Events from Voluntary Arts

Love to Get Creative Northern Ireland Roadshow

On 8th September in the Lyric Theatre, Belfast 2-4pm the Northern Ireland BBC Get Creative Champions are gathering to highlight what is happening in Northern Ireland as part of the BBC Get Creative and #loveto campaigns. As well as bringing to life all of the creative activity that happens in Northern Ireland they will help […]

Sharing your creative skills – free training

Do you have a passion for creative activities, such as crafts, singing, theatre or music?
Would you like to have the confidence and knowledge to be able to share your passion by passing on your creative skills to others?
If this sounds like you we would love you to come and join us at one of our […]

Experimenting as part of Volunteers Week

Part of the mission at Voluntary Arts is to help groups stabilise and then grow. In this competitive world it is getting harder and harder to do that without fully embracing the influence of the web and social media. Some groups love this, and dive right in; others have all the ideas in the world […]

Building Partnerships to Deliver Training

In the South West, Voluntary Arts have been busy finding partners with lots of contacts from among voluntary arts groups, community groups running creative activities, artists.
So we can put on great free training events that cover the topics that help people get into arts volunteering and help small groups operate more sustainably.
So what’s happening?
The first […]

Creative Citizens Programme Launch Ballymena

“Ballymena – The Creative Borough” is what greeted me as I went into the Braid Arts Centre in Ballymena last Saturday, along with a chocolate box selection of creative activity from bands, to choirs, to resident artists and children’s arts activities. Of course I hadn’t stumbled upon the launch of the Creative Citizen’s Programme, I […]
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.