Calendar

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Volunteers Week event from VMN and VANEL @ The Barge, Grimsby
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Thursday 6th June, members of the Volunteer Managers Network and our Volunteer Centre will be outside The Barge in Grimsby, along with Hattie the Community Bus, to hold a Volunteer Celebration Event. We’re there from 10am-3pm. If you’re a volunteer, thinking of volunteering, need volunteers or already host them, we’d love to see you during the day. For more information contact Liz at VANEL (liz@vanel.org.uk, 01472 231123).

You can read the story about this event on our blog here.

Download this poster (as .pdf) here.

Members of the Volunteer Development Service (VDS) along with VANEL staff getting ready for Volunteers Week 2019.

The Volunteer Managers Network has been getting ready for Volunteers Week too.  Look forward to seeing you in Grimsby on the 6th June.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Small Fakers Live at MOTW @ Moon on the Water, Cleethorpes
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Small Fakers Live at MOTW!

Tickets £10 ADV | £13 OTD, available from MOTW, Solid Entertainments (48 Wellowgate, grimsby) or online at http://www.solidentertainments.com/presents.htm#MOON and direct from Richard by calling him on 0780 954 1818.

Jun
21
Fri
2019
Make Music Event at Grimsby Minster for Make Music Day @ Grimsby Minster, Grimsby
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come and celebrate the longest day of the year and be part of a global festival of music!

This year, as part of the revived St. James’ Festival at Grimsby Minster, the IGNITE team at VANEL are organising an event in Grimsby to celebrate Make Music Day.

Make Music Day is a global festival of music that takes place on the 21st June every year and IGNITE are looking for singers and musicians who are interested in taking part.

We are looking for music makers of any age, skill level and musical style. If you are interested in playing at this event please contact ignite@vanel.org.uk or call 01472 315437 for more information.

The event will take place from 10am3pm on Friday 21st June.

Download the poster below and help us to promote the event or scroll down for the call for musicians poster. See you all there!

Or download the poster below for more information about taking part in the event

Summer Solstice SKA Party at Moon on the Water
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Jul
31
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting
Jul 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

details tbc

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting @ The Val Waterhouse Centre, Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DJ
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK

Wednesday 25th September 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon

The Val Waterhouse Centre, Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DJ

A G E N D A To follow shortly.

PLEASE NOTE:  Booking essential – please reply to liz@vanel.org.uk

 by telephone or email by Thursday 19th September 2019 to confirm attendance (for refreshment purposes).

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

  • Organisations that annually subscribe to the Volunteer Development Service: this meeting is part of your subscription fee.
  • Organisations that do not subscribe to the Volunteer Development Service: £10 per organization

 (up to 2 places per organisation).    On receipt of confirmation of attendance your organisation will be invoiced for this meeting.

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Older People’s Advice Day at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall @ Cleethorpes Memorial Hall
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

An Older People’s Advice Day will take place at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall on the 2nd October.

It will be between 10am and 3pm. Information and guidance about a whole host of issues for older people.

VANEL will be there ready to talk to people about Volunteering and Big Local North Cleethorpes will be represented to share news about support for local people (including free IT support).

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting @ Grimsby Central Hall
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK

Wednesday 27th November 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon

The Grimsby Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby DN32 7EG

A G E N D A

The Volunteer Development Service & the Managers Network are all here to help you.

So please bring along your ideas and challenges for discussion!

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update:  On new Safeguarding Resources shared by NCVO and others
  3. Update:  NCVO have shared lessons learned from Volunteers’ Week and are planning 2020

Our Plans for Volunteer Week 2020

  1. Volunteer Handbooks: Good Practice Discussion. We’ve all got Volunteer Handbooks (Hopefully)

There are some national good practice versions. We’ll look at these and compare them to our own.

What can we learn, or what can we change. Ideally bring a copy of your own along to share.

  1. 2020 Meetings: What topics/ideas/issues does everyone want to discuss at meetings in 2020?

Networking break

  1. Open Forum – Your opportunity to share news
  1. AOB
  1. Future meeting dates 
Dec
15
Sun
2019
Grimsby Philharmonic Christmas Concert
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Christmas Concert.

Here it is! Our Christmas concert, featuring children in the DRET All Stars Choir, aged 9-13 years old. There’ll also be chance for the audience to sing carols, we know you want to!
Thank you to Hi-Lite Signs for another fabulous poster.
Tickets on sale from Grimsby Central Hall, in person, by telephone or online

See Grimsby Philharmonic website here

https://www.grimsbyphilharmonicsociety.co.uk/441741604