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Russian State Ballet :- Swan Lake - Preston Guild Hall- 7.30pm - 9pm - 4/11/18

~The late Diana Princess of Wales would be so thrilled to see her sons do so well in life. Prince William is now settled with Kate with an extended family. Prince Harry recently married Meghan and they are expecting their first child in the spring 2019. But it could have been very different for P...

What Is Taijiquan?

Wudang Style Taijiquan, or Tai Chi, is a traditional martial art originating from 18th century China taught for both self-defence and health benefits. What is taught? Classes will focus on  both hand and weapons forms including practical applications.  All ages and abilities are wel...

Light Up Lancaster - Castle And Town Centre - 2/11/18 - 3/11/18

~When a house has no electricity it becomes dull and uninviting. It lacks warmth and security that comes from a family home. Neighbours, family and friends feel less inclined to visit the house as they are aware of the householder’s lack of light which presents a dark cloud on a potentially so...

72:18 - Preston Market Exhibition - The Harris - 13/10/18 - 25/11/18

~Prestonians have adjusted to the new indoor market now. Over the past six months or so there has been mixed response. Some feel it wasn’t  needed whilst some welcomed the change of venue. Those that miss it may yearn for a snapshot, a collection of images as a souvenir of Preston’s...

Preston Scratch Band - UCLAN - Media Factory - 11am - 1pm - 20/10/18

~I often see musicians in Preston city centre busking and generally having a good time. But the underlying thought still remains, ‘Are they happy performing alone? Is there a sense of loneliness and solitude attached to their performance? When I walk past the Salvation Army Band at Christma...

Placebo By Clod Ensemble - UCLAN - 7.30pm -8.30pm - 19/10/18

~To interpret a medical supplement into a piece of performance art takes some doing. Thanks to the highly trained dancers at Clod Ensemble an hour length performance is set to challenge the audience and determine what is real and what is fake. In association with Derelict and UCLAN, ‘Placeb...

Whittingham Lives - The Harris - 13/10/18 - 25/11/18

~World Mental Health Day took place last Wednesday 10th October. Even now in 2018 there is continuous stigma, negligence and ignorance surrounding mental health. Vulnerable people feel they can’t and won’t be heard. Everyday is a battle from either peers, school and workmates who don&...

They Eat Culture Social Lab

Do you want to use your current skills & develop new to make change happen on your doorstep? Do you want to access mentoring, r&d seed funding & bid writing support?  The PPL's Social Action Lab needs you! We’re working with British Council & UCLan, and other fri...

How To Flourish At Work

CCG Manager Nigel Farnworth is looking forward to attending:- Think Tank 1: How to Flourish at Work (Thursday 11th October, 2018) This uplifting and fun workshop draws on recent research within the field of positive psychology and workplace wellbeing, introducing you to the tangible benefits o...

A Good Night's Sleep

Yesterday, I took part in research at The University of Central Lancashire, to explore whether a new mattress design can help create ideal sleep. Everybody knows the importance of quality sleep, so email  HShore1@uclan.ac.uk if you are interested in finding out more. ...

Rhythm Jam - UCLAN - 1.30pm -3.30pm - 13/10/18

~The current series of Later…with Jools Holland is on BBC 2  Tuesdays from 10pm - 10.30pm. Jools regularly invites contemporary and underground musicians on the show. At the beginning and closure of each show is a laidback jam session that gets everyone playing. Have you ever watched tha...

My MA Show - UCLAN - Victoria Building - 9am -6pm - 11/10/18 - 25/10/18

~Creativity is something that the University of Central Lancashire continues to encourage it’s students to inculcate. Depending on their chosen course, UCLAN has a reputation for promoting creative thinkers and this is one of the defining hallmarks that has garnered it’s excellence. F...