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Literary Lancashire Through Time - Workshop. Saturday 11th June. 2pm-3.30pm

~The summer months have officially begun. This could mean going on that expensive cruise you’ve been planning for months. Visiting relatives in far out places. Or simply reading a good book that can while away the hours whilst you sip a glass of sangria in your back garden. Not all of us ca...

Armed Forces Day, Saturday June 25th 2016

~When people reflect on the war dead from the last century it often conjures images of brutality and moments of sheer poignancy mixed with deep appreciation for what Britain fought through in some of the most direst of times. So when an event appears that involves contemplating on the above many ...

You've Got A Friend :- June 17th Celebrate Taylor And King At The Grand Clitheroe

~Over the years there have been some unique collaborations with some of the greatest stars in the world of music. Think of the  magic created when David Bowie and Bing Crosby got together to record the 1982 Christmas single ‘Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy’. In stark contrast to t...

Fusion Awards Preview Part 2 Blackburn Sat May 28th 2016

~Other categories worthy of mention include the Bolton Interfaith Trail and the BAE  systems Youth Leadership Award. The Bolton Interfaith Trail hosted by the Bolton Interfaith Council aims to encourage students to volunteer in the wider community and Changing Perceptions from The Oppo Foundati...

Fusion Awards Preview Blackburn Saturday May 28th 2016

~Sometimes in life it can be so easy to take things for granted. For children, the prepared sandwiches their mum makes for lunch at school. For teenagers, it’s the parental care and concern regarding relationships and for adults it’s our daily work agenda that may at times go unnoticed p...

Lightning Talent Coming To Blackburn

~We know the drill. Millions of people audition every year to perform their either eccentric or learnt/acquired skill. Then to be scrutinised by a series of four judges some comic some serious which can either send them to round two or kick them out of the whole competition. No, I’m not referr...

Preston Models Showcase Work Around The City Centre

~It’s true to say that the camera never lies, however, images of models in glossy magazines such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan may have been slightly airbrushed to enhance the sales of their magazines and to promote the fashion accessory the model is wearing. Locally, looks and the latest cloth...

Whit Fair Sat 28th May - Tues 31st May 2016

~From September - December Preston is made sparkly in shops and restaurants as the Christmas build up accelerates. From January - March it reaches a slightly lower stimuli with people feeling the financial crash from a post Christmas spend and now the temperature is a lot colder and there is little ...

Half Term Fun June 1st -4th 2016

~Half - term is coming up. That means for some families across the country they will charging up their tablets and I pads so that their children can sit glued to the technological based entertainment streaming through their device. It doesn’t have to be like that. Thanks to Preston’s ...

Sonic Art Soldiers Saturday May 21st 2016

~World War One was a global war in Europe that took place from 28th July 1914 until 11th November 1918. Thousands died and relatives commemorate those who fought in the great war every winter as part of Remembrance Sunday. You’d think for such a tragedy to have struck the world, over a cent...

Greek Myth Theatre Show New Continental June 1st 2016

~In life we can so easily get carried away with dreamy ambitions or delusional ideas. This could be because life in general can be quite boring so to create a fantasy landscape can help us cope better with our routine surroundings. When we attend a theatre show we can do the above. Take ourselves...

Design In Mental Health Conference May 2016

~Sixteen years ago I was in a mental health psychiatric hospital called Queen’s Park, in Blackburn. Back then the accommodation and overall institution was cold and unappealing. Each room had a mere curtain to separate you from the other person. There were cigarette marks on the furniture and ...