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  • JOIN THE WORLD’S FIRST GLOBAL ART SHOWCASE | Thursday 2nd June   What is it? The first Thursday of every month a city somewhere in the world steps forward to showcase their arts scene live to the planet. It’s all free, all through social media. Belfast, Northern Ireland, is first. Every month you can engage with arts around the world as part of a massive global arts network/showcase. How ...
  • Artists wanted for new BBC series Area: UK Closing date: Friday 10 June 2016 Would you like to receive intensive tuition to unlock your potential and improve your painting skills? Do you think that with the right coaching and inspiration you could become a truly great artist? BBC One is looking for amateur painters to take part in an exciting new show which will ...
  • Community Channel launches Wonderland series Community Channel are pleased to announce Wonderland, an original six-part series, with the support of Arts Council England, exploring how participants and audiences experience the world of art and the positive effects arts have within our community. The series will articulate and increase awareness of its activity, engaging new audiences to take part. The series launched ...

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  • May is #lovetoCREATE month! This month, as part of our #loveto campaign, we are bringing a whole range of creative activities together under the hashtag #lovetoCREATE, so you can contribute your creative projects and creations via social media regardless of the medium or material! This broader celebration of creativity is to coincide with Voluntary Arts Week, our annual festival ...

 

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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: The Creative Exchange, 29 Constitution Street, Edinburgh EH6 7BS.