The Haberdashers' Company/Cockpit Arts Award is now open for applications. Open to makers working in knit to assist them to set up in business, the award comprises business support as well as subsidised studio space for one year. Deadline: 8 October 2019.
About the Award
Applications are invited for the Haberdashers’/Cockpit Arts Award which aims to assist makers working in knit to start up and develop in business, by providing studio space and business support at Cockpit Arts. They are looking for individuals who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit as well as creative excellence and craft skills and are committed to working closely with Cockpit Arts to realise their longer-term goals. Panellists include Caroline Davis, First Warden; Paul Bethel, Past Master of The Framework Knitters; Jonno Stenning, Freeman, plus a member of Cockpit Arts' in-house Business Incubation team.
The Award recipient will receive tailored business support and a studio at Cockpit Arts worth £5,000.
The total sum (Award and additional contribution) is linked to the cost of the space and support services.
The Award includes the following benefits:
To be eligible for the Award you must:
HOW TO APPLY: