A Canada wide volunteer movement to raise awareness, accessibility. and participation in the arts and cultural life gets underway this Friday in the Cariboo.

Culture Days kick on Friday after being proclaimed by the Cariboo Regional District nearly two weeks ago.

Culture Days is an annual national event that promotes access to the arts, heritage, and culture.

In Williams Lake, there will be a number of events taking place including writing workshops, open play rehearsals, and even the chance to learn how to play the ukulele.

Best of all, all of the events for Culture Days will be free of charge.

To learn more about culture days and what events will be held in the Cariboo you can check you can head online to http://culturedays.ca/en

Culture Days will be running until Sunday.