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Donegal Local Enterprise Office Creative Industries Workshop 29/10/14

Donegal Local Enterprise Office Creative Industries Workshop 29/10/14 The Donegal Local Enterprise Office  – formerly the County Enterprise Board – is currently in the process of drawing up a creative industries development strategy for the county. As such, a workshop/consultation session will take place at the Local Enterprise Office on Wednesday next, October 29th. from 3.00pm-6.00pm and individuals and companies from the creative sector are invited to participate. […]

East Durham Creates Festival

East Durham Creates Festival When: 29 October to 16 November 2014
Where: East Durham
From 29 October to 16 November East Durham Creates has a whole range of fantastic events to amaze, inspire and delight you. There’s art, performance, music, theatre and much more – all created by bringing local people and high quality artists together.
The organisers want to […]

Launch of the Northern Ireland Open Government Network

Launch of the Northern Ireland Open Government Network Venue: Malone House, Barnett Demesne
Date: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Time: 10am – 1pm 
Register Here: https://opengovnilaunch.eventbrite.co.uk
The Building Change Trust will be hosting a seminar and discussion event on 5th November for all those organisations and individuals interested in progressing an open government agenda and getting involved in a campaign for the implementation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) […]

5th Alliance Française Photography Award – Call for Submissions

5th Alliance Française Photography Award – Call for Submissions Submissions now open for the 5th Alliance Française Photography Award in collaboration with the Fondation Alliance Française, Paris.
Submission deadline: Saturday 15 November 2014
Submissions are being sought from photographers, aged 18 and over, of all nationalities living in Ireland and Northern Ireland, to enter a national and international photography competition.
The theme of the competition is “Climate, state […]

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement 6th – 15th November 2014
Echo Echo Festival of Dance & Movement returns for a second edition with an outstanding programme of performances: legendary Russian company Do-Theatre, unusual participatory performance work by Shannon Cooney, acclaimed US duo casebolt and smith, two evenings of Short Works featuring local and international guests, and new work for younger audiences by German […]

National Campaign for the Arts: Letter to Minister for Budget 2015 & Have Your Say!

National Campaign for the Arts: Letter to Minister for Budget 2015 & Have Your Say! The National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) have written a pre-Budget 2015 letter to the Minister for the Arts, asking her to protect arts spending, to ensure transparency in arts decision-making and to seek the sector’s input into the development of a National Arts Policy. You can read it here. 
 
You too can have your say. Write […]

Do Something Brilliant

Do Something Brilliant is a new website from the Media Trust and Community Channel, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
You can use it to find volunteering opportunities as well as upload details about your own project to find people in your area who want to help out. It provides charities and community groups with the […]

Adopt a Composer returns for 14th year

Adopt a Composer, a project linking the UK’s up-and-coming composing talent with its vibrant voluntary music scene, has launched for its 14th year. As the name would suggest, the programme works by enabling amateur music groups to ‘adopt’ a composer over the course of a year, with the composers each writing a new piece especially […]

Big Big Sing at The Belfast Festival at Queen’s – 25 October 12noon – 5pm

Big Big Sing at The Belfast Festival at Queen’s – 25 October 12noon – 5pm Do you love to sing? In the shower? In a choir? In your head so no-one can hear? The Big Big Sing is for YOU! Join the crowd for an afternoon of song and fun at The Belfast Festival at Queen’s. Lively workshops with inspirational choir leaders Stephen Deazley and Eugene Skeef will have you singing […]
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.