We talk to Tony Carlin of Voluntary Arts Ireland to find out more about the #Loveto campaign and why October is #LovetoDRAW month. What is the #Loveto campaign all about? #LoveTo is about people sharing the creative things they love to do. Each month we have a different theme...Read more
A Celebration of Creative Proportions…
Voluntary Arts Week is an annual celebration of cultural creativity across the UK & Republic of Ireland. The event is promoted by Voluntary Arts but is run by the arts & crafts groups and individuals who take part in cultural activities all year long.
Voluntary Arts Week 2015 will take place from 15 -24 May (too much creativity for just 7 days) and we would love you to join us!
Part of a creative group or organisation? This is a great opportunity to share what your working on and reach out to new people. Get involved by putting on a showcase event or ‘come and try’ workshop. Find out more and register your event here.
Put a creative date in your diary! We are challenging the nation to put a creative date in their diary during Voluntary Arts Week, so dust off your banjo, dig out those knitting needles and find an event near you (events will be added in the run up to May 2015 so please check back).
*Please note: the Voluntary Arts Week website is currently under construction -dates for 2015 are being added throughout and guidance/resources are being updated - please bear with us as we make the necessary changes.
Voluntary Arts Week is one of many national initiatives which helps communities put on and showcase creative cultural activity. We caught up with Katharine Lane of Superact, the organisation behind another of these initiatives – Our Big Gig. Read on for more info and to find out how you...Read more
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