Put yourself on the map!

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!

Use the postcode search or the interactive map below to find a creative group or activity near you.

1. Arts Together

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

2. Auchtermuchty Theatre Group

Amateur drama group in FifeRead more

3. Ury Players

Drama group based in AberdeenshireRead more

4. Dunbar Lyric Group

Amateur drama group in East LothianRead more

5. Kirkintilloch Players

Community drama group in East DunbartonshireRead more

6. Killin Dramatic Club

Drama group for adults and young peopleRead more

7. Parklea Branching Out

Fine art and digital programmes for adults with learning disabilitiesRead more

8. Cadenza

Edinburgh-based choirRead more

9. Sing Out Streatham

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

10. Peckham Rye Sings

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

11. Synergy

Male, Close Harmony, A-Cappella ChoirRead more

12. Cardiff Style

Ladies a capella close harmony singing groupRead more

13. Carmarthen Artists' Network

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

14. The Ballantrae Trust

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

15. Helensburgh Orchestral Society

Amateur orchestra based in Argyll & ButeRead more

16. Burntisland Community Choir

Fife-based singing groupRead more

17. Friends of the Caird Hall Organ

Dundee-based organ appreciation groupRead more

18. Fablevision

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

19. Guarana Street Band

Community music band in AberdeenRead more

20. Ibuki Taiko

Northern Ireland's first Taiko drumming performance groupRead more

21. In Your Space Circus

Community Circus in Derry/LondonderryRead more

22. North Edinburgh Arts

Multi-arts venue in EdinburghRead more

25. Creative Village Arts

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

26. Hjaltibonhoga

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

27. Surrey Harmony Chorus

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

28. Rising Stars Productions

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

29. Bristo Concert Band

Edinburgh-based bandRead more

30. 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

31. The Telfordaires

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

32. BRbershop Chorus

Male barbershop chorus with 30 members from Brampton.Read more

33. The Cottontown Chorus

Multi award winning competitive barbershop chorus from Bolton.Read more

34. Harmony Revival

Male Barbershop Chorus from Stockport.Read more

35. Wexford Arts Centre

Deliver multi arts programme with emphasis on contemporary art practiceRead more

36. Larne Community Cinema

Community cinema based in Larne Town, Northern IrelandRead more

37. Capital Connection

Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus from South Ruislip.Read more

38. Bromley Barbershop Harmony Club

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

39. Cleeve Harmony Chorus

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

40. Signature A Capella Singers

Female a cappella group based in Buckinghamshire.Read more

41. 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

42. 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

43. Arun A Capella

A ladies Barbershop chorus from Bognor Regis.Read more

44. Second City Sound

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

45. Celtic Music Radio Ltd

Community radio station in GlasgowRead more

46. 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

47. Pennine Chimes

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

48. The Belles of Three Spires choir

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

49. 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

50. Main Street Sound - York Ladies Barbershop Chorus

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

51. Purely Poetry Open Mic

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

52. Deep Down Arts and Wellbeing Group

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

54. Boom! Studios Creative Group

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

55. 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

57. The Humber Harmony Chorus

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

58. Goethe-Institut Choir

One of Ireland's leading choirsRead more

59. Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir

Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice ChoirRead more

62. 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

63. Three Spires Harmony

Three Spires Harmony is a male barbershop chorus.Read more

64. The Rivertons Acapella Harmony Chorus

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

65. Carrickfergus Photographic Society

Photography group in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.Read more

66. Solas Flamenco

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

67. Flock Belfast

Crochet Classes and Workshops in Belfast, Northern IrelaandRead more

68. The Puffin Artist Group CIC

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

69. Bloco Garman- Brazilian percussion group

Adult Percussion group in Wexford, Ireland.Read more

70. Sliabh Beagh Arts

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

71. Wight Harmony Barbershop Chorus

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

72. Knights of Harmony

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

73. 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

74. Red Rose A Cappella

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

75. Tuxedo Junction

A cappella chorus group based in Leicester.Read more

76. 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

77. Capital Chorus

West London Barbershop Harmony ClubRead more

78. Oxford Harmony

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

79. Wayfarers Chorus

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

80. Aimee’s Friday Art Group

Weekly community art group based at Artisans Collective, PrestatynRead more

81. Get the Chance

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

82. Cwm Cynon Christmas - The Story

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

83. Just Good Friends Theatre Company

Annual comedy play or musical comedy staged in CarmarthenRead more

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

Untutored life drawing classes taking place monthly in LlanfyllinRead more

85. 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

86. Cardiff Christmas - The Story

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

87. The Truly Terrible Orchestra

Amateur orchestra based in InvernessRead more

88. CircoModo Peterhead

Circus classes for young people in AberdeenshireRead more

89. Braemar Creative Arts Festival

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

90. Meadows Festival Edinburgh

Annual multi-arts festival in EdinburghRead more

91. Old Well Theatre

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

92. Polonez - Culture Bridging Group

Paisley group bringing Scottish and Polish cultures togetherRead more

93. Lodestone Creative

Multi-arts and crafts venue in DumbartonRead more

94. Bridgend Farmhouse Arts community

Weekly arts sessions at community farmhouse near EdinburghRead more

95. Albacappella

Ladies a capella chorus in PeterculterRead more

96. REACH for Change

Drama group for young people on the autistic spectrumRead more

97. Shetland Fiddlers' Society

Music group based in LerwickRead more

98. Shetland Mandolin Band

Mandolin band based in LerwickRead more

99. Hillfoot Harmony

Ladies Barbershop choir in DollarRead more

100. Autism Youth Theatre

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

101. Pushing Out the Boat

Creative writing publication in North East ScotlandRead more

102. Southside Creative Writing Group

Writing group based in EdinburghRead more

103. Close Shave Chorus

Barbershop male choir in Glasgow.Read more

104. The Rolling Hills Chorus

Barber shop chorus in EdinburghRead more

105. Souter Stormers

Knitting and yarnbombing group based in SelkirkRead more

106. Tinderbox Music Hub

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

107. Artvantage

Arts, craft and heritage group in PerthRead more

108. Citadel Arts Group

Arts and heritage project in Leith, EdinburghRead more

109. Encounter Youth Cafe

Youth club teaching circus skills in PeterheadRead more

110. ReMode Renfrewshire

Sewing and upcycling in Paisley and LochwinnochRead more

111. RSCDS Edinburgh

Scottish country dancing classes in EdinburghRead more

112. The Regal Youth Company

Youth drama, music and film groups in BathgateRead more

113. Edinburgh Royal Choral Union

Long-running choral society based in EdinburghRead more

114. Blether Tay-gither

Monthly oral storytelling group in Dundee.Read more

115. Forth Valley Chorus

Female barbershop chorus based in Edinburgh.Read more

116. Active Inquiry Theatre Company

Community theatre and arts projects in Edinburgh.Read more

117. Glasgow Women's Library

Glasgow venue hosting a wide range of activities.Read more

119. LGBT Health and Wellbeing (Edinburgh)

Creative activities and community groups for LGBT people.Read more

120. Shazam Theatre Company

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

121. Hidden Door Festival

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

122. Fine City Chorus

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

123. 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

124. Black Cat Harmony

Mixed Voice Barbershop ChorusRead more

125. Southern Acappella

A high quality mixed acappella singing groupRead more

126. Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus

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

127. The Great Western Chorus

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

128. Avon Harmony

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

129. Shannon Express Chorus

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

130. Meantime Chorus

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

131. Southern Union Chorus

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

132. Heart of England Chorus

Mixed Barbershop ChorusRead more

133. 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

134. Belfast Stitch n Bitch group

Weekly Craft group based in BelfastRead more

135. Lighthouse Yarns

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

136. Fighting Words

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

137. 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

138. New Cambridge Singers

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

139. Handmade Cinema

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

140. Furness Creatives

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

141. 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

142. 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

143. Chilli Studios

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

144. Grassington Players

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

145. 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

146. 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

147. Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club

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

148. Swaledale Festival

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

149. 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

150. Thames Valley Contemporary Textiles TVCT

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

151. Creative Wellbeing

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

152. Up Close theatre

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

153. South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company

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

154. One Acchord

Ladies Barbershop Chorus, Newtown St.BoswellsRead more

155. Guthan an Iar

Gaelic singing group, UistRead more

156. Granite City Chorus

Male barbershop chorus in AberdeenRead more

157. Deeside Knitwits

Knitting group in Braemar, AberdeenshireRead more

158. The Joy of Listening and Sharing

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

If you haven't already, get yourself on the Creativity Map by sending us the details.