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Press release: Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners

Press release: Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners 27 February 2014
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 Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners
 Voluntary arts achievement awarded at inspirational ceremony
 A drumming group born out of the London 2012 Olympics; knitting project that transformed a Welsh town; arts festival that brought creativity to rural Scotland; and a group of poets who held recitals in […]

Press release: Olympics legacy funding helps Voluntary Arts extend its reach

Press release: Olympics legacy funding helps Voluntary Arts extend its reach Monday 10 March 2014
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Olympics legacy funding helps Voluntary Arts extend its reach  Communities across the UK are set to benefit from increased capacity at Voluntary Arts – the nationwide development agency for creative cultural activity.
Funding from the Big Lottery Fund and Spirit of 2012 Trust is enabling Voluntary Arts to take on seven […]

Press release: Voluntary Arts welcomes Baroness Beeban Kidron as new President and launches 3-year strategic plan

Press release: Voluntary Arts welcomes Baroness Beeban Kidron as new President and launches 3-year strategic plan Voluntary Arts has welcomed award-winning filmmaker, Baroness Beeban Kidron as its new President.
Baroness Kidron’s arrival coincides with the launch of Voluntary Arts’ exciting new 3-year Strategic Plan – which aims to further support, promote and encourage creative cultural activity across the UK and Ireland.
Best known for her directing work on projects such […]

Press release: Voluntary Arts to help continue Olympics legacy

Press release: Voluntary Arts to help continue Olympics legacy The London 2012 Olympics and Cultural Olympiad brought people together to participate, volunteer, watch and celebrate achievement. In much the same way that voluntary arts groups across the UK do week-in, week out.
These groups – and the individuals who run them – are the people Voluntary Arts is here to represent and serve. So it gives us […]

Guardian Article: Craftbomb – the power of the pom pom

Guardian Article: Craftbomb – the power of the pom pom Voluntary Arts Scotland’s Kelly Donaldson writes about the Voluntary Arts Week Craftbomb on the Guardian Culture Professionals Network:
“As with any political protest, it’s hard to quantify the impact. But when it comes to smaller, more grassroots projects, the power of the pom pom can’t be underestimated…”
Read more at www.guardian.co.uk/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2013/may/09/craftbomb-protest-voluntary-arts-week

Press release: Voluntary Arts wins coveted Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize for good governance

Voluntary Arts, the national representative body for arts participation, has been named the 2012 winner of the Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize for Best Practice in Charity Governance at a prestigious National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) conference on Monday 12 November 2012, which brought together around 400 charity trustees from across England.
Despite strong competition from […]
Voluntary Arts is the operating name of The Voluntary Arts Network (VAN) which is registered in Scotland as Company No. 139147 and Charity No. SC020345. Registered Office: 54 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EH, Scotland, UK.