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Apply for a place at Cockpit Arts

Whether you’ve just launched your business or you’re more established, having a studio at Cockpit Arts with the support provided by our unique Business Incubator model can help you to realise your creative and business goals and achieve greater success.

Application for a place at Cockpit Arts involves a two stage process. Please read our FAQ page which sets out the criteria and should answer any questions you may have.

Full details of our services and charges can be found in the Application Information below.

Cockpit Arts is committed to equality of opportunity for all and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application Information

Application Form

We also offer a number of Awards and Bursaries which support sponsored places. If you are a 16 – 30 year old taking part in The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme, you may be eligible to apply for the Cockpit Arts / The Prince’s Trust Creative Careers Programme. Please speak to your Prince’s Trust Enterprise Manager.


Application Dates

We hold interviews for places at Cockpit Arts throughout the year. Please submit your application at any time and it will be considered. We will be in touch within 2 weeks of receipt of your application to inform you if you have been selected for interview.


Selection Panel

Applications to join Cockpit Arts are shortlisted with the assistance of our experienced selection panel.

Giving us the benefit of their experience this year, are gallerist and curator Sarah Myerscough, design writer and journalist Emma Crichton-Miller, silversmith and lecturer Grant McCaig and product developer for Daylesford Organic, Brooke Litchfield.

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