Furthest from the Sea to offer Artist Bursaries after successful Arts Council England National Lottery bid.


Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts CIC is looking for up to 4 Derbyshire-based individuals, groups or organisations to create new work to be featured at this summer’s ‘Furthest from the Sea Festival’ taking place across The Cathedral Quarter, Derby on Saturday 16th June 2018.


All works must be family friendly, able to be completed within the festival timescales and suitable to be performed outdoors in city centre locations.   


Applicants will be asked to provide a project synopsis, outline of costs and where possible, successful applicants will be given time with an industry professional to discuss and develop their ideas and practises.


Matt McGuinness from Furthest from the Sea explained “The funding from Arts Council England will ensure we can build on the success of previous years, presenting original works made in Derbyshire and providing talks and workshops from industry professionals essential to supporting and nurturing grass-roots artists in the area”.


Applications are welcome from all performance artforms, deadline for entry is 5pm Monday 30th April. DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM HERE

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