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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 227 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 ...

One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

Preston And Birmingham

Fri 14/02/2020 - Fri 14/02/2020 (Ends in 60 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...

Increasing Mental Health Awareness In The Workplace

Increasing Mental Health Awareness In The Workplace

Creative Innovation Zone, ME414, Media Factory, Kirkham Street, UCLan

Fri 24/01/2020 - Fri 24/01/2020 (Ends in 39 days days)

Speakers from: Barclays Bank PLC, Sellafield Ltd and BAE Systems (Barrow) Ltd. This is Me is an innovative campaign which is encouraging organisations to discuss mental health in the workplace by inviting employees to share their stories and experiences about mental health through different ...

Latest News

CCG Sabbatical - 13/12/19 - 29/12/19

~After another year of writing and promoting events taking place in the community of Preston I am having my annual sabbatical. It’s been an excellent year for the CCG. We had the 1 Billion Rising event again in February and more successful Health Melas. We’ve also had the recent film ...

UCLAN - December Graduation - Reflection And Review - 2019

~Ah, graduation day. The moment your son or daughter dons their cap and gowns as they progress into the career they’ve studied for over several years. But it’s not just the students that receive top accolades. Those that have specialised in their field of work throughout their life ar...

Mobius Loop - The Continental - Preston - 8pm - 19/12/19

~Yesterday was an historic day. For many people it meant going to the nearest polling booth and casting their vote. But for the members of Mobius Loop it meant the final day of their crowd funding appeal to raise enough funds to create a travelling stage which would support local performing artists....

Ceramic Art Lab - UCLAN - Monday Evenings - 16/12/19

~Are you a retired artist? Did you dedicate your life to pursuing and creating art and now, having completed that cycle you feel lost, isolated and in need of reconnecting that waning skill? ‘The Ceramic Art Lab’ meets every Monday evening at UCLAN’S ceramic workshops, Victoria ...

UCLAN Live Stream RI Christmas Lectures 2019 - Darwin Lecture Theatre - 5pm - 9pm - 12/12/19

~For the majority of people in the world they are swept away and totally immersed in the chaotic season simply known as ‘Christmas’. But what if you’re questioning whether you should participate or maybe you’re looking for an educational programme which has deeper impact than...

Harris Open Exhibition - Preston - 9am - 6pm - 14/12/19 - 26/01/20

~We shouldn’t assume that only the established artist receives  the coveted prize of their work. Creative people sit amongst a growing and glowing city. ‘The Harris Open Exhibition’ provides a gateway into the  art world by allowing local artists and professional pract...

The Continental Book Club - Preston - 7.30pm - 9/12/19

~Longevity in life is something people can rely on. On a recreational level people forge strong friendships with others in order to build trust, communication and fun. When a group has been established over a ten year period members have a fuller sense of appreciation for it and will devote consi...

Preston Dad Releases Book Inspired By Daughter

~Inspirations for creativity can come in a variety of ways. It could be a recent film that has channelled your artistic persuasions. It maybe a life experience which has matured you and given you a new perspective on the world around you. But perhaps one of the most unlikeliest inspirations for crea...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- December 2019 - Mr. Andrew Greenwood

~~Having the right attitude when faced with adversity is how many capitalize on a situation and turn a crisis into a crusade. Lancashire based Andrew Greenwood is one such person. Let us learn more about his story in this month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’. Seven years ago Andre...