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Culture Night Belfast 2014 gets even bigger with CNX

Culture Night Belfast 2014 gets even bigger with CNX We all love that magical night in September, when for a handful of amazing hours, Culture Night Belfast gloriously transforms the spaces and places of our favourite city .
BUT why stop at one intense evening? As well as Culture Night, what about enjoying an leisurely programme of events throughout the week showcasing more of the […]

This year’s CultureTECH festival highlights programme is out!

Taking place on the 15th-21st September, CultureTECH arrives in Derry~Londonderry, bringing all the technology, media, music and games  goodness you could want and plenty more besides. Now they have their programme online so you can see all the highlights of this year’s festival, from music bootcamps and job fairs to Minecraft tournaments and MTV’s own […]

Nominate a group for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Nominate a group for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Deadline: 30 September 2014
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK. Any group of two or more people doing volunteering work can be nominated for the award. The majority of the group must be volunteers, and more than half the volunteers must have the right to […]

Moray Art Club – call for exhibition entries

Moray Art Club’s annual Summer Open Exhibition is just around the corner – but it’s not too late to enter your work.
The exhibition is open to everybody – professional and non-professional artists – and work can be in any medium, as long as it’s well-presented.
The hand-in date is Tuesday 12 August from 3-7pm, and the exhibition […]

Disabled access guide wins prestigious award

A website and mobile app dedicated to providing information on disabled access has won a prestigious BT award.
Co-founded by Edinburgh-based Euan MacDonald, ‘Euan’s Guide‘ features reviews from disabled people, their families and friends – providing in-depth information on how accessible (or not) a venue or location is.
Euan’s Guide won the ‘People’s Choice’ award in the […]

Themes announced for first ever Scottish Rural Parliament

Themes announced for first ever Scottish Rural Parliament After conducting a survey with over 1,000 people across Scotland, the key themes for the Scottish Rural Parliament have been announced.
The first Scottish Rural Parliament will be held in Oban in November 2014 and will bring together 400 people from rural communities and decision making bodies to make recommendations about the best way forward on key themes. […]

EcoLegacy Art Project- Call for artists!

EcoLegacy Art Project- Call for artists! EcoLegacy Art Project is a worldwide initiative to create art (all media welcome) involved in the subject of Ecology. The main goal of the project is to raise eco awareness and address our global environmental issues. The project is open to everyone as we believe that everyone can make art and everyone can […]

CultureTECH is recruiting 1000 Digital Champions

CultureTECH is recruiting 1000 Digital Champions CultureTECH Festival is looking to recruit 1,000 digital champions across the North West region. The campaign has been developed in support of the Go ON NI initiative which seeks to address the lack of digital skills across Northern Ireland.  
 
Over 50 community organisations have already signed up and are committed to recruiting in excess of […]

Belfast Pride Festival – Events from Friday 25th July – Parade on Saturday August 2nd

Belfast Pride Festival – Events from Friday 25th July – Parade on Saturday August 2nd Belfast Pride Parade keeps growing and growing, so much so that Pride have had to extend the route this year taking people along Donegall Street past the Pride Village and BOOMBLOCK Party, turning towards the City Hall before we get near the Union Street Street Party.
Come along and join the pre-parade fun from 11.00am as Belfast […]

August Craft Month in Derry

August Craft Month in Derry August Craft Month 2014 is coming up very soon! Find out what’s happening in Derry on the online programme and event listings (see below). The print programme is available from venues, Art Centres and tourist offices across NI now. Keep in touch at #augcraft14
About August Craft Month: August Craft Month is an annual celebration of […]
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.