As part of the Lancashire Arts Festival, the University of Central Lancashire has three free business events, which may be of interest to you. Please find details and online booking links below.
UCLAN BUSINESS NETWORKING LUNCH
Friday 9 June, 12noon-3.00pm
Venue 53, UCLan, Preston
Are you looking to develop your workforce, recruit graduates or access expertise? This event is open to professionals from all organisations, inside and outside of the creative industries, who are keen to engage with the University of Central Lancashire’s creative talent. You will get to meet like-minded business people, students, course tutors and key colleagues from the University’s careers, placement and partnership development teams.
The event includes:
• LUNCH WITH NETWORKING
• KEYNOTE JEAN FLYNN, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR AT COSGROVE HALL ENTERTAINMENT
• GUIDED TOUR BY COURSE TUTORS AROUND YOUR AREA OF INTEREST
The networking lunch is just three hours long, but you can stay for longer if you have time. Immediately following, at 3.00pm, is the Lancashire Arts Festival Awards Ceremony with guest speaker Charles Hadcock, sculptor, businessman and Chairman of Creative Lancashire. Then at 4.00pm, we have the Private View of our architecture, design, fashion, fine art and media degree shows. Last year around 1,500 people attended the Private View and we can guarantee that there will be a huge buzz and celebratory feel in all of the buildings with lots of opportunities to network.
Advance booking is essential: https://uclannetworkinglunch.eventbrite.co.uk
UCLAN FASHION SHOW
Thursday 15 June, 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Venue 53, UCLan, Preston
If you are a decision maker in a fashion, textile or lifestyle related business you may be interested in attending the University of Central Lancashire’s fashion show as previewed at Graduate Fashion Week, London. This event is perfect for those scouting for talented students to work in their company.
Advance booking is essential: https://uclanfashionshow.eventbrite.co.uk
OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE LANCASHIRE ARTS FESTIVAL AWARDS EXHIBITION
Wednesday 21 June, 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
An exhibition of architecture, design, fashion, fine art, media and performance. The expert curatorial team, led by 2017 Turner Prize nominee Professor Lubaina Himid, will showcase the work of final year students from UCLan who have been shortlisted for the Lancashire Arts Festival Awards, sponsored by Creative Lancashire. The Official Opening includes drinks and canapés on arrival, performances and a special guest speaker Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors Norton & Sons and menswear line, E. Tautz and resident judge on the BBC’s ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’.
Advance booking is essential: https://uclanexhibition.eventbrite.co.uk
If you have any questions regarding any of these events please contact Tania at the University on 01772 894106 orTCallagher@uclan.ac.uk