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Voluntary Arts Network

Voluntary Arts England is the national development agency for amateur arts & crafts participation. They offer information including a step by step guide on setting up and running your own group, advice and guidance, training, research, news, jobs, links to funders, lobbying and advocacy and volunteering opportunities in the arts and crafts throughout England.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £100,000
  • 2013-2014: £100,000
  • 2014-2015: £100,000

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Arts volunteering – get inspired, get involved

‘Casting On’ is a new project co-run by Voluntary Arts Scotland and Volunteer Scotland, funded by Spirit of 2012 Trust, which aims to bring together cultural groups looking for volunteers, who have an energy and enthusiasm for arts volunteering. Thank you to Doune the Rabbit Hole, Leith Theatre, Art in Healthcare, Depot Arts, Impact Arts, Glad Café Community Choir, Sambayabamba and Glasgow 2014 Cast members.

Casting On - Take your volunteering to the next stage

‘Casting On’ is a new project co-run by Voluntary Arts Scotland and Volunteer Scotland, funded by Spirit of 2012 Trust, which aims to bring together cultural groups looking for volunteers, who have an energy and enthusiasm for arts volunteering.

Welcome to Voluntary Arts

Voluntary Arts promotes participation in creative cultural activity. www.voluntaryarts.org @voluntaryarts

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Feltmaking at the Voluntary Arts Scotland conference 2014

Feltmaking actvity run by the International Feltmakers Association at Culture, Creativity and You, 26 February 2014 at the Bridge, Glasgow

Richard Holloway at the Voluntary Arts Scotland conference 2014

Richard Holloway, Chair of Sistema Scotland, at Culture, Creativity and You, 26 February 2014 at the Bridge, Glasgow

Epic Awards 2014 Wales Winner: Fishguard Arts Society

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Wales Runner-Up: Llangennech Knit, Chat & Craft Group

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 People's Choice Winners

The 2014 Epic Awards People's Choice as voted for by the general public was jointly awarded to the British Association of Barbershop Singers & The Great Tapestry of Scotland. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Peer Award for Excellence: Foyle Haven Arts Collective

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Scotland Winner: Braemar Creative Arts festival

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Scottish Runners-Up: Lewis Pipe Band

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Ireland Winners: Poetry In the Park

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 Ireland Runner-Up: Foyle Haven Arts Collective

highlights from the 2014 Epic Awards Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 England Winner: Pandemonium Drummers

Highlights from the Epic Awards 2014 Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

Epic Awards 2014 England Runner Up: I Love Thunder

highlights from the 2014 Epic Awards Winners Ceremony in Glasgow. Find out more at www.epicawards.co.uk

CraftBomb

Compilation video from Voluntary Arts Week 2013, featuring the UK and Ireland-wide CraftBomb campaign - www.voluntaryartsweek.org

Draiocht 23 August 2012

Brief clip capturing the energy of this fast moving, colourful, and energetic traditional music, song and dance show performed in Clogheen, Co. Tipperary Ireland

Kevin Garrod webcast interview for Voluntary Arts 'Running Your Group'

Extract from the webcast interview of Kevin Garrod, National Partnerships Manager at Safe Network by Robin Simpson, Chief Executive of Voluntary Arts. The interview was broadcast live, with interactive participation from viewers, on 1 May as part of the new Running Your Group information and advice service for the voluntary arts sector. View the full video (subscription required) www.voluntaryarts.org/runningyourgroup. Sign up for news of future webcast interviews.

Nick Capaldi webcast interview for Voluntary Arts 'Running Your Group'

Extract from the webcast interview of Nick Capaldi, Chief Executive of Arts Council of Wales by Robin Simpson, Chief Executive of Voluntary Arts. The interview was broadcast live, wiith interactive participation from viewers, on 8 March as part of the new Running Your Group information and advice service for the voluntary arts sector. View the full video (subscription required) www.voluntaryarts.org/runningyourgroup. Sign up for news of future webcast interviews.

A Taste for Tutoring

These one-off training days ran in October 2009 to enable amateur artists and craftspeople to run workshops with groups of other amateurs in their chosen art or craft form. The training was part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Learning Revolution Festival.

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