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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

The Role Of Social Workers In Disasters

The Role Of Social Workers In Disasters

Manchester Town Hall

Thu 15/11/2018 - Thu 15/11/2018 (Ends in 26 days days)

Town Hall, Council Chamber, Albert Square, M60 2LA Join BASW England at this free fringe event, to learn more about the role of social workers in disasters and the important role they play. With speakers representing Hillsborough, Grenfell and the Manchester bombing we will be looking at the p...

Volunteers Wanted...

Volunteers Wanted...

Preston, Guild Hall

Sat 10/11/2018 - Sat 10/11/2018 (Ends in 21 days days)

Volunteers are wanted for the Remembrance Event in the Guild Hall, Preston on Saturday 10th November, 2018. Please email ellwoodanne@aol.com if you can spare some time.  SUGGESTED Shifts- 9am-2pm/2pm-5pm/5-7pm/7pm-10pm Flexible on times of duty of Volunteers Reporting to Event Stage...

Preston\'s 12th International Film Festival 2018

Preston\'s 12th International Film Festival 2018

M&K Cinema

Mon 15/10/2018 - Sun 21/10/2018 (Ends in 1 days days)

    The Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire proudly presents Preston's 12th International Film Festival 2018! Join them from 15th - 21st October in the Mitchell and Kenyon Theatre to enjoy a choice of eight different films.  ...

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What Is Taijiquan?

Wudang Style Taijiquan, or Tai Chi, is a traditional martial art originating from 18th century China taught for both self-defence and health benefits. What is taught? Classes will focus on  both hand and weapons forms including practical applications.  All ages and abilities are wel...

Light Up Lancaster - Castle And Town Centre - 2/11/18 - 3/11/18

~When a house has no electricity it becomes dull and uninviting. It lacks warmth and security that comes from a family home. Neighbours, family and friends feel less inclined to visit the house as they are aware of the householder’s lack of light which presents a dark cloud on a potentially so...

72:18 - Preston Market Exhibition - The Harris - 13/10/18 - 25/11/18

~Prestonians have adjusted to the new indoor market now. Over the past six months or so there has been mixed response. Some feel it wasn’t  needed whilst some welcomed the change of venue. Those that miss it may yearn for a snapshot, a collection of images as a souvenir of Preston’s...

Preston Scratch Band - UCLAN - Media Factory - 11am - 1pm - 20/10/18

~I often see musicians in Preston city centre busking and generally having a good time. But the underlying thought still remains, ‘Are they happy performing alone? Is there a sense of loneliness and solitude attached to their performance? When I walk past the Salvation Army Band at Christma...

Placebo By Clod Ensemble - UCLAN - 7.30pm -8.30pm - 19/10/18

~To interpret a medical supplement into a piece of performance art takes some doing. Thanks to the highly trained dancers at Clod Ensemble an hour length performance is set to challenge the audience and determine what is real and what is fake. In association with Derelict and UCLAN, ‘Placeb...

Whittingham Lives - The Harris - 13/10/18 - 25/11/18

~World Mental Health Day took place last Wednesday 10th October. Even now in 2018 there is continuous stigma, negligence and ignorance surrounding mental health. Vulnerable people feel they can’t and won’t be heard. Everyday is a battle from either peers, school and workmates who don&...

They Eat Culture Social Lab

Do you want to use your current skills & develop new to make change happen on your doorstep? Do you want to access mentoring, r&d seed funding & bid writing support?  The PPL's Social Action Lab needs you! We’re working with British Council & UCLan, and other fri...

How To Flourish At Work

CCG Manager Nigel Farnworth is looking forward to attending:- Think Tank 1: How to Flourish at Work (Thursday 11th October, 2018) This uplifting and fun workshop draws on recent research within the field of positive psychology and workplace wellbeing, introducing you to the tangible benefits o...

A Good Night\'s Sleep

Yesterday, I took part in research at The University of Central Lancashire, to explore whether a new mattress design can help create ideal sleep. Everybody knows the importance of quality sleep, so email  HShore1@uclan.ac.uk if you are interested in finding out more. ...