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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 and in collaboration with the Verbal Arts Centre, this October, Voluntary Arts Ireland is bringing back it’s hugely popular Big MONSTER Draw competition and inviting children and young people from all over Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to join in
Your monster can be anything […]

Social Media Tip: Twitter Photo Tagging

Social Media Tip: Twitter Photo Tagging This week we bring you a very effective but not very widely known tip for Twitter.  We all know that adding a picture with your post results in much more engagement, however, it’s not always easy to fit everything in when you’re limited to 140 characters.  With Twitter’s photo tagging option you can now tag up […]

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 […]

Series of Training Events Powered By Voluntary Arts Ireland

Series of Training Events Powered By Voluntary Arts Ireland Voluntary Arts Ireland is bringing its popular Pop-Up Arts Clinic to Belfast on 24 September and 18 October. Do you take part in arts activities, help run a local festival or belong to an arts or craft group? Perhaps you want to start something new? Voluntary Arts Ireland regularly offers free 1-to-1 support sessions on […]

#LovetoDANCE – show off your happy feet

#LovetoDANCE – show off your happy feet September sees the start of #LovetoDANCE, a month-long celebration of dance, powered by Voluntary Arts Ireland.  We want to see everyone up and dancing, so whether you have a video of your toddler trying out their first moves, a great Granny with snake hips or even a video of yourself dancing to your favourite tune, tag it […]
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.