Culture+ invites you to apply for a FREE place on a unique development programme for:

  • Emerging artists
  • Graduates
  • Practicing artists

Who are intent on shifting their practice into the production of a public event, installation, performance or screening, particularly in the context of festivals, showcases and celebrations.

Who will be running it?

The programme will be led by the professional Outdoor Arts organisations:

There will be 3 hubs across Dorset; in the South & West, North and East with 2 intensive weekends of workshops at each hub.


  • Participants from each hub will have the opportunity to pitch for a place on the Dorset Festivals Consortium mentoring scheme.
  • 3 successful participants will be supported to develop their ideas through to a produced event.

All workshops will take place at weekends between 24 Nov 2018 and 17 Feb 2019

How do I apply?

To register interest please contact:

Sarah Colwell

Phone: 01305 260954 |  Mobile: 07918 65575

Produced  by Dorset Festival Consortium:

Culture+ is funded by Arts Council England and the European Regional Development Fund. It is providing support for the creative industry strand of the Dorset Growth Hub programme lead by WSX Enterprise.


Image: Weather Station on Chesil Beach at b-side Festival 2016 – Artist Simon Lee-Dicker; Photograph by Paul Box