February 6, 2022
Do you know a business that has gone above and beyond, and deserves recognition from the business community? Our Colchester Business Improvement District (BID) have launched a brand-new business award to celebrate business excellence in Colchester town centre. You can nominate your favourite businesses to be in for the chance...
January 24, 2022
The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise (DBACE) help young, creative entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality. Aspiring individuals who want to go into business in the creative industries and require practical and financial support are being targeted. Applicants will be able to explore, develop and establish their creative...
January 24, 2022
Funding and support are available for professional musicians in the UK towards recording and releasing music, helping them to build creative portfolios and get music out into the world. The Record and Release funding programme from Help Musicians offers a package of funding and expert advice, including wellbeing and development...
January 24, 2022
The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting is an opportunity for writers of any background and experience to enter unperformed plays for chance to win a financial prize. All plays are submitted anonymously and will be read by an expert panel of readers appointed by the Royal Exchange Theatre. The final panel of...
January 24, 2022
Set up and managed by the PRS Foundation, the Power Up initiative brings together music industry partners across all sectors to accelerate change and remove barriers for Black music creators and industry professionals. In 2022/23, the programme will support: 20 x Black music creators Artists, songwriters, composers and producers who...
January 24, 2022
New bursaries are now open for applications, to help support UK artists and freelancers working in the visual arts whose plans have changed due to the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and the continued impact of the pandemic. The Bursaries 2022: Time Space Money programme is provided...
January 6, 2022
Colchester Borough Council is delighted to launch a new Cultural and Creative Events Fund. Applications are now open for the fund, which will support creative events and activity happening across the Borough of Colchester between 1 May 2022 and 30 April 2023. The decision has been taken to launch the fund...
January 6, 2022
The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund is a £5 million programme that will support community and voluntary organisations in England to develop creative and cultural activities as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022. Applicants will be able to apply for grants of up to £10,000...
January 6, 2022
Individual artists, community and cultural organisations can now apply to the National Lottery Project Grants programme under its refreshed guidance.  The changes have been made to better align with the Council’s new strategy, ‘Let’s Create’. Grants of £1,000 to £100,000 are available for projects lasting a maximum of three years....