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Darwin Day Celebration Lecture 2019 - UCLAN- 7pm -8pm- 2/5/19

~When we have a yearning or inclination to learn about  a particular subject, we usually refer to an experienced or accomplished professional in their field of work. This can greater our appreciation of the subject and help us humbly accept the information. Sometimes youths have a battle whe...

ICSC Launch With Guest Speaker Rob Hopkins - UCLAN - 3-7.30pm - 1/5/19

~Transition :-a movement, development, or evolution from one form, stage, or style to another.  This forward thinking development is taking place all around us. It affects every aspect of our lives and now, an exciting event has been scheduled which reaches the very heart of the changing state...

Let's Grow Preston Spring Fair 2019

~Ahh, the sun is out and the season of barbecues is upon us. If you’ve got kids you’ll be looking for something or somewhere to keep them occupied for the day. The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is returning for 2019. It takes place this forthcoming Saturday 27th April. It pr...

Post Punk Tribute Acts - The Continental - 8pm- 20/4/19

~Joy Division were a popular post punk  band of the late 1970’s and early 80’s. The sound was unique and their image captivating. This was due, in part to front man Ian Curtis who had an enigmatic stage presence and made the band such a pivotal movement in the post punk genre. Th...

How This Former Preston Policeman Has Got All Arty From His Fulwood Back Garden

~For three decades a local policemen has been looking after the streets of Preston. He has courageously tackled many crime scenes but now he is swapping cuffs for canvases. During the 1990’s David Wiles was serving as a police officer, whilst simultaneously nurturing a love for art, in part...

Preston People's Choir - Tuesday Nights - UCLAN - 7pm - 8pm

~You may have sung in your bedroom as a teenager whilst upsetting the neighbours and your parents downstairs. But now you have matured into adulthood you’re looking for other ways to channel your singing ability. The Preston People’s Choir meets every Tuesday from 7pm -9pm  at UC...

Back To The Blitz - UCLAN- 7pm - 12am - 26/4/19 - 27/4/19

~A sea of well known celebrities are taught how to dance by professional dancers. They perform every Saturday night in the autumn and winter and each week contestants are   judged by an expert panel. The Sunday evening finds one couple leaving the programme. The show culminates in a dance ...

Creative Writing Workshop With Explore Learning - Harris Museum - Preston - 12pm -1pm - 17/4/19

~When young children take up an interest such as reading and writing, parents are delighted and will encourage them to keep it up. If they have harboured this interest as a youth it will no doubt stay with them as adults enabling them to integrate well with their peers and giving them the confidence...

Daisy Palmer Drum Masterclass - The Continental- 7pm - 18/4/19

~When you consider celebrated female drummers the first one that springs to mind is Megan White of blues rock band The White Stripes. Also well known is the Irish pop band drummer Caroline Corr of The Corrs. But people may not know that the late Karen Carpenter of easy listening band The Carpenters ...

Lancashire Encounter Festival Signs Deal With Major Outdoor Arts Company

~Olympic opening ceremonies have a long tradition in creating a spectacular outdoor performance. When you think back to London 2012, the scale of such a production was quite breathtaking. Then, the following one in Rio attempted to create another magical show. Next year is the 2020 Tokyo games. I...

Who Inspires You?

Podio Magazine celebrates those in the City who do good; who dedicate their lives to helping those less fortunate.  It’s for those who, so often and so naturally, put the needs and wishes of others before themselves. The aim is to appreciate these inspiring people... Send info@podiomag...

50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing Celebration - UCLAN - Foster Social Space - 5.30pm -8pm - 11/4/19

~"That's one small step for man, a giant leap for mankind." Can you recall when astronaut Neil Armstrong said those famous words? Did your living room take off as the two men landed on the moon? Or were you just too young to remember? On July 20th 1969, one of the greatest feats eve...