If you're a talented maker looking to grow your business or practice, you've come to the right place. Apply to Cockpit Arts today.

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. Apply for a place at Cockpit Arts.

Applications for a place at Cockpit Arts can be made at any time.

Full details of our application criteria, 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

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We offer a number of Awards and Bursaries which support sponsored places and also run Make It a programme offering London-based makers aged 16-26 the space and support to build their own craft-based business.

We also offer training and support for makers who do not have a studio at Cockpit but want to learn from our approach. We currently work with over 90 makers who are based in London and participate in our London Creative Network programme.

Application Dates

We hold interviews for places at Cockpit Arts throughout the year; please submit your application at any time.

We review applications received every 2nd month starting in February; this means you will hear from us if you are to be invited for interview within 8 weeks of your submission.

Please note we cannot give feedback on your application if you are not invited to interview. Please ensure that you have read the Application Information, paying attention to the criteria for selection.  We also recommend that before applying you visit Cockpit Arts during our Open Studios events and consider attending one of our maker introductory events – A Taste of Cockpit Arts. The date of the next event is to be announced, keep an eye on our Instagram for tickets.

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