As a Social Enterprise we support talented makers by providing sponsored places at our incubators.

We are excited to announce that we have three Awards open for applications. All Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year.

To apply for an Award, read the relevant document below and complete the online Application Form.

For more information on applying for an Award click the button below.

Application Information

Please note: Our Awards and Bursaries are not open to current studio holders at Cockpit Arts.*

* The Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award 2021 is open to internal applicants for this round only.

Accessibility

If you require any of the following documents in a different format, please contact Maxine at maxine@cockpitarts.com or call 020 7419 1962 and leave a message.


The Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award

This Award is for talented makers working with leather who are seeking business development support to take their creative business to the next level. The winners will be required to develop new work where leather is a major constituent.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts in Deptford. It includes the use of our well-equipped Leather Hub, for which we owe thanks to The Worshipful Company of Leathersellers. The Award is for one year with further financial support for up to three years on a sliding scale, by selection.

Award Sponsor: The Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Fund

More Information and Application Form

Deadline: 5pm, October 2nd

The Cockpit Arts / Clear Insurance Award

This Award aims to support professional makers who have been in business for less than three years and aspire to develop their creative business in any craft discipline.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts as well as an insurance package from Clear Insurance.

Clear Insurance Management continue to show their commitment to supporting creative businesses, having run The Clear Insurance Scheme for Craft Workers & Designer-makers since November 2002.

Award Sponsor: Clear Insurance Management

More Information and Application Form

Deadline: 5pm, October 2nd

The Cockpit Arts / The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers’ Award

This Award aims to assist a basketmaker to start up and grow as an independent maker and business owner. We are looking for an individual who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit, creative excellence and developed craft skills.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts.

Award Sponsor: The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers Charitable Trust

More Information and Application Form

Deadline: 5pm, October 2nd

 

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