To celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary, we are opening the door to local creative, innovative and engaging ideas and performances including workshops, live stages, lectures, stalls and film screenings, to name a few, from local artists, event organisers and producers in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area.

Successful artist applicants will receive funding, publicity surrounding their commission and support from the festival’s production team and Creative Producer to realise their idea. To take advantage of this exciting opportunity please register by filling in the information below. You will receive an email confirmation with this year’s exciting brief and requirements. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you need this guidance in large text or an alternative format, or you need assistance with your application or need to submit in an alternative way please contact the festival team at or call 01202 454746.