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C-Suite Session – An Introduction to ACNI

C-Suite Session – An Introduction to ACNI Is your Chair or are any of your Board Members new to the arts sector? Are you with an emerging company who wants to develop your understanding of ACNI? Would you like to know how your Board can support your relationship with this key stakeholder?
For Chairs, Board Members, Chief Executives and Senior Managers who are […]

Spotlight on . . . Luminate creative ageing festival

Anne Gallacher, Director of Luminate, tells us all about Scotland’s creative ageing festival . . .
1. What is Luminate and how did it start? – “Luminate is Scotland’s creative ageing festival, which was launched in October 2012 as the result of a new partnership between Creative Scotland, The Baring Foundation and Age Scotland.   The 2014 programme extends […]

Got a great fundraising idea? Don’t keep it to yourself!

Got a great fundraising idea? Don’t keep it to yourself! Voluntary Arts is creating a useful publication for voluntary arts groups, featuring different ways to raise funds. At the same time, we want to shine a light on the hard work and creative endeavor carried out by cultural groups and organisations across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
So, for each good idea, we’ll feature a real […]

Our Cultural Commons – Join in the national conversation about local culture

Our Cultural Commons – Join in the national conversation about local culture Where was your first cultural experience? And where will be your last? Chances are the answer to both those questions will be ‘close to home’.
Our Cultural Commons is a new national conversation about local cultural infrastructure – what works, what doesn’t, how and where it thrives – and how it could reach its full potential.
The […]

Banksy and Friends bring their urban art to Belfast

Banksy and Friends bring their urban art to Belfast A rare chance to see the work of some of contemporary arts internationally recognised talents is set to take place in Belfast at the beginning of November for one night only. 
The exhibition entitled ‘Breed’ will feature work by Banksy, Faile, Antony Micallef, Paul Insect and Herakut taking place at The National Grande Café on Tuesday […]

Beyond NI Workshop – Sustainable Self-Promotion

Beyond NI Workshop – Sustainable Self-Promotion Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM This seminar will be about the business opportunities from promoting advice and technical solutions in the field of green and sustainable architecture, building and tourism. It will focus on the value of developing innovative and cutting edge solutions and how these could be applied to local […]

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) […]
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.