The Great Northern Creative Expo Announces 2019 Dates

The Sixth Edition of TGNCE 18th - 23rd November 2019! The Great Northern Creative Expo in association with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) today confirms the dates for the Expo’s sixth edition which will take place at venues across the university’s Preston campus, including the state-of-the-art Media Factory facility, from 18th-23rd November 2019. Alan …

Bill McCoid talks Kubrick, Spielberg and more with Jan Harlan

Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer Jan Harlan to shared stories from his 50-year career. Veteran film producer Jan Harlan made his first ever visit to the North West to speak at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) as part of this year's edition of The Great Northern Creative Expo. The 81-year-old, who worked with Stanley Kubrick …

Risa Jaroslow and UCLan dancers deliver unique performance

An internationally renowned choreographer has worked with local dancers to deliver a unique performance to celebrate a milestone in the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) history. Risa Jaroslow has worked alongside five third year BA (Hons) Dance Performance and Teaching students to create Project 190. The dance theatre performance, which celebrated 190 years of the …

Springwatch’s Chris Packham attracts crowds at UCLan

One of the country’s leading wildlife broadcasters has shared his life story with students, staff and visitors at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Chris Packham, who has been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, discussed his lengthy television career during a question and answer session with students and staff while he told an audience of invited …

The 2018 Programme

The Great Northern Creative Expo returns for it's 2018 edition with a progressive and inclusive celebration of Northern creativity. We are once again proud to present a wide variety of talents from The University of Central Lancashire and beyond from every corner of the Creative Industries including Film, Photography, Performance, Music, Media and Journalism. The Expo’s wide …

Brian Klein hits Top Gear at Great Northern Creative Festival

Ex-Top Gear director Brian Klein takes us on a Grand Tour of his career highlights at this year’s Great Northern Creative Festival, and tells us why he feels the new Top Gear is failing. Brian Klein is one of the UK’s most sought after television directors.  With almost 30 years’ worth of experience in the business.  …