Get involved

There are lots of ways of getting involved in the arts in your area – and this page provides links to several organisations who can help and support you. If you are interested in volunteering, please take a look at the Volunteering section.

Big Weekend: Inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Big Weekend is a fantastic opportunity for the Suffolk community to experience some of the best visitor and cultural attractions at a discount or free of charge.

Bright Sparks: If you are aged 12 – 26 then Bright Sparks can offer you a once in a lifetime chance to put on an event. You get to see brilliant shows and meet the performers afterwards. You get to learn great new skills like running a business, event management and marketing. So if you are bored or just want to give promoting a go then join Bright Sparks.

Cultural Olympiad: There are lots of ways to get involved – find out more here Cultural Olympiad East of England listings and here London 2012 Festival East of England county listings

Digital Cinema Network: A non-profit association that encourages community film screenings across the county of Suffolk. Any group based in the county can apply to join.

Cambridge Film Trust’s Screen Team: Now actively seeking regional partners – arts organisations and venues, local councils, community organisations, and film societies – with whom they can collaborate to deliver an ambitious programme of film screenings between May and September 2011 Screen Team Call for Partners 2011

Home Grown: Supports community arts events across Suffolk through a range of services and opportunities tailored to the needs of individual groups and the communities they serve.

InfoLink: A directory of over 8,000 local groups, organisations, services and activities, ranging from sports and social clubs to social care and health support.

On Landguard Point: An opportunity to be involved in a series of extraordinary live large-scale, public outdoor events, activities and a feature film, as part of London 2012 Olympic Games.  Drawing upon Felixstowe’s Landguard Fort as inspiration — the project explores ideas around home, trade, and defence – find out more here On Landguard Point  and get involed here: 

Team East for Skills: A unique programme for anyone who wants help to get into employment or enterprise.