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 CCG - Creative Communities Group

Creative Communities Group

The CCGUK aims to empower people, locally, nationally and internationally for positive change through volunteering and community engagement. Supporting University and Community partners in a variety of activities including, the Arts, Sciences, History, Health and Social Awareness The CCGUK also supports Creative teaching as a pathway to inclusion and accessible education.

Events

One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

Preston And Birmingham

Fri 14/02/2020 - Fri 14/02/2020 (Ends in 91 days days)

On valentine's day lets celebrate to protect the ones we love... Save the date as specific times and locations will be released closer to the time.  The afternoon of 14th February, 2020 #Preston and #Birmingham #1billionrising Julie Ward Salsa Northwest @BASW.UK University of Central Lan...

What Remains

What Remains

UCLan - Harrington Lecture Theatre

Wed 27/11/2019 - Wed 27/11/2019 (Ends in 12 days days)

A film by Geoff Brokate  ...

Gambling Harms Conference

Gambling Harms Conference

UCLan, Foster Building, Scholars Restaurant

Fri 15/11/2019 - Fri 15/11/2019 (Ends in 0 days days)

Working in partnership with others including BASW and NFHW to raise awareness of gambling addiction at UCLan. Register via EventBrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gambling-harms-north-west-alliance-conference-2019-tickets-75481062891 .     ...

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Lunchtime Meditation - UCLAN -1.15pm -1.45pm - 19/11/19

~Here’s the scenario:- You’ve got up early to take the kids to school, you’ve arrived late for work and your boss is not happy, there is an immense amount of paperwork to get through and it’s only 10.30am! As dinner time approaches you’re yearning for a little solitu...

Harmonious Beats - Djembe Class - UCLAN - 6pm - 7.30pm - 14/11/19

~You may have heard the percussive element to the Phil Collins classic ‘In the Air Tonight’ and thought it sounded dramatic within the context of the song. But did you know there is a more subtle, considerate drum that requires dexterity and natural rhythm. Taking place this Thursday ...

Local Folk Musician - Album Launch Tour - Willows Folk Club - Preston - 8.30pm -10.30pm - 20/11/19

~World Mental Health was almost four weeks ago. A day for many that highlighted the growing stigma around mental health and the positive awareness opportunities which took place on an international level. On a local level  Preston based musician Chris Cleverley released his second studio alb...

Preview For Lancashire Encounter 2020

~Preston is a city that is continuing to develop. The recent engineering building designed for UCLAN and the extensive work being done on the roundabout are just two examples of how architects and construction planners are enhancing the overall look and scope of the city. On a cultural level, wor...

The Sex Pistols Experience - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 15/11/19

~They claimed they were ‘pretty vacant’ and that ‘anarchy was in the UK. Yes these fierce men fronted by Johnny Rotten dominated the music press throughout the mid - late 1970’s. They are of course  English punk rock band ‘The Sex Pistols’. Controversial i...

Back To The Future Part 2 Anniversary Screening - Odeon - Preston - 7pm - 17/11/19

~Three decades ago a Hollywood film promised a fore gleam of the future.  Clearly, some things came true, others did not. But what it did provide was classic movie entertainment and now fans of the film franchise are preparing for an anniversary special. A Back to the Future super-fan is org...

Spotlight On CCG Members - November 2019 - Julie Ward

What an individual initially seeks out for employment doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll pursue it indefinitely but they may still contribute to a good cause in the future which reflects their original interest. This was very much the case for Lancashire based Julie Ward as we’ll ...

Rhythm Jam - UCLAN - 1.30pm - 3.30pm - 9/11/19

~Many of us are familiar with the ‘Later..with Jools Holland’ format. Following the title sequence, the cameras follow  a variety of musicians around the studio which  play to  a synchronised jam that professionally  presents to the viewer and audience the bands expec...

Creative Place - Art Inclusion For Adults - Harris Museum - Preston - 10am -4pm -7/11/19

~Children like to have their own private oasis away from mum and dad where they can draw and paint. Parents who encourage their children to be artistic become creative people when they get older. But what if the parent also has a longing to be creative? Where can they go to nurture this yearning? ...