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The Big MONSTER Draw

The Big MONSTER Draw To help celebrate #LovetoDRAW month 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 NI and R.Ireland to join in
Your monster can be anything you like; from something almost human, to a disgusting big blob or a giant scary troll, the […]

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 […]

Our Cultural Commons – call for examples and case studies

Deadline: 19 September 2014
Voluntary Arts and Arts Development UK are both organisations committed to supporting local cultural and creative activity. They have joined together to initiate a national conversation about how communities and organisations can and do collaborate to ensure effective and sustainable cultural spaces, networks, facilities and resources for themselves. They want to start […]

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 […]

Sky is the limit as Belfast takes on World Record attempt

Sky is the limit as Belfast takes on World Record attempt August is #LoveToMAKE month, where we want everyone to share the crafty activities they love and spend just a little time showing us their creative side. One of the simplest and, dare we say, most fun crafts to do is the age old art of paper airplanes. From the classroom to the office, everyone has […]

#Loveto, for all the creative things you love to do!

#Loveto, for all the creative things you love to do! People from these shores have long been considered some of the most creative on earth with a rich history of song, dance, poetry, arts and crafts.  We at Voluntary Arts Ireland want you to join in the fun and show your creativity to the world with #LoveTo!

#LoveTo is about every man, woman and children, from […]

Ulster Hall CraftBombed for August Craft Month

Ulster Hall CraftBombed for August Craft Month Belfast’s Ulster Hall is hosting a very special exhibition as part of August Craft Month with some of the best pieces from CraftBomb  2014 on display.  The exhibition will be on from 5-31 August and will feature amazing pieces used in CraftBombs right across Northern Ireland.  
CraftBomb was the main feature of this year’s Voluntary […]
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.