Imagine Festival of the Arts in Sutton offering grants for projects inspired by HG Wells

Imagine Festival of the Arts will run from 15th – 30th October 2016 and offer a number of events based around the works of writer HG Wells, who lived in the borough during his most successful years.

In their own words:

“Did you know H G Wells lived in Sutton, and inspired the first liquid fueled rocket which resulted in the Apollo 11 moon landing 71 years later? Wells also wrote about aliens, class, politics and won the Nobel prize in literature four times.  If you feel inspired see our grants application, and Imagine page for more details, including guidleines on how to create your own H G Wells inspired event with a grant of up to £800. “

How to apply: Grants of up to £800 will be offered to develop an event for the festival.

To take part in this year’s festival, please download and read the grant guidelines and Sutton Council’s Brand Guidelines and then download and complete the grant application form.

If you have any questions about the grant, please email arts@sutton.gov.uk. The deadline to apply is Monday 4th July and you will be notified if successful by Monday 18th July.

As part of the festival there will also be a time travelling disco hosted by BrickBox, a contemporary arts exhibition, sounds installation with Output Arts, a commissioned performance by Francesca Beard, Pint of Science hosting creative reactions, Play of Light theatre leading an Invisible Man performance and much much more…

All the festival’s events will be posted here as they’re developed

Deadline: Monday 4 July 2016

Source: Arts News

 

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