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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...

The Art Of Losing :- Poets Discuss Loss- UCLAN Livesey House - 4pm -5pm - 10/4/19

~We have all at some point in our lives lost someone we love in death. Often the church service is an opportunity for friends and family to say something that has touched them deeply and is a personal farewell to the person they have lost. Poems can have a great impact in response to the death of a ...

Wild Families :- Survival At Brockholes Nature Reserve - 2pm-4pm- 9/4/19

~Thirty years ago you would see children playing in woods and forests making dens and lighting fires. Sadly in 2019, a lot of kids find themselves glued to their tablet to create entertainment. But, thanks  to venue on the outskirts of Preston,  children are being re-taught how to conne...

Let's Talk Event - Society 1 - Preston - 5.30pm - 11/4/19

~Wouldn’t it be great if there was an ongoing group which brought together relevant people in the community to have  in-depth conversations about matters which target areas  of cultural significance. Thankfully, there is. Lets Talk... is a regular post work gathering bringing toge...

O'Hooley & Tidow - Folk Act - The New Continental - Preston -8pm - 11/4/19

~When you consider well known folk duo’s the first act that springs to mind is Simon and Garfunkel. In their heyday they were able to create spine tingling beautiful melodies that captivated the hearts across stadiums all around the world. In 2019 the UK has the female equivalent:- O’...

Derelict Mayhem - UCLAN Media Factory - 25/5/19

~The University of Central Lancashire’s Media Factory is far from dilapidated. Every year it enrols students who embark on media and arts based courses who then go on to find successful careers in broadcasting, music and production. It’s fitting then that the building is going to utilize...

Spotlight On CCG Members :- Mr. James Wilson

~~It’s alright walking the walk but how many  people can say they can also ‘talk the talk’. By infusing theatre based presentations into his teaching sessions, Mr. James Wilson lives, sleeps and breathes his profession by cleverly using sound based techniques so that learners ...

Hands Up Project Annual Conference :- Lanaguage And Resilience - UCLAN - 9am - 5pm - 6/4/19

~The modern era is rife with gun crime, poverty and terrorism. This is reflected locally and in foreign countries. It takes great inner strength and an understanding of the English language to combat these attacks on innocent people. It’s fortunate then that the University of Central Lancas...

Coaching And Mentoring For Success - Free Taster Session - UCLAN - 4pm -6pm - 4/4/19

~Let’s be honest we all like to be looked after. When someone takes a personal interest in us it can do wonders for our confidence and self-esteem. On an academic level, courses are being run to enable students to have the essential skills that can help both them and the group of people they a...