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We know there is a wealth of creativity out there and that there are countless groups and activities bringing people together regularly to do amazing creative things. Wouldn't it be great if the contribution you are making to local cultural life was more visible? To the people who are looking for creative activities on their doorstep and to other groups and projects in your area so that they can connect with you. At Voluntary Arts we've decided to make a start and crowd-source a map together. Help us by listing your own.

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NOTE: We've already received hundreds of listings and we're working through the details and making sure all the pins are in the right locations on the map! Listings won't appear instantly so do please bear with us while we process them all. Thank you all for the overwhelming enthusiasm!

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1. Citadel Arts Group, Leith

Drama and writing group for older people and a youth group based in EdinburghRead more

2. Kinlochlovin’

Creative activities for young people in Kinlochleven, LochaberRead more

3. The South Armagh Lace Collective

Lace-making collective meeting weekly in Culloville in South ArmaghRead more

4. Skipton Community Orchestra

Community orchestra for all abilities and all instruments, meeting twice a month in Skipton, North YorkshireRead more

5. A4D Sensory Storytelling workshops

Weekly storytelling workshops at the House of Illustration in LondonRead more

6. A Choired Taste

Community choir based in KilmarnockRead more

7. Drop in and Get Creative

A free weekly arts group in Port Talbot library.Read more

8. Helen's Bay Players

The Helen’s Bay Players are a small, social amateur drama society in North Down in Northern IrelandRead more

9. Irish Video Game Orchestra

An orchestra made up of people who are passionate about music and video gamesRead more

10. The Maidstone Singers

Kent-based a capella choir rehearsing in Maidstone and touring nationally and internationallyRead more

11. Saint Helens Art Club

Friendly weekly group in St Helens working in different mediums with occasional demonstrations and workshopsRead more

12. Radio City Association

Cultural and heritage projects in Kilbirnie, North AyrshireRead more

13. Creative Upcycling Classes

Upcycling non-profit in EdinburghRead more

14. Chesil Theatre

Winchester's 150 year old amateur theatre companyRead more

15. Rejuvenate! Creative Carers Group

Monthly creative sessions for carers around HerefordRead more

16. Strung Out Violin Group

Fun weekly violin group in Walthamstow for adults of all levelsRead more

17. Gartmore House

Craft and activity residential holidays in StirlingRead more

18. Neilston Artists

Painting drawing group based in GlasgowRead more

19. Mearns Writers (Stonehaven)

Weekly creative writing group in StonehavenRead more

20. Mearns Writers (Inverbervie)

Weekly creative writing group in InverbervieRead more

21. WriteOn

Weekly writing group meeting in Salisbury on Tuesday morningsRead more

22. Southampton Folk Orchestra

Open access folk group meeting fortnightly in SouthamptonRead more

23. Witney Singing Circle

Lively fun singing group for over 50's. Day time choir open to all. Learn songs old and new in acappella harmony . First session free.Read more

24. Ross of Mull Poets

Poetry group on the Isle of MullRead more

25. Auld Kirk Players

Drama group based in Kirkcaldy, FifeRead more

26. Bressay Development Ltd

Community centre and group in ShetlandRead more

27. Dunaverty Players

Drama group based in the Mull of KintyreRead more

28. Jazz Hands Scotland Productions

Glasgow-based theatre groupRead more

29. Markinch Musical Society

Musical theatre company based in Fife.Read more

30. Glenrothes Amateur Musical Association

Musical theatre company in FifeRead more

31. Rag Tag and Textile

Textile workshops on the Isle of SkyeRead more

32. JMB Creatives

Dumfries-based youth groupRead more

33. Largs Community Choir

Singing group based in North AyrshireRead more

34. Fundamental Conduit

Creative writing and live music group in PaisleyRead more

35. Strathdearn Art Group

Visual art group in the Scottish HighlandsRead more

37. Brooks Art Eco Club

A free visual arts group for all ages and abilitiesRead more

38. Henry Hedgepodge Academy of ART

An art school for all agesRead more

39. Brooks Art Mixed Media

Exploring creativity through mixed mediaRead more

40. Cardiff Read

Informal book club that meets in Canton LibraryRead more

41. Crickhowell Choral Society

A 70-strong mixed choirRead more

42. Llanfyllin Sings

Singing group in LlanfyllinRead more

43. Celf-Able

Disabled-led inclusive art group in MontgomeryshireRead more

44. Joon Dance

A dance company making shows and running workshops for and with community groupsRead more

46. Little Foxes

A fun musical session for children aged 0-5 and their families/carersRead more

47. British Lung Foundation Singing for Lung Health Group

A singing group for people living with chronic obstructive or restrictive respiratory disease.Read more

48. National Museum Cardiff Drawing Group

A regular drawing group in Cardiff Museum.Read more

49. The Core

Multi-cultural skills-sharing community group in GlasgowRead more

50. For Enjoyment CIC

Dumfries group running workshops in drawing and photographyRead more

51. Meadows Festival

Annual community and multi-arts festival in EdinburghRead more

52. Glasgow Play-Resource Association

Arts and crafts scrapstore in GlasgowRead more

53. Kinghorn Library

Volunteer-run library in FifeRead more

54. The Guild of Players

Amateur theatre group in DumfriesRead more

55. Spotlights community youth theatre

Youth drama group in ForfarRead more

56. Forfar Dramatic Society

Community theatre group in AngusRead more

57. Viva Acappella

An all-female a cappella choir based in London and KentRead more

58. The Tudor Roses

Ladies a capella singing groupRead more

59. FormaQ & 4onParade

Barbershop quartets based in YorkRead more

60. Back Numbers

Barbershop Quartet - Male A Cappella singingRead more

61. Intersection Quartet

Barbershop quartet in the Hampshire and Dorset areaRead more

62. Rainy City Barbershop Harmony Chorus

An a capella, Barbershop-style singing groupRead more

63. Sound Alliance

Barbershop Quartet based in ChelsfieldRead more

64. Surrey Fringe Chorus

4 part male harmony singingRead more

65. Classmates Barbershop Quartet

Unaccompanied four-part harmony singing groupRead more

66. Quadroseniors

A new barbershop quartet of older singersRead more

67. Drastic Measures Barbershop Quartet

A traditional barbershop quartetRead more

68. Junction 14 Ladies A Cappella

A ladies a cappella chorus based in Milton KeynesRead more

69. ConChords A Cappella

A male singing quartetRead more

70. Spinnaker Chorus

A cappella chorus for womenRead more

71. Relax and Create

Arts and crafts activities run by local artist Brenda CoyleRead more

72. Vocal Dimension Chorus

A women's a cappella four part harmony chorusRead more

73. Space2Create

Space2Create run creative sessions to improve wellbeingRead more

74. The White Rosettes

A ladies barbershop chorusRead more

75. Heartbeat UK Chorus

A women's singing show chorusRead more

76. The Clwyd Clippers

A male barbershop chorusRead more

77. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Traditional Irish music, song dance and storytellingRead more

78. Ecologisers

Online events for young people around an anti-litter themeRead more

79. Fishguard Arts Society

A charity which supports all forms of the artsRead more

80. GEM Connection

Ladies Barbershop chorus based in Long EatonRead more

81. Lace City Chorus

Weekly meetings of an all-female singing group in NottinghamshireRead more

82. The Great Outdoors

Creative outdoor and nature-based activities across KirkleesRead more

83. Create Space

Open access creative space for adults in Huddersfield and KirkleesRead more

84. Melodians Steel Orchestra UK

South London-based steel orchestraRead more

85. OPEN Ealing

Multi-artform workshops in Ealing, West LondonRead more

86. Canbury Singers

Weekly community choir in Kingston-upon-ThamesRead more

87. Two Bridges Theatre Group

We are a community based drama group producing plays in the Northwest of IrelandRead more

88. Cargin Senior Choir

Choir group who love singing and craic based in Cargin Chapel.Read more

89. Altnagelvin Hospital Choir

Hospital based choir in Derry/Londonderry performing to raise funds for charitiesRead more

90. Roscommon Solstice Choir

An EPIC Award winning community choir meeting weekly in Ballinderry and performing to raise funds for charitiesRead more

91. Ballymorris Pottery

Pottery Classes and Pottery Parties for all ages, families, friends and work colleagues.Read more

92. Limerick Writers' Centre

Encouraging writers and their writing, developing a thriving literary community, and inspiring a passion for literature.Read more

93. Art as Exchange (AAEX)

Opportunities for local artists in Dundalk to meet, exchange ideas and collaborateRead more

94. The Arkleston Singers

Chamber choir in PaisleyRead more

96. Capital Concert Band

Edinburgh-based community wind bandRead more

97. Rolling Hills Folk Club

Folk club in the Scottish BordersRead more

98. Scots Music Group

Scottish traditional music classes in EdinburghRead more

99. Arts Together

Bringing arts, creativity and improved well-being to older people in WiltshireRead more

100. Auchtermuchty Theatre Group

Amateur drama group in FifeRead more

101. Ury Players

Drama group based in AberdeenshireRead more

102. Dunbar Lyric Group

Amateur drama group in East LothianRead more

103. Kirkintilloch Players

Community drama group in East DunbartonshireRead more

104. Killin Dramatic Club

Drama group for adults and young peopleRead more

105. Parklea Branching Out

Fine art and digital programmes for adults with learning disabilitiesRead more

106. Cadenza

Edinburgh-based a cappella choirRead more

107. Sing Out Streatham

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

108. Peckham Rye Sings

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

109. Synergy

Male, Close Harmony, A-Cappella ChoirRead more

110. Cardiff Style

Ladies a capella close harmony singing groupRead more

111. Carmarthen Artists' Network

A multi-disciplinary group of art college graduates working in West Wales.Read more

112. The Ballantrae Trust

Venue in South Ayrshire hosting theatre, music and film with the aid of volunteersRead more

113. Helensburgh Orchestral Society

Amateur orchestra based in Argyll & ButeRead more

114. Burntisland Community Choir

Fife-based singing groupRead more

115. Friends of the Caird Hall Organ

Dundee-based organ appreciation groupRead more

116. Fablevision

Paisley-based social enterprise working in film, editing and publishing.Read more

117. Guarana Street Band

Community music band in AberdeenRead more

118. Ibuki Taiko

Northern Ireland's first Taiko drumming performance groupRead more

119. In Your Space Circus

Community Circus in Derry/LondonderryRead more

120. North Edinburgh Arts

Multi-arts venue in EdinburghRead more

123. Creative Village Arts

Bringing amateur and professional artists together in Derry/Londonderry.Read more

124. Hjaltibonhoga

Shetland-based fiddle group that invites players to join them at the Edinburgh TattooRead more

125. Surrey Harmony Chorus

Surrey Harmony Chorus is a group of friendly, fun-loving women who enjoy singing in the barbershop style.Read more

126. Rising Stars Productions

Rising Stars Productions is managed by people of the local community with a passion for applied art.Read more

127. Bristo Concert Band

Edinburgh-based bandRead more

128. Lincoln Barbershop Harmony Club

A welcoming Club of about 50 male singers, who enjoy singing together and competing in singing competitions both local and national.Read more

129. The Telfordaires

Telford Barbershop Harmony Club sing a cappella four part harmony in the barbershop style.Read more

130. BRbershop Chorus

Male barbershop chorus with 30 members from Brampton.Read more

131. The Cottontown Chorus

Multi award winning competitive barbershop chorus from Bolton.Read more

132. Harmony Revival

Male Barbershop Chorus from Stockport.Read more

133. Wexford Arts Centre

Deliver multi arts programme with emphasis on contemporary art practiceRead more

134. Larne Community Cinema

Community cinema based in Larne Town, Northern IrelandRead more

135. Capital Connection

Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus from South Ruislip.Read more

136. Bromley Barbershop Harmony Club

Male chorus interested in singing in four-part, unaccompanied close harmony in the barbershop style.Read more

137. Cleeve Harmony Chorus

Cleeve Harmony is an exciting singing group for ladies based in Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucestershire.Read more

138. Signature A Capella Singers

Female a cappella group based in Buckinghamshire.Read more

139. Silver Lining Ladies Harmony Chorus

Silver Lining Ladies Harmony Chorus is a 4 part a capella group with members from Coventry and Warwickshire.Read more

140. The Royal Harmonics

The Royal Harmonics is one of the top male barbershop and a cappella chorus groups in the country based in Winsor.Read more

141. Arun A Capella

A ladies Barbershop chorus from Bognor Regis.Read more

142. Second City Sound

Second City Sound (SCS)is Birmingham’s only female barbershop chorus.Read more

143. Celtic Music Radio Ltd

Community radio station in GlasgowRead more

144. Peterborough Barbershop Harmony Club (Hereward Harmony)

Peterborough Barbershop Harmony Club (Hereward Harmony) is a friendly chorus group of men that sing acapella four-part close harmony in the barbershop style.Read more

145. Pennine Chimes

Pennine Chimes is a ladies barbershop chorus based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.Read more

146. The Belles of Three Spires choir

The Belles are a ladies a cappella choir based in Coventry.Read more

147. Ashford Barbershop Harmony Club - East Kent Chorus

Ashford Barbershop Harmony Club - East Kent Chorus is a performance and competing male barbershop harmony chorus.Read more

148. Main Street Sound - York Ladies Barbershop Chorus

Main Street Sound is a 40 strong, ladies barbershop chorus who meet weekly in York.Read more

149. Purely Poetry Open Mic

A monthly open mic poetry night, based in the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast.Read more

150. Deep Down Arts and Wellbeing Group

Deep Down Arts is a new and growing collective of people who know the benefits of creativityRead more

152. Boom! Studios Creative Group

Painting Workshops For Grownups; Baby Jam Music Sessions and much more in Bangor, Co. DownRead more

153. Wavelength A Cappella

We are a choir based in Bournemouth and we welcome new members on any Tuesday. please visit our website - wavelength.coolRead more

155. The Humber Harmony Chorus

The Humber Harmony Chorus is a Barbershop style a cappella chorus and quartet from Hull.Read more

156. Goethe-Institut Choir

One of Ireland's leading choirsRead more

157. Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir

Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice ChoirRead more

160. Essex Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus

Essex Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus is a member of the British Association of Barbershop Singers and is the only male barbershop chorus in the county.Read more

161. Three Spires Harmony

Three Spires Harmony is a male barbershop chorus.Read more

162. The Rivertons Acapella Harmony Chorus

Group of over 45 men who sing a cappella.Read more

163. Carrickfergus Photographic Society

Photography group in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.Read more

164. Solas Flamenco

Flamenco Dance Group in Derry~Londonderry and Belfast.Read more

165. Flock Belfast

Crochet Classes and Workshops in Belfast, Northern IrelaandRead more

166. The Puffin Artist Group CIC

promoting arts and crafts in the community through workshops and demonstrations in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland.Read more

167. Bloco Garman- Brazilian percussion group

Adult Percussion group in Wexford, Ireland.Read more

168. Sliabh Beagh Arts

Sliabh Beagh Arts, delivering Community Arts programmes in rural areas of Northern Ireland.Read more

169. Wight Harmony Barbershop Chorus

Wight Harmony Barbershop Chorus is the Isle of Wight's premier male barbershop singing chorus.Read more

170. Knights of Harmony

The Knights of Harmony are Buckinghamshire's premier male barbershop chorus.Read more

171. Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir

Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir sing songs from musicals, shows, pop songs and classic male voice choir anthems.Read more

172. Red Rose A Cappella

Male close harmony singers based in the Lancashire area.Read more

173. Tuxedo Junction

A cappella chorus group based in Leicester.Read more

174. Northern Acchord Acapella Harmony Chorus

Northern Acchord is the only current Barbershop Harmony Chorus in the North East of England based in Middlesbrough.Read more

175. Capital Chorus

West London Barbershop Harmony ClubRead more

176. Oxford Harmony

An Oxford based male four-part harmony chorus singing in an a cappella style.Read more

177. Wayfarers Chorus

Wayfarers is a barbershop and a cappella chorus based in Southport.Read more

178. Aimee’s Friday Art Group

Weekly community art group based at Artisans Collective, PrestatynRead more

179. Get the Chance

Online social enterprise offering opportunities to respond to arts, culture and live eventsRead more

180. Cwm Cynon Christmas - The Story

Annual volunteer-led nativity play taking place in Aberdare each DecemberRead more

181. Just Good Friends Theatre Company

Annual comedy play or musical comedy staged in CarmarthenRead more

182. Life Drawing Classes (Arts Connection - Cyswllt Celf)

Untutored life drawing classes taking place monthly in LlanfyllinRead more

183. Masquerade (Arts Connection / Cyswllt Celf)

Arts and drama for adults and young people with learning disabilities, every second Wednesday in Llanfyllin (Apr - Dec)Read more

184. Cardiff Christmas - The Story

A free, annual, volunteer-led nativity in Cardiff city centre each DecemberRead more

185. The Truly Terrible Orchestra

Amateur orchestra based in InvernessRead more

186. CircoModo Peterhead

Circus classes for young people in AberdeenshireRead more

187. Braemar Creative Arts Festival

Multi-arts festival and year-round groups in AberdeenshireRead more

188. Meadows Festival Edinburgh

Annual multi-arts festival in EdinburghRead more

189. Old Well Theatre

Volunteer-run venue in Moffat with am dram, choir, film and music groupsRead more

190. Polonez - Culture Bridging Group

Paisley group bringing Scottish and Polish cultures togetherRead more

191. Lodestone Creative

Multi-arts and crafts venue in DumbartonRead more

192. Bridgend Farmhouse Arts community

Weekly arts sessions at community farmhouse near EdinburghRead more

193. Albacappella

Ladies a capella chorus in PeterculterRead more

194. REACH for Change

Drama group for young people on the autistic spectrumRead more

195. Shetland Fiddlers' Society

Music group based in LerwickRead more

196. Shetland Mandolin Band

Mandolin band based in LerwickRead more

197. Hillfoot Harmony

Ladies Barbershop choir in DollarRead more

198. Autism Youth Theatre

Creative activities for young people on the autistic spectrum in PerthRead more

199. Pushing Out the Boat

Creative writing publication in North East ScotlandRead more

200. Southside Creative Writing Group

Writing group based in EdinburghRead more

201. Close Shave Chorus

Barbershop male choir in Glasgow.Read more

202. The Rolling Hills Chorus

Barber shop chorus in EdinburghRead more

203. Souter Stormers

Knitting and yarnbombing group based in SelkirkRead more

204. Tinderbox Music Hub

Weekly music group for ages 10-18 in Edinburgh.Read more

205. Artvantage

Arts, craft and heritage group in PerthRead more

206. Citadel Arts Group

Arts and heritage project in Leith, EdinburghRead more

207. Encounter Youth Cafe

Youth club teaching circus skills in PeterheadRead more

208. ReMode Renfrewshire

Sewing and upcycling in Paisley and LochwinnochRead more

209. RSCDS Edinburgh

Scottish country dancing classes in EdinburghRead more

210. The Regal Youth Company

Youth drama, music and film groups in BathgateRead more

211. Edinburgh Royal Choral Union

Long-running choral society based in EdinburghRead more

212. Blether Tay-gither

Monthly oral storytelling group in Dundee.Read more

213. Forth Valley Chorus

Female barbershop chorus based in Edinburgh.Read more

214. Active Inquiry Theatre Company

Community theatre and arts projects in Edinburgh.Read more

215. Glasgow Women's Library

Glasgow venue hosting a wide range of activities.Read more

217. LGBT Health and Wellbeing (Edinburgh)

Creative activities and community groups for LGBT people.Read more

218. Shazam Theatre Company

Aberdeen theatre company for young people aged 7 - 30.Read more

219. Hidden Door Festival

Annual multi-arts festival in Edinburgh run by volunteers.Read more

220. Fine City Chorus

Male barbershop chorus in Norwich currently consisting of 42 members!Read more

221. The White Rose Chorus

The White Rose Chorus is an all-male choir based in North Yorkshire who sing in a barbershop style.Read more

222. Black Cat Harmony

Mixed Voice Barbershop ChorusRead more

223. Southern Acappella

A high quality mixed acappella singing groupRead more

224. Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus

All-male group of 30 from Birkdale Village who sing 4 part Barbershop harmonies.Read more

225. The Great Western Chorus

A male acapella chorus from Bristol, proud to be 10 times British Barbershop Chorus champions!Read more

226. Avon Harmony

Avon Harmony is a female barbershop a cappella group in Bristol.Read more

227. Shannon Express Chorus

Shannon Express Chorus is an all-male a cappella chorus who sing music in the Barbershop Style.Read more

228. Meantime Chorus

Meantime Chorus is a male vocal ensemble based in Central London.Read more

229. Southern Union Chorus

An all-male group from Dorset engaged in the a capella style of singing in four-part harmony.Read more

230. Heart of England Chorus

Mixed Barbershop ChorusRead more

231. VIPs Male A Cappella Chorus

Birstall Social ClubA close 4 part harmony male voice chorus singing songs in the barbershop style in Suffolk.Read more

232. Belfast Stitch n Bitch group

Weekly Craft group based in BelfastRead more

233. Lighthouse Yarns

Luxury Wool Shop, with twice weekly Craft-a-long mornings in Whitehead, Northern Ireland.Read more

234. Fighting Words

Free creative writing workshops to children and young people at locations all around the island of Ireland.Read more

235. Anvil Chorus (West Midlands Barbershop Harmony Club)

A group of males of all ages in Birmingham, singing in the unaccompanied, four-part, Barbershop harmony style.Read more

236. New Cambridge Singers

Choir of 35 singers who perform acapella or accompanied by piano or organ.Read more

237. Handmade Cinema

Handmade Cinema is an award-winning community cinema in Sheffield that transforms the way you watch film.Read more

238. Furness Creatives

Art and craft creative workshops in Barrow-in-furness every Monday.Read more

239. Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival put on a big, friendly, fun festival each year right in the middle of the UK.Read more

240. Stepping Stone Theatre for Mental Health

Stepping Stone is a theatre company specialising in telling the stories of people with mental health challenges as well as their carers, health care workers, family and friends.Read more

241. Chilli Studios

Creative activities available to people in Newcastle and Gateshead.Read more

242. Grassington Players

Am-dram group presenting two plays annually as well as other entertainments. All abilities welcomed in many jobs.Read more

243. The Red Rosettes

A female a cappella chorus or over 50 members. They are members of the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers and currently placed seventh in the country.Read more

244. SAS Swadlincote Asperger’s Society

The Big Welcome Café is a friendly, drop-in art therapy workshop offering the chance to meet new people and learn new skills.Read more

245. Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club

A drama group based in Scunthorpe for young people (age 9+).Read more

246. Swaledale Festival

A two-week annual festival of music, arts and walking across the Yorkshire DalesRead more

247. Herts Inclusive Theatre

HIT is an arts charity which aims to improve the well-being of people, particularly children and young people and those who are disadvantaged or disabled.Read more

248. Thames Valley Contemporary Textiles TVCT

Group for like-minded people to meet and share their interest in contemporary textiles.Read more

249. Creative Wellbeing

Social enterprise working with individuals, communities and businesses to enhance personal and social wellbeingRead more

250. Up Close theatre

North Devon touring community theatre company specialising in drama, plays and spoken word productions.Read more

251. South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company

Nationally award-winning theatre and film company in Devon.Read more

252. One Acchord

Ladies Barbershop Chorus, Newtown St.BoswellsRead more

253. Guthan an Iar

Gaelic singing group, UistRead more

254. Granite City Chorus

Male barbershop chorus in AberdeenRead more

255. Deeside Knitwits

Knitting group in Braemar, AberdeenshireRead more

256. The Joy of Listening and Sharing

A selection of prose, short stories and poems.Read more

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