Three Awards at Cockpit Arts Open for Application

Cockpit Arts are delighted to announce three Awards now open for applications. All Cockpit Arts Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 31 July 2020

The Cockpit Arts / The Clothworkers’ Company Awards

  • Three Awards open to graduates within the last five years, these awards aim to assist weavers to set up in business. Weavers can be working in any form, for example, creating products; visual art; working with mills and making samples for industry.
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020 


The Cockpit Arts / Turners’ Company Award

  • Open to an aspiring or established turner i.e. someone who practices the art and craft of turning on a lathe in wood or any other materials. The Award will help by providing space and time to develop their craft practice.
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020


The Cockpit Arts / Newby Trust Craft Excellence Awards

  • Aims to support two makers to practice their individual craft at a key stage in their skill development, to grow as an independent maker and to support their craft business to achieve financial sustainability.
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020


Further details and application forms are available to download from our website -, or please contact for further information or to express an interest.

08/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
Contact Name: 
Maxine Clark
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