If you are a small company or an artist that has a creative project that needs a cash injection and some industry support to get it off the ground then Gone in 20 Minutes could really help you out. Winners of this development grant of £3000 will be given mentoring sessions and the opportunity to present their work to audiences in Skegness, London and Stockton. It sounds like a great opportunity, so why not go for it? You have nothing to lose…


Gone in 20 Minutes

Gone in 20 Minutes gives eight artists or companies a development grant of £3,000 to realise their small to medium-scale idea or project.The winners will participate in mentoring sessions with Gi20’s partners and will be given the opportunity to present their work in front of national audiences and arts programmers at SO Festival, Skegness (7 July) Shoreditch Festival, London (13 to 14 July) and Stockton International Riverside Festival, SIRF (3 to 4 August).

Applications are welcome from all art forms including circus, dance, theatre, music and visual arts or a combination of the above.

Gi20 is a national, outdoor performance programme that offers development funding, mentoring support and showcasing opportunities for emerging artists to develop small- to medium-scale outdoor arts projects.

For more information, visit IdeasTap. Deadline for application: Friday 19 April at 5.00pm.

Photo. Joli Vyann – ‘Don’t Drink and Dance’ (winners of last year’s Audience Prize)