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All You Knit Is Love

All You Knit Is Love April is shaping up to be a woolderfully colourful month as #LovetoKNIT launches across the UK and R.Ireland inviting people of all ages and abilities to share their love of knitting and crocheting with each other and the world.
As yarnbombs and craftbombs have exploded into the public mainstream in the last few years the popularity […]
 

The Peoples’ Republic of Creativity – Get Involved

The Peoples’ Republic of Creativity – Get Involved Join the Street Performance Lab in Derry/Londonderry
16-24 May 2015
The Peoples’ Republic of Creativity will take place during Voluntary Arts Week (www.voluntaryartsweek.org) which will for a short period turn the Verbal Arts Centre and surrounding outdoor space in Derry/Londonderry into a republic of creativity.
The Russian artists, Made in Cardboardia along with In Your Space, the Verbal […]
 

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #4: Making Music

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #4: Making Music The application deadline for the Epic Awards, Monday 30 March, is closing in. Whilst we always want to give groups  the appreciation and recognition they deserve for making our sector as vibrant as it is we also have partners from all over, lending a hand to make our Epic Awards the biggest and best they can be. We […]
 

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #3: Volunteer Now

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #3: Volunteer Now The Epic Awards are fast approaching. Whilst we always want to give groups  the appreciation and recognition they deserve for making our sector as vibrant as it is we also have partners from all over, lending a hand to make our Epic Awards the biggest and best they can be. We can’t do it alone, […]
 

Thoughts from our Epic Award winners, Poetry in the Park

Thoughts from our Epic Award winners, Poetry in the Park The deadline of the Epic Awards is looming close now! We wanted to give you an idea of what winning an award can do for your group, so we got in touch with Caroline Coyle from Poetry in the Park, the winners of the Ireland award from last year. Poetry in the Park is a […]
 

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #2: Dance Resource Base

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #2: Dance Resource Base The Epic Awards are fast approaching. Whilst we always want to give groups  the appreciation and recognition they deserve for making our sector as vibrant as it is we also have partners from all over, lending a hand to make our Epic Awards the biggest and best they can be. We can’t do it alone, […]
 

Epic Awards: Thoughts from our partners #1: Ulster Association of Youth Drama

The Epic Awards are fast approaching. Whilst we always want to give groups  the appreciation and recognition they deserve for making our sector as vibrant as it is we also have partners from all over, lending a hand to make our Epic Awards the biggest and best they can be. We can’t do it alone, […]
 

Five Ways to Wellbeing Toolkit

Five Ways to Wellbeing Toolkit In 2008 a charity called NEF (the New Economics Foundation) developed a concept called the Five Ways to Wellbeing — a set of actions which, introduced into daily life, is proven to enhance emotional resilience and enable people, groups and communities to flourish.
Our Five Ways to Wellbeing Toolkit will explore this model as a method […]
 

#LovetoREAD in March

#LovetoREAD in March March is all about sharing and celebrating our love of books and poetry as #LovetoREAD (and #LovetoWRITE) kicks off across the UK and R.Ireland
To get the ball rolling we’re asking everyone to let us know what you’re reading.  There are 3 ways you can do this:
1) Share a picture of the front of your book
2) Share the […]
 

Free Sharing Creative Skills workshop – Llandrindod 22 April 2015

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 […]
 
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.