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  • The Last Post small grants scheme to mark the First World War centenary Deadline: 30 September 2014 Small grant support is available to community groups across the UK to mark the First World War centenary this November From 4 to 18 November of this year, communities around the UK are being invited to join in a mass participation project to remember the impact the First World War had on their ...
  • Nationwide First World War centenary music project, The Last Post launches in Northern Ireland Arts non-profit organisation Superact has launched a nationwide First World War commemorative project in Northern Ireland called The Last Post, inviting people to come together and explore their First World War heritage and the impact it had on their families and communities.   Community groups across Northern Ireland will research and share the stories of local ...
  • The 2014 Better Together Video opens for entries on 15 September at 9am! We’re just a little less than a month out now from the launch of the 2014 Better Together Video Competition. As with previous years, all video entries must be two-minutes-or-less in length and should strive to tell a story about what your organisation, club or association does, why it is important for your community, how people ...

News from Voluntary Arts

  • 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 ...

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  • Press release: Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners 27 February 2014For immediate release  Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners  Voluntary arts achievement awarded at inspirational ceremony  A drumming group born out of the London 2012 Olympics; knitting project that transformed a Welsh town; arts festival that brought creativity to rural Scotland; and a group of poets who held recitals in their local park have all ...
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.