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Midday Classical Concert - St. Georges Church - Preston - 1pm- 2pm -18/9/19

~You may think the French horn is just a simple brass instrument but there is much more to it than meets the eye.. Anneke Scott is an experienced French horn player. Her love of the instrument dates back some considerable years, she has an  extensive collection which she  speaks fondly ...

Wreath Workshop - Bistort Pierre - Preston - 13/10/19

~Summer 2019. Many of us would agree that it hasn’t been a great summer and no way near as hot as last summer. Thankfully, we’re into autumn now and that means a different appearance to the leaves and flowers as we walk through autumnal parks. You may thinking how you can get make Aut...

Classic Album Night - Tubular Bells - 8pm - New Continental - 19/9/19

~On 25th May 1973 a seminal debut album was released by an English multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. A young Mike Oldfield composed the classic, well respected record ‘Tubular Bells’. It comprised of mostly instrumental music by interestingly it didn’t gain immediate success. I...

UCLAN SU Freshers Craft And Food Fair - 11am - 4pm - 19/9/19

~Ok so you’re a new inexperienced student at UCLAN. Your course is starting very soon. You’ve got so much to learn, so many friends to make and so many parties to.. Wait! Hold it there. University is so much more than just the social side. The more experienced students are hosting an eve...

Artist In Residence:- Beata Wrobel - UCLAN - 9am -5pm - 27/9/19 - 10/10/19

~When you frequent the local cinema you’re guaranteed a number of things:- You’ll spend lots of money on tickets and food You’ll enjoy quality time with your mates or soul mate You’ll escape reality for a short time. Take the latter one into consideration. Now ...

Preston Scratch Band - Imagine- UCLAN - 11am - 1pm - 21/9/19

~Music lessons at secondary school were designed to enable the students to learn how to identify notes and potentially read music. All good in theory but when the teacher hands out instruments per table you can imagine what chaos that would bring! That was a period of our past we long to forget&n...

Mencap Pdeal To The Pier - Cuerden Valley Park - 7.30am - 7pm - 14/9/19

~As a child you can no doubt remember driving with relatives to Blackpool on a Friday evening in September to see the amazing illuminations. It was a magical experience and it was all topped off with a bag of fish and chips sat in the car at the end of the night. As an adult we may choose to visi...

Embroidery Session - Plug And Taps Venue - Preston - 2pm -4pm- 6/10/19

~Do you remember when you were at secondary school and the home economics class was so boring. Two hours felt like two years and you couldn’t wait till the bell rang for freedom. Well now you’re an adult and away from that environment you have the option of rediscovering the subject t...

Mothership - Led Zep Tribute Act - Continental - 8pm -13/9/19

~In 1968 an English rock band was formed which consisted of the following four key members :- Vocalist Robert Plant  Guitarist Jimmy Page  Bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones  Drummer John Bonham. Yes Led Zeppelin were an immediate force to be reckoned with. Their ble...

The Lancashire Korea Festival - 53 Degrees - Preston - 12pm -5pm - 28/9/19

~As going abroad is so expensive these days it would be fitting therefore to bring a specific country to the UK. A taste of a recognised country would enable local residents the opportune time to appreciate foreign culture in all it’s glory. The Lancashire Korea Festival is coming to UCLAN ...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Ann Vanner

~~Every big step has a small beginning. That’s how this month’s ‘Spotlight on CCG Members’ built up her momentum to work in a field she cherishes and deeply appreciates every day. Let’s learn more about Lancashire based Ann Vanner. In her adult life Ann has had a k...

Perceptions 2019 -UCLAN - 9am -5pm - 24/9/19 - 27/9/19

~Creative people who work behind the scenes barely get a look in. Consider the University setting, perhaps it’s the props man who always has to paint the background  for an important scene. In music it could be the considerate lady who is helping to tune the inexperienced musician’s...