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  • August Craft Month 2015 Begins August Craft Month – the annual celebration of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland  – is about to begin! Offering over 150 events; craftspeople, galleries, studios, local arts venues, community hubs, based in stunning locations across Northern Ireland, are welcoming everyone to be part of the vibrant, exciting and innovative design-led craft sector in Northern Ireland. This is ...
  • Free training for small charities The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) is bringing free training to Glasgow, so that small charities can access the skills they need to become self sustaining. The training courses cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and office skills, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers. Each course has a market value of £310 per delegate place, but the FSI is ...
  • Craft club helps people experiencing homelessness get creative Liberty Bligh tells us how the Libertie Creative Club in Inverness is enriching the lives of people experiencing homelessness. When, where and why did the Libertie Creative Club start? – “The Creative Club started on 13 January 2014, after we received funding from the People’s Health Trust (using money raised by HealthKind through The Health Lottery). ...

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  • #Love To DANCE Grants – Skills Sharing Session & Pop Up Arts Clinic #LoveToDANCE Skills Sharing Session  Ulster Hall, Belfast Tuesday 25 August 2015  10am to 12noon #LoveToDance Pop Up Arts Clinic Verbal Arts Centre Tuesday 22 September 2015 11am to 4pm  General info; The Love To DANCE Fund is a new initiative from Dance Resource Base (DRB) and Voluntary Arts Ireland (VAI) to foster excellence by providing dance teachers/facilitators with small grants of financial assistance to ...

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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.