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Event Date(s): Tue 16/05/2017 - Sat 17/06/2017 (Ends in -60 days)

Location: UCLAN Preston

~Debuts of events can either float successfully or sink like a stone. When it comes to creativity and the arts in particular it usually garners high interest from the local residents. UCLAN in the Preston city centre have had some high level of culturally based events recently and now until Saturday 17th June they are showcasing the very first Lancashire Arts Festival.

 Demonstrating the young and mature talent of the UCLAN students from the realms of architecture, design, fashion, fine art and media. Most if not all the events are free.

 There will be an exclusive PRVIATE VIEW on the 9th June from  4pm -8pm  in which the above creative arts will be showcased. Last year around 1,500 people attended the Private View and you  can guarantee that there will be a huge buzz and celebratory feel in all of the buildings with lots of opportunities to network.

In addition to the above, there will also be a UCLAN BUSINESS NETWORKING LUNCH  on Friday 9th June from 12-3pm. This is an opportunity to connect with like minded people and key people from specific organisations that will help boost your potential and your long term goals in your specialist artistic field.  The event includes:

• LUNCH WITH NETWORKING
• KEYNOTE JEAN FLYNN, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR AT COSGROVE HALL ENTERTAINMENT
• GUIDED TOUR BY COURSE TUTORS AROUND YOUR AREA OF INTEREST

Guest speaker Charles Hadock sculptor, businessman and Chairman of Creative Lancashire will say a few a words to inspire and motivate your career just after 3pm.
 
Registration:
Advance booking is essential: www.uclannetworkinglunch.eventbrite.co.uk

If you are currently working within the realms of decision making, textile or lifestyle on a fashion related project you may be interested in attending the UCLAN FASHION SHOW on Thursday 15th June from 6.30pm-9pm. This is an invitation only event and organisers are looking for people are have  a flair for fashion. For further details and to request an invitation contact Tania on 01772 894106.

Over the course of three - four or even five years in some cases, UCLAN final year students are ready to exhibit their work in the creative arts. Many have also been short listed for the Lancashire Arts Festival Awards, sponsored by Creative Lancashire.

The official opening of The Lancashire Arts Festival Awards Exhibition takes place on Wednesday 21st June from 5.30pm -7.30pm. Led by Professor Lubaina Himid they will discern who has made the grade in an exciting evening of award recognition.
 

Drinks and canapés are greeted upon arrival and there will be performances throughout the night as well as a special guest speaker who was a recent judge on hit BBC show ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ and is Creative Director of Savile Row tailors Norton & Sons and menswear line, E. Tautz, Mr. Patrick Grant.

Registration:
Advance booking is essential: www.uclanexhibition.eventbrite.co.uk

You will also find a parking permit towards the back of the programme to enable free parking while you visit.

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Be a part of Lancashire Arts Festival and help to recognise and appreciate the hard work and dedication the students have shown in their time at UCLAN.

Running now until Saturday 17th June 2017.

^Alex Ashworth.