Swindon Does Arts / News / Tue 14 May 2013



We love the idea of this! Why throw glass bottles when you can take the moral high ground in every way, and vent your discontent through creativity rather than destruction?

This week is Voluntary Arts Week, an annual celebration of amateur arts and crafts across the UK and Ireland. This year, for the first time, the week will include a 'CraftBomb' – an opportunity for communities throughout the British Isles to liven up their neighbourhoods. Whether they weave tapestry or baskets, knit, crochet or sew, voluntary groups of all ages have been encouraged to get involved.

Check out the full story from the Guardian Culture Professionals Network...

Has anyone in Swindon got involved in this, or know someone who has? Email us to tell us your stories (swindondoesarts@swindon.gov.uk) or post up on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/swindondoesarts

For more information visit http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2013/may/09/craftbomb-protest-voluntary-arts-week/?CMP=

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