Call for applications Makers Market -National Festival of Making

Deadline: 18/05/2022  |  Published: 06/05/2022  |  City: Blackburn, Lancashire  |  Hopeful and Glorious

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Artists, makers and designers are invited to apply to take part in the Makers Market at the National Festival of Making. The market will be held inside Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday 11th June 2022.

Artists, makers and designers  are invited to apply to take part in the Makers Market at the National Festival of Making. The market will take place in Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday June 11th 2022.

Hopeful and Glorious is curating the makers market on behalf of the festival. We will be selecting based on quality, range and orginality. All work must be designed and or made by the maker taking part.

The stall areas available are 6ft (£50) or 12ft (£80) with tables provided if needed. Power sockets are an additional £10.

Applications should be made using the CuratorSpace form. 

The venue has great natural light and all ground floor. Further information on Hopeful and Glorious, the National Festival of Making and terms and conditions can be found through

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Artists, Makers and designers
When is the deadline?
May 18th
How many images of my work can I attach with my application?
Please attach 2 good images of your work
When is the market date?
June 11th
What time does the event begin?
The market opens to the public at 11am with set up from 9am
How much does it cost?
Are there payments to artists?
Artists will not be paid to participate but the event is to promote and sell makers work.
Is there a private view / opening?
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Does the location have disabled access?
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
The festival is publicised nationally.
Do I need to be present?
Where will my venue be listed?
In festival programmes and online
How do you decide on proposals?
curated on quality, range and originality
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
You will be notified by email and details will be sent. If you are offered a place at the makers market you will have 7 days to accept the offer.
What kind of proposals are you looking for?
Submit details and images of your work
What are the selection criteria?
Curated on quality, range and originality

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