Open Call Out for Didsbury Arts Festival Submissions

Didsbury Arts Festival (DAF) is multi arts festival taking place across Didsbury biennially which celebrates creativity and community. Since 2009 the festival has been bringing the town to life with a rich programme of creativity spanning 10 days. DAF is a volunteer led festival that works with the local community, artists and local businesses to promote increased arts activity in Didsbury.

The next festival will take place 24th June – 2nd July 2017 and they are on the lookout for an eclectic mix of creatives to get involved. We are inviting artists from all backgrounds and disciplines to submit an idea via our open online submissions page. Performances and art works could be presented in a café, shop, church, pub, library, on the street, in the park – or anywhere in between!

What to submit:  Ideas for the programme could include theatre, live music, pop-up performance, live art, installations, visual art, film and creative workshops.

Financial details/payment:  Their paid commissions opportunities have now been filled therefore unfortunately they cannot offer fees to applicants for this opportunity. However ticket split deals will be negotaited with particpating performers and musicians, and there will be selling opportunities for visual artists.  If you want to dicuss the possibiltity of DAF covering some essential costs, then please state this in your application but this is not guaranteed.

How to apply:  Applications are made via an online form. All details on how to apply can be found here:

Please make sure you read the terms and conditions .

If you have any questions then feel free to contact them on:

Deadline: 29 January 2017

Source:  Arts Jobs

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