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  • C-Suite Session – An Introduction to ACNI Is your Chair or are any of your Board Members new to the arts sector? Are you with an emerging company who wants to develop your understanding of ACNI? Would you like to know how your Board can support your relationship with this key stakeholder? For Chairs, Board Members, Chief Executives and Senior Managers who are ...
  • Spotlight on . . . Luminate creative ageing festival Anne Gallacher, Director of Luminate, tells us all about Scotland’s creative ageing festival . . . 1. What is Luminate and how did it start? – “Luminate is Scotland’s creative ageing festival, which was launched in October 2012 as the result of a new partnership between Creative Scotland, The Baring Foundation and Age Scotland.   The 2014 programme extends ...
  • Got a great fundraising idea? Don’t keep it to yourself! Voluntary Arts is creating a useful publication for voluntary arts groups, featuring different ways to raise funds. At the same time, we want to shine a light on the hard work and creative endeavor carried out by cultural groups and organisations across the UK and Republic of Ireland. So, for each good idea, we’ll feature a real ...

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  • Legal Graffiti wall opens in Derry-Londonderry for those who #LovetoDRAW Mayor Brenda Stevenson today helped open the city’s first legal graffiti wall as part of #LovetoDRAW month.  Derry-Londonderry now joins other major cities across the world in having a legal wall for street artists to use. The graffiti wall will be outside the Verbal Arts Centre, the key place for the written and spoken word in ...

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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 ...

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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.