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Classic Album Night - The Continental- 8pm- 11pm - 21/2/19

~ Drug abuse, poverty, and the Vietnam War. These are themes that are explored in great depth on the late Marvin Gaye’s 1971 concept album ‘What’s Going on’.  The songs are told from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran returning to his home country to witness hatred, s...

The Birley Branches Out - Summer 2019

~When a creative person begins their career it may take a considerable amount of work to build on their portfolio following a recent degree at the local University. Through social networks and finding a desirable  platform their field of interest begins to grow. Peer groups start to widen ou...

Future Engineers Club - Harris Museum Preston - 1pm-2pm - 16/2/19 - 9/3/19

~All the great engineers had to start somewhere. These include, Brunel, Stephenson, Telford and their contemporaries. They would have had to start relatively young and learn their craft whilst studying to have a career as an engineer. The same is much true in our day. UCLAN have recently built a ...

Loneliness Seminar- UCLAN - 4pm- 5.30pm- 13/2/19

~Were you the child at school who played on your own? As a teenager did you gaze out of the window longing for time out with your friends? When you became an adult were you superficially happy in an attempt to hide your sadness? These feelings are not uncommon. All of us experience some kind of ...

Classical Concert At The Minster - Church Street- Preston - 1pm-2pm- 13/2/19

~The harp and the saxophone are two very different instruments. The harp has a lush, softening sound whereas the saxophone has a more louder yet appealing interpretation. It would be a unique experience to have the two instruments in the same venue played by  accomplished musicians. The long...

Chinese New Year Celebrations - Preston - 11am - 9/2/19

~Every year Manchester is light up in China Town to celebrate The Chinese New Year. The celebrations refer to the Chinese zodiac, a classification scheme that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. 12 years means 12 animals and 2019 marks The Year of ...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Mr. Steve Barker

~~Not many media students can say they have interviewed rock god Jimi Hendrix and Beatle widow Yoko Ono in the same week. It’s a skill that a youthful Steve Barker achieved when he began his career in journalism. Let’s learn more as we uncover some fascinating facts about this Lancashire...

Conga Roots - UCLAN - Media Factory - 6.30pm- 8pm - 8/2/19

~34 years ago a hit single was released by American band Miami Sound Machine.With lead vocalist Gloria Estefan, the group created a feel good  Cuban sound. But it was their 1985 hit single which defined their legacy. ‘Conga’ was a worldwide smash hit record. Now in 2019 their sou...

Question Health - The Big C- UCLAN Burnley Campus - 6-9pm - 6/2/19

~Recently, the BBC’S Question Time programme has centred around the political theme of Brexit. True, it’s an ongoing concern but there is a much more serious and pressing debate to be had that organisers are convinced will raise more awareness about and create much more discussion around...

John Smith - Hummingbird Tour 2019

~Probably one of the most well known names given to a male is John Smith. You could visit almost anywhere in the UK and meet a boy or man given this name. But there is one John Smith that may be more familiar on an international level but on a local level, he is just getting started. Devon based ...

UCLAN Graduate Opens Art And Coffee Shop In Ribbleton Lane

~If you were to visit your nearest café you can be assured of the following three things :- A wide selection of food and drinks A variety of newspapers to read at your leisure A clean environment in which to unwind with friends. There is, however something missing which caters ...

UCLan Run Together

Been thinking about running?  It’s free, it’s fun, so why not run? UCLan Run Together is a great place to start. UCLan Run Together is a beginners group that will build Your running ability and confidence with the target of running a 5K …. And even further! &middo...