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  • Guardian Charity Awards 2016 Area: UK Deadline: midnight, Friday 19 August 2016 The Guardian Charity Awards give smaller social welfare charities a unique platform to celebrate their success. For 24 years, they have showcased their work and given winners the backing and profile they need to move forward. If you are a registered charity with turnover of less than £1.5m, the Guardian ...
  • Free training for music groups: Good practice for Committees Location: The Botanic Cottage, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Time/Date: 1-4pm, Saturday 20 August 2016 Is your music group setting up a committee for the first time and looking for some pointers? Do you already have a committee but are keen to refresh your approach and/or recruit new committee members? Having an effective committee in place can be vital to ...
  • #lovetoPHOTO: Damien from Voluntary Arts shares his passion for photography . . . The Voluntary Arts team are a curious bunch – aside from our day jobs, we each have a different creative outlet that enriches our lives and contributes greatly to our sense of self, from Irish dancing and bookbinding to singing and embroidery. In the first of these staff spotlights, we catch up with Voluntary Arts Information Resources Manager, Damien McGlynn to ...

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  • Socks, Pincushions & Stories A craft and storytelling project inspired by the craftspeople of the First World War In autumn 2015 Up For Crafts and local history project Merseyside at War launched Socks, Pincushions & Stories, a First World War centenary project which aimed to highlight the untold stories of the craftspeople who contributed to the war effort. During the First ...

 

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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.