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!

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1. Gartmore House

Craft and activity residential holidays in StirlingRead more

2. Neilston Artists

Painting drawing group based in GlasgowRead more

3. Mearns Writers (Stonehaven)

Weekly creative writing group in StonehavenRead more

4. Mearns Writers (Inverbervie)

Weekly creative writing group in InverbervieRead more

5. WriteOn

Weekly writing group meeting in Salisbury on Tuesday morningsRead more

6. Southampton Folk Orchestra

Open access folk group meeting fortnightly in SouthamptonRead more

7. 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

8. Ross of Mull Poets

Poetry group on the Isle of MullRead more

9. Auld Kirk Players

Drama group based in Kirkcaldy, FifeRead more

10. Bressay Development Ltd

Community centre and group in ShetlandRead more

11. Dunaverty Players

Drama group based in the Mull of KintyreRead more

12. Jazz Hands Scotland Productions

Glasgow-based theatre groupRead more

13. Markinch Musical Society

Musical theatre company based in Fife.Read more

14. Glenrothes Amateur Musical Association

Musical theatre company in FifeRead more

15. Rag Tag and Textile

Textile workshops on the Isle of SkyeRead more

16. JMB Creatives

Dumfries-based youth groupRead more

17. Largs Community Choir

Singing group based in North AyrshireRead more

18. Fundamental Conduit

Creative writing and live music group in PaisleyRead more

19. Strathdearn Art Group

Visual art group in the Scottish HighlandsRead more

21. Brooks Art Eco Club

A free visual arts group for all ages and abilitiesRead more

22. Henry Hedgepodge Academy of ART

An art school for all agesRead more

23. Brooks Art Mixed Media

Exploring creativity through mixed mediaRead more

24. Cardiff Read

Informal book club that meets in Canton LibraryRead more

25. Crickhowell Choral Society

A 70-strong mixed choirRead more

26. Llanfyllin Sings

Singing group in LlanfyllinRead more

27. Celf-Able

Disabled-led inclusive art group in MontgomeryshireRead more

28. Joon Dance

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

30. Little Foxes

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

31. British Lung Foundation Singing for Lung Health Group

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

32. National Museum Cardiff Drawing Group

A regular drawing group in Cardiff Museum.Read more

33. The Core

Multi-cultural skills-sharing community group in GlasgowRead more

34. For Enjoyment CIC

Dumfries group running workshops in drawing and photographyRead more

35. Meadows Festival

Annual community and multi-arts festival in EdinburghRead more

36. Glasgow Play-Resource Association

Arts and crafts scrapstore in GlasgowRead more

37. Kinghorn Library

Volunteer-run library in FifeRead more

38. The Guild of Players

Amateur theatre group in DumfriesRead more

39. Spotlights community youth theatre

Youth drama group in ForfarRead more

40. Forfar Dramatic Society

Community theatre group in AngusRead more

41. Viva Acappella

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

42. The Tudor Roses

Ladies a capella singing groupRead more

43. FormaQ & 4onParade

Barbershop quartets based in YorkRead more

44. Back Numbers

Barbershop Quartet - Male A Cappella singingRead more

45. Intersection Quartet

Barbershop quartet in the Hampshire and Dorset areaRead more

46. Rainy City Barbershop Harmony Chorus

An a capella, Barbershop-style singing groupRead more

47. Sound Alliance

Barbershop Quartet based in ChelsfieldRead more

48. Surrey Fringe Chorus

4 part male harmony singingRead more

49. Classmates Barbershop Quartet

Unaccompanied four-part harmony singing groupRead more

50. Quadroseniors

A new barbershop quartet of older singersRead more

51. Drastic Measures Barbershop Quartet

A traditional barbershop quartetRead more

52. Junction 14 Ladies A Cappella

A ladies a cappella chorus based in Milton KeynesRead more

53. ConChords A Cappella

A male singing quartetRead more

54. Spinnaker Chorus

A cappella chorus for womenRead more

55. Relax and Create

Arts and crafts activities run by local artist Brenda CoyleRead more

56. Vocal Dimension Chorus

A women's a cappella four part harmony chorusRead more

57. Space2Create

Space2Create run creative sessions to improve wellbeingRead more

58. The White Rosettes

A ladies barbershop chorusRead more

59. Heartbeat UK Chorus

A women's singing show chorusRead more

60. The Clwyd Clippers

A male barbershop chorusRead more

61. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Traditional Irish music, song dance and storytellingRead more

62. Ecologisers

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

63. Fishguard Arts Society

A charity which supports all forms of the artsRead more

64. GEM Connection

Ladies Barbershop chorus based in Long EatonRead more

65. Lace City Chorus

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

66. The Great Outdoors

Creative outdoor and nature-based activities across KirkleesRead more

67. Create Space

Open access creative space for adults in Huddersfield and KirkleesRead more

68. Melodians Steel Orchestra UK

South London-based steel orchestraRead more

69. OPEN Ealing

Multi-artform workshops in Ealing, West LondonRead more

70. Canbury Singers

Weekly community choir in Kingston-upon-ThamesRead more

71. Two Bridges Theatre Group

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

72. Cargin Senior Choir

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

73. Altnagelvin Hospital Choir

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

74. Roscommon Solstice Choir

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

75. Ballymorris Pottery

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

76. Limerick Writers' Centre

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

77. Art as Exchange (AAEX)

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

78. The Arkleston Singers

Chamber choir in PaisleyRead more

80. Capital Concert Band

Edinburgh-based community wind bandRead more

81. Rolling Hills Folk Club

Folk club in the Scottish BordersRead more

82. Scots Music Group

Scottish traditional music classes in EdinburghRead more

83. Arts Together

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

84. Auchtermuchty Theatre Group

Amateur drama group in FifeRead more

85. Ury Players

Drama group based in AberdeenshireRead more

86. Dunbar Lyric Group

Amateur drama group in East LothianRead more

87. Kirkintilloch Players

Community drama group in East DunbartonshireRead more

88. Killin Dramatic Club

Drama group for adults and young peopleRead more

89. Parklea Branching Out

Fine art and digital programmes for adults with learning disabilitiesRead more

90. Cadenza

Edinburgh-based a cappella choirRead more

91. Sing Out Streatham

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

92. Peckham Rye Sings

Weekly community choir based in South LondonRead more

93. Synergy

Male, Close Harmony, A-Cappella ChoirRead more

94. Cardiff Style

Ladies a capella close harmony singing groupRead more

95. Carmarthen Artists' Network

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

96. The Ballantrae Trust

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

97. Helensburgh Orchestral Society

Amateur orchestra based in Argyll & ButeRead more

98. Burntisland Community Choir

Fife-based singing groupRead more

99. Friends of the Caird Hall Organ

Dundee-based organ appreciation groupRead more

100. Fablevision

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

101. Guarana Street Band

Community music band in AberdeenRead more

102. Ibuki Taiko

Northern Ireland's first Taiko drumming performance groupRead more

103. In Your Space Circus

Community Circus in Derry/LondonderryRead more

104. North Edinburgh Arts

Multi-arts venue in EdinburghRead more

107. Creative Village Arts

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

108. Hjaltibonhoga

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

109. Surrey Harmony Chorus

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

110. Rising Stars Productions

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

111. Bristo Concert Band

Edinburgh-based bandRead more

112. 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

113. The Telfordaires

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

114. BRbershop Chorus

Male barbershop chorus with 30 members from Brampton.Read more

115. The Cottontown Chorus

Multi award winning competitive barbershop chorus from Bolton.Read more

116. Harmony Revival

Male Barbershop Chorus from Stockport.Read more

117. Wexford Arts Centre

Deliver multi arts programme with emphasis on contemporary art practiceRead more

118. Larne Community Cinema

Community cinema based in Larne Town, Northern IrelandRead more

119. Capital Connection

Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus from South Ruislip.Read more

120. Bromley Barbershop Harmony Club

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

121. Cleeve Harmony Chorus

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

122. Signature A Capella Singers

Female a cappella group based in Buckinghamshire.Read more

123. 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

124. 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

125. Arun A Capella

A ladies Barbershop chorus from Bognor Regis.Read more

126. Second City Sound

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

127. Celtic Music Radio Ltd

Community radio station in GlasgowRead more

128. 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

129. Pennine Chimes

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

130. The Belles of Three Spires choir

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

131. 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

132. Main Street Sound - York Ladies Barbershop Chorus

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

133. Purely Poetry Open Mic

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

134. Deep Down Arts and Wellbeing Group

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

136. Boom! Studios Creative Group

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

137. 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

139. The Humber Harmony Chorus

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

140. Goethe-Institut Choir

One of Ireland's leading choirsRead more

141. Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir

Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice ChoirRead more

144. 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

145. Three Spires Harmony

Three Spires Harmony is a male barbershop chorus.Read more

146. The Rivertons Acapella Harmony Chorus

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

147. Carrickfergus Photographic Society

Photography group in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.Read more

148. Solas Flamenco

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

149. Flock Belfast

Crochet Classes and Workshops in Belfast, Northern IrelaandRead more

150. The Puffin Artist Group CIC

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

151. Bloco Garman- Brazilian percussion group

Adult Percussion group in Wexford, Ireland.Read more

152. Sliabh Beagh Arts

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

153. Wight Harmony Barbershop Chorus

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

154. Knights of Harmony

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

155. 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

156. Red Rose A Cappella

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

157. Tuxedo Junction

A cappella chorus group based in Leicester.Read more

158. 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

159. Capital Chorus

West London Barbershop Harmony ClubRead more

160. Oxford Harmony

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

161. Wayfarers Chorus

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

162. Aimee’s Friday Art Group

Weekly community art group based at Artisans Collective, PrestatynRead more

163. Get the Chance

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

164. Cwm Cynon Christmas - The Story

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

165. Just Good Friends Theatre Company

Annual comedy play or musical comedy staged in CarmarthenRead more

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

Untutored life drawing classes taking place monthly in LlanfyllinRead more

167. 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

168. Cardiff Christmas - The Story

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

169. The Truly Terrible Orchestra

Amateur orchestra based in InvernessRead more

170. CircoModo Peterhead

Circus classes for young people in AberdeenshireRead more

171. Braemar Creative Arts Festival

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

172. Meadows Festival Edinburgh

Annual multi-arts festival in EdinburghRead more

173. Old Well Theatre

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

174. Polonez - Culture Bridging Group

Paisley group bringing Scottish and Polish cultures togetherRead more

175. Lodestone Creative

Multi-arts and crafts venue in DumbartonRead more

176. Bridgend Farmhouse Arts community

Weekly arts sessions at community farmhouse near EdinburghRead more

177. Albacappella

Ladies a capella chorus in PeterculterRead more

178. REACH for Change

Drama group for young people on the autistic spectrumRead more

179. Shetland Fiddlers' Society

Music group based in LerwickRead more

180. Shetland Mandolin Band

Mandolin band based in LerwickRead more

181. Hillfoot Harmony

Ladies Barbershop choir in DollarRead more

182. Autism Youth Theatre

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

183. Pushing Out the Boat

Creative writing publication in North East ScotlandRead more

184. Southside Creative Writing Group

Writing group based in EdinburghRead more

185. Close Shave Chorus

Barbershop male choir in Glasgow.Read more

186. The Rolling Hills Chorus

Barber shop chorus in EdinburghRead more

187. Souter Stormers

Knitting and yarnbombing group based in SelkirkRead more

188. Tinderbox Music Hub

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

189. Artvantage

Arts, craft and heritage group in PerthRead more

190. Citadel Arts Group

Arts and heritage project in Leith, EdinburghRead more

191. Encounter Youth Cafe

Youth club teaching circus skills in PeterheadRead more

192. ReMode Renfrewshire

Sewing and upcycling in Paisley and LochwinnochRead more

193. RSCDS Edinburgh

Scottish country dancing classes in EdinburghRead more

194. The Regal Youth Company

Youth drama, music and film groups in BathgateRead more

195. Edinburgh Royal Choral Union

Long-running choral society based in EdinburghRead more

196. Blether Tay-gither

Monthly oral storytelling group in Dundee.Read more

197. Forth Valley Chorus

Female barbershop chorus based in Edinburgh.Read more

198. Active Inquiry Theatre Company

Community theatre and arts projects in Edinburgh.Read more

199. Glasgow Women's Library

Glasgow venue hosting a wide range of activities.Read more

201. LGBT Health and Wellbeing (Edinburgh)

Creative activities and community groups for LGBT people.Read more

202. Shazam Theatre Company

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

203. Hidden Door Festival

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

204. Fine City Chorus

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

205. 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

206. Black Cat Harmony

Mixed Voice Barbershop ChorusRead more

207. Southern Acappella

A high quality mixed acappella singing groupRead more

208. Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus

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

209. The Great Western Chorus

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

210. Avon Harmony

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

211. Shannon Express Chorus

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

212. Meantime Chorus

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

213. Southern Union Chorus

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

214. Heart of England Chorus

Mixed Barbershop ChorusRead more

215. 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

216. Belfast Stitch n Bitch group

Weekly Craft group based in BelfastRead more

217. Lighthouse Yarns

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

218. Fighting Words

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

219. 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

220. New Cambridge Singers

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

221. Handmade Cinema

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

222. Furness Creatives

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

223. 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

224. 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

225. Chilli Studios

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

226. Grassington Players

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

227. 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

228. 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

229. Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club

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

230. Swaledale Festival

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

231. 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

232. Thames Valley Contemporary Textiles TVCT

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

233. Creative Wellbeing

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

234. Up Close theatre

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

235. South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company

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

236. One Acchord

Ladies Barbershop Chorus, Newtown St.BoswellsRead more

237. Guthan an Iar

Gaelic singing group, UistRead more

238. Granite City Chorus

Male barbershop chorus in AberdeenRead more

239. Deeside Knitwits

Knitting group in Braemar, AberdeenshireRead more

240. 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.