Wars ( which is also getting a revamp this Christmas)...

UCLAN Provides Top Media Experience

~UCLAN continues to innovate and thrive as a cultural and sophisticated institution now and well into 2016. With new and diverse courses available for students there is no better time to enrol and develop your specified skills as a young person or mature adult. With television programmes highligh...

Classical Pianist Coming To Preston Minster Next January 2016

~Secretly, am sure we’d all like to play the piano like music giants such as Elton John and Barry Manilow. Perhaps we prefer a more refined kind of music, such as the classical type. You may be one born in a family that was or is a gifted musician at a young age, classed as a child prodigy. ...

Dancing In The Sky, A Poem From The Collection Of Poems: Ocean Shaping.

Dancing in the Sky, from the collection of poems: Ocean Shaping.   Only to dance in the sky, is a wish, like the birds have taught us, our long standing relatives, let us, let them, led us in the star dance, flow through the clouds, free-fall through the blue sky, &nb...

Supermarket Gym Proposal

~Not many of us enjoy the weekly shop. For me, it’s a dash in, follow the list and dash out again. Imagine though, if you could work out there? This doesn’t mean running up and down the aisles with your five year old or taking a marathon shop just to have lunch at the café upstair...

UCLAN Ten Year Makeover

~Sometimes it’s hard to imagine a decade from now. Where will we be living? What employment opportunities will there be? Have we got sufficient funds now and for our future generation? The answers to those questions are dependant on the growth of our young people now. The University of Cent...

An Evening With Brian Blessed. The Grand. Clitheroe. February 12th 2016

~You wouldn’t have thought a trained undertaker and martial arts expert would be the ideal candidate for national treasure and comedy genius. That’s exactly what Brian Blessed is. As well as being skilled in funerals  and kick ass moves he is also a well known actor, film star and, ...