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Celebrate Yarn Shop Day and get ready for Voluntary Arts Week!

Celebrate Yarn Shop Day and get ready for Voluntary Arts Week! Saturday 3 May is ‘Yarn Shop Day’, and yarn shops across the UK are getting involved.
The Day marks the end of months of activity from the Love Your Yarn Shop campaign, launched by publications Let’s Knit and Let’s Get Crafting. Each store that signs up to the campaign is encouraged to host its own special […]

Celebrate Yarn Shop Day and get ready for Voluntary Arts Week!

Celebrate Yarn Shop Day and get ready for Voluntary Arts Week!
Saturday 3 May is ‘Yarn Shop Day’, and yarn shops across the UK are getting involved.
The Day marks the end of months of activity from the Love Your Yarn Shop campaign, launched by publications Let’s Knit and Let’s Get Crafting. Each store that signs up to the campaign is encouraged to host its own special […]

Wales Volunteer of the Year 2014 – deadline extended!

Do you know of anyone from the voluntary arts sector in Wales who deserves recognition?
WCVA has extended its deadline to give you an extra few days to get your nomination in for Wales Volunteer of the Year 2014. The new deadline is now 5pm on Thursday, 17 April 2014, so you can get your nomination […]

Aged 16 – 25? Volunteer with Welsh Proms Volunteer Scheme!

Arts Active are looking for enthusiastic, friendly volunteers to help run this summer’s Welsh Proms Cardiff.  
Volunteers will work alongside arts professionals, gain work experience and get to see some of the performances.  
You must be aged 16-25 and be ready for some long but enjoyable days (and evenings) working in all departments of St David’s Hall, […]

Send WCVA your photos – and make it snappy!

Where: Wales
Deadline: 5pm on Friday, 9 May 2014
WCVA has decided to hold another Members Photography Contest in 2014.
They were so pleased with the quality of the entries for the first members’ photography contest 12 months ago, they decided to bring it back again this year. 
WCVA members are invited to send in their photographs: no matter what your group does and […]

Apply to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award in 2015

Where: UK
Deadline: 10.00 a.m., Tuesday 22 April 2014
engage has announced that applications are open for venues wishing to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist in Residence programme in 2015.
Galleries, museums and visual arts venues throughout the United Kingdom are invited to submit proposals to host the 2015 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA), Artist in Residence, […]

Family Drop-in this Easter at Ffotogallery

Looking for something to do with the family over Easter?      Ffotogallery are holding Family Drop-in Sessions daily from Tuesday 15 April – Saturday 26 April 2014 between 11.00 and 5.00 pm at Turner House Gallery, Plymouth Road, Penarth, CF64 3DH. Based on the current Paul Reas exhibition, take over the gallery space to draw and collage while having a chat […]

Arts Council Strategic review 2014: Have Your Say

Arts Council Strategic review 2014: Have Your Say In November 2013, the Arts Council announced that it would undertake a strategic review of how we address our remit, and that review is now underway.
The review is timely and necessary. The decade since the 2003 Arts Act consisted of two periods of starkly contrasting fortunes for the arts. First there were five years of […]

Wanted: Creative people with a story to tell

Wanted: Creative people with a story to tell Deadline: 30 April
Voluntary Arts Ireland is looking for creators of all kinds to appear on a radio segment to be broadcast across Northern Ireland.
 Whether it’s painting, sculpting, creating comics, writing, crocheting, gardening or taking part in any of the hundreds of potential creative activities, we want to hear your story in your voice. 
We are looking […]

Call for submission of Poetry: Kilkenny

Call for submission of Poetry: Kilkenny Kilkenny County Council Arts Office is delighted to announce a call for submissions for the publication of the fourteenth issue of the very popular KILKENNY POETRY BROADSHEET. The aim of the publication is to give local writers a platform for their work. Each poem selected is included in the broadsheet which is available free throughout […]
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.