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Release Your Inner Dragon…

Are there different ways to manage a team? Different ways to work collaboratively? Can a business really have outcomes focused on win-win (win) for everyone?  This all sounds a bit like a 1970s hippy-community to me, so I thought I would go along and find out more! Welcome to ‘Dragon D...

Free Acting Class - Cardinal Newman College - 20/1/19

~Most parents would label their son or daughter a drama queen. This could result in their reaction to when their told to tidy their room or do their homework. But what if their homework was to practise a speech in front of the class or to rehearse a set dance performance piece with their peer group....

Eathquakes In London - Play- St. Peter's Art Centre - Preston Campus - 7pm-10pm- 6/2/19 - 9/2/19

~2019. The country couldn’t be in a more uncertain time. With Brexit looming over the horizon at the end of March we can only imagine the chaos and further anxieties this will cause for those that live out of the UK or for people who wish to return. A play which doesn’t necessarily fo...

Adelphi Research Network - Adelpi Pub - Preston - 4pm -5.15pm - 30/1/19

~When a professoriate meets together in a non - educational environment you could assume they’re all talking in jest about their work or, about the students they teach. That is far from the case. An initiative of the School of Journalism, Media and Performance lecturers has been established...

Classical Concert At Minster - Preston - 1pm - 2pm - 16/1/19

~Chetham’s School in Manchester enrols students every year on a course of their choice. A popular subject is music and student’s on this course have often been asked to perform at other venues across Lancashire. The Minster on Church Street, Preston have a regular classical concert an...

Laughter Is The Best Medicine - (PPL) - 8/1/19 - 26/1/19

~It’s the January blues and for many that means having a cold or flu or even worse being diagnosed with severe depression. The first port of call in that situation is to seek help from your local GP. But did you know that there is a much more better cure and one that will tickle your bones mor...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Miss Amy Kaherl

~~In the time frame of a decade or so an individual can achieve quite amazing things. The female mind is capable of delivering events which can help rejuvenate an ailing town and bring hope and opportunities to the community. Miss Amy Kaherl is such a person and is the focus for this month’s &...

Museum Of The Moon - Preston Harris - 2/2/19 - 24/2/19

~The Moon. People have ventured on it, songs have been written about it and now, an art installation is going to recreate the size and force of the moon itself in a new demonstration coming to Preston.  Museum of the Moon designers are currently on a world tour and are coming to Harris Museu...

Art And Design Saturday Club - UCLAN - 9.45am - 12.15pm - 19/1/19

~A young person at secondary school who as an interest in expressing themselves through art will get sufficient training, guidance and good grades to get them into art college. But a more relaxed session may be required for the individual to be particularly creative. The University of Central Lan...

University Awareness Day - UCLAN - Burnley Campus - 9/1/19 - 10am - 4.30pm

~So you’ve just finished a three year course at college and you’re about to embark on a more challenging task - a four or even six year degree at University. Surely there’s nothing to worry about. You’re talented, intelligent but, there are flaws to your plan. You come from a...

Birdwatching At Fishwick - 10am - 12noon - 12/1/19

~If you’ve studied the art of ornithology you’ll know that it’s the observation and interest in birds. Small in size but mighty in numbers they come and feed perhaps in our back gardens but more notably in parks and nature reserves. On Saturday 12th January 2019 between the hour...

Time Off - CCG Sabbatical - 14/12/18 - 31/12/18

Dear friends of the CCG, having been writing blogs continuously for the past 12 months I am going to have a rest for a couple of weeks or so to recharge my batteries. This therefore means there won't be any blogs uploaded till Monday 31st December 2018. I want to thank you for your on...