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Help make some a-MAZE-ing beach art with #lovetoDRAW

Help make some a-MAZE-ing beach art with #lovetoDRAW Porthaw Beach, Buncrana is set to be become a huge art piece this Friday, 17th October at 4pm as Artlink Buncrana with the help of local people will be creating a massive seaweed maze for #LovetoDRAW month.
The creative team from Artlink are inviting local people to come along and help make the maze as well […]

#LovetoDRAW

#LovetoDRAW #LovetoDRAW is the latest iteration of #Loveto, a campaign powered by Voluntary Arts Ireland inviting everyone to share the creative things they love to do. This creative movement has already seen thousands join in across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and have even gotten as far as the rest of the UK and […]

Pencils at the ready for #LovetoDRAW launch at W5

Pencils at the ready for #LovetoDRAW launch at W5 The Lord Mayor of Belfast Nichola Mallon today launched #LovetoDRAW month across Northern Ireland with a spot of digital graffiti art at a special event at W5, the interactive discovery centre.
The Lord Mayor was joined by one of NI’s top illustrators and Game of Thrones storyboarder William Simpson to lend their support to the #LovetoDRAW […]

Tell us a scary story this Halloween for #LovetoDraw

Tell us a scary story this Halloween for #LovetoDraw As part of our celebrations of #LovetoDRAW this October, we’re pairing up with one of Northern Ireland’s top storyboarders and illustators, Adam Pescott, to give all you kids (and big kids) the chance to really spook us with a scary storyboard. Adam, well-renowned for his work on the much-loved Pajanimals and the critically acclaimed, soon-to-be […]

Training day for Music Makers

Training day for Music Makers Calling all musicians, music groups, singers and choirs. The Association of Irish Choirs, Making Music and Voluntary Arts Ireland have come together to offer you a day of bespoke training on Saturday, 18 October from 10:00am to 16:30pm at St Marks Church, Belfast. Book it at www.musicmakers.eventbrite.co.uk/. Details on the programme are below.
The Association of Irish Choirs […]

What is the Best Social Media Platform for Business?

What is the Best Social Media Platform for Business? As a business owner you have most likely heard about Facebook, Linkedin, Google Plus and Twitter. You might already have accounts set-up with one or all of them, you might even have expanded into other social media networks. But have you ever asked yourself which is the best social media platform for business? What results […]

Sharing your creative skills with others – autumn workshops

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 […]

Do you #LovetoDRAW? Get involved!

Do you #LovetoDRAW? Get involved! October is #LovetoDRAW month, a national celebration of drawing that invites everyone to pick up a pen, pencil, piece of chalk, or indeed anything else you can draw with and get creative!
#LovetoDRAW is part of the wider #LoveTo campaign – a creative movement powered by Voluntary Arts Ireland – which invites the public to share […]

The Big MONSTER Draw

The Big MONSTER Draw To help celebrate #LovetoDRAW month and the Big Draw this October, Voluntary Arts Ireland is bringing back it’s hugely popular Big MONSTER Draw competition. In collaboration with the Verbal Arts Centre and the Glucksman Gallery, we’re inviting children and adults from all over Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to draw their favourite monster […]

Become a Voluntary Arts Ireland supporter

Become a Voluntary Arts Ireland supporter Voluntary Arts Ireland is updating its list of registered supporters and is seeking new supporters to come forward.
Voluntary Arts Ireland works to promote participation in creative cultural activity across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We are here for the people who love to be creative – love […]
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.