events

Collaboration case study: Opal Flutes and Peckham Rye Sings

Sharon Moloney of member group Opal Flutes explains how teaming up with another group gave them an opportunity to experience repertoire that would otherwise be off-limits.

Make Music Day on 21 June is taking off!

This international celebration is about everyone making music for everyone, opening up their musical doors and showcasing all the

Get ready for a Highland Day of Music Making

For those who were unable to join us at our 'Festival of Making Music' in Perthshire last October, we are delighted to be able to offer Scottish me

Free event poster templates

If you struggle to put together posters for your concerts, we've created these templates in Word to help you on the way.

Top 5 tips for designing posters

A poster isn’t just for showing the details of an event (often it isn’t even mostly for showing the details of an event): it’s for enticing people into wanting to go.

A how-to guide for being an event-managing master

Putting on concerts is the highlight of being in a leisure-time music group. It’s the culmination of all your hard work in rehearsals and a chance to show the world what you can do, not to mention a source of income. A well organised and professionally run event can help make the experience for the group and the audience memorable – and ensure they come back.

Singing for Music Day in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh!

Tuesday 21 June marked the 4th UK Music Day, part of a worldwide tradition of celebrating music making in all its forms.

How-to guides for using the website

We've put together some How-To guides for key tools on the website, including managing your group's members via Manage My Group, adding events and vacancies and changing your personal preferences and saved pages.

Apply for £100 to put on an event for Voluntary Arts Week

The Voluntary Arts Week Microfund invites self-led cultural groups and projects to apply for £100 to put on an event during Voluntary Arts Week.

Events checklist – disability and access

This briefing, produced by Voluntary Arts, includes a simple checklist which we think covers the most important issues surrounding disability for voluntary arts events.