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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 […]
 

#LovetoPHOTO – Celebrate your family with BabyDay!

#LovetoPHOTO – Celebrate your family with BabyDay! This month, #Loveto is celebrating the art of photography, asking everyone and anyone to capture The Moment that matters to them and share with the world. One of #Loveto’s partners, BabyDay, shares that passion completely. BabyDay is an event coming up in Belfast on Sunday 27 September 2015, brought to us by the Replay Theatre Company (with key […]
 

Capture The Moment with #lovetoPHOTO

Capture The Moment with #lovetoPHOTO The Summer months bring us all out into the sun and gives us the perfect excuse to use our cameras and smartphones to capture all those special moments. #lovetoPHOTO: The Moment launches across the UK and Republic of Ireland alongside the Northern Ireland Photographic Associations Annual Exhibition on 2nd July 2015 at 7.30pm in the […]
 

New toolkit helps arts organisations work with volunteers

‘Volunteering In the Arts’ is a new toolkit created by Volunteer Scotland and Voluntary Arts Scotland, designed to help arts organisations reach out to, recruit and retain volunteers.
Inside the toolkit you’ll find information on creating a volunteer role, how to find your volunteers, what you need to have in place before taking them on, and how […]
 

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 […]
 

Train the Trainer, Nottingham

Train the Trainer, Nottingham Where: Mansfield Library, Mansfield Four Seasons Shopping Centre, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 1NH
When: starting 11 June 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 […]
 

Our Cultural Commons and Wellbeing

One of the emerging trends in Northern Ireland policy making is wellbeing. Highlighted by the Carnegie UK Trust and Queens University Belfast’s Towards a Wellbeing Framework and their forthcoming conference on 10th June , wellbeing also featured in the recent Our Cultural Commons roundtable discussion for Northern Ireland which took place in City Hall, Belfast.
The […]
 

Emma, Voluntary Arts Ireland Development Officer, shares her Voluntary Arts Week experience .

Emma, Voluntary Arts Ireland Development Officer, shares her Voluntary Arts Week experience . Ireland’s first official Woollen Woods was launched on Saturday 16th May 2015,  with a family fun day, craft activities and environmental workshops and the first public showing of the thoroughly yarnbomed Diamond Jubilee Orchard in Whitehead, County Antrim. Yarn Retailers, Lighthouse Yarns, were inspired by the tales of Woollen Woods drifting across the Irish Sea […]
 
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