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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

International Dyslexia Conference

International Dyslexia Conference

Manchester

Wed 29/07/2020 - Thu 30/07/2020 (Ends in 159 days days)

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” JW Goethe  Healthcare is often provided for those in times of need. The question is ‘What do we do to help the 20% of the population, which is dyslexic, stay in ...

3rd Annual Suicide And Self-Harm Research North West Conference

3rd Annual Suicide And Self-Harm Research North West Conference

UCLan Greenbank Building

Wed 17/06/2020 - Wed 17/06/2020 (Ends in 116 days days)

We are also pleased to announce UCLan will be hosting the 3rd annual Suicide and Self-Harm Research North West Conference. This year’s event is Suicide and Self-harm in the community Conference 17th June 2020 Greenbank Lecture Theatre. This is a free event but booking is essential and there ar...

Public Engagement Seminar On Nutrition & Health

Public Engagement Seminar On Nutrition & Health

Greenbank Building, UCLan

Thu 20/02/2020 - Thu 20/02/2020 (Ended days)

NFHW and UCLan join forces to promote healthy eating. Have you ever wondered about the links between what you eat and how you feel? How your diet influences your own and your family’s health? Maybe you’ve worried about weight gain and considered dieting – or maybe you’re t...

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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...

Living City Weekender To Bring Arts, Culture And Wellbeing Events To Preston

~Since Preston was officially made a city in 2002 it has grown from strength to strength. The influx  of students has surpassed the average enrolment at UCLAN for the academic year, more cafes and restaurants has given a financial boost  to local businesses and development in and around th...

Show Us Your Moves

Campaign for DanceSyndrome launches on 21st February. Do you believe that everyone has the right to dance?  Do you believe in an inclusive and equitable Society where everyone can follow their dreams? DanceSyndrome breaks down barriers and uses dance to do it. On 21st February the charity...

SOUND OUT - UCLAN - 5.30pm -.6.30pm - 25/02/20

~If a person made enquiries about singing lessons in their local community they would either be part of a conformed school environment or visit a qualified teacher at their home in the  evening or weekend. This may be appealing to some but for the more non conformist individuals they’l...

Skinner Releasing Workshop - UCLAN - 10.30am - 4.30pm - 22/02/20 - 23/02/20

~Tai Chi is best described as a meditative martial arts experience. You no doubt have witnessed at one stage a class of tai chi members going through a variety of controlled  movements which enable the mind and body to stay focused and relaxed. You may not be as familiar with Skinner Releasi...

Introduction To Chinese Martial Arts- Harris Museum - Preston - 11.30am - 12.15pm - 18/02/20

~Children have vivid imaginations. A trip to the video store sees them immediately reach for an absolute classic, ‘The Karate Kid’. Following the film they all adopt names for each other and attempt to recreate some of the scenes and moves in and around the house. A parent notices ...

British Animation Women Breaking The Mold - Film - UCLAN - 6pm -7pm - 21/02/20

~More and more women are coming forward and leading the way in the creative world of entertainment. They are proving that they are just as skilled as the male gender and can often perform better results in a very competitive industry. On Friday 21st February the interested public are invited to a...