Wandsworth Announces Fringe Funding

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2024 (WAF) will be held from Friday 7th to Sunday 23rd June 2024. The organisers have announced that now is the time to declare expressions of interest and apply for WAF Grants of up to £2,000 per project.

WAF is calling out for established and emerging artists

Every Summer, WAF brings together hundreds of creatives in a bold and boundary-pushing annual line-up of cutting-edge theatre and dance, brand-new music, exhibitions, comedy, performance art, outdoor extravaganzas and everything in between. The borough wants to make this Fringe as outstanding and successful as possible, using venues throughout its region and creating grassroots events, strengthening new cultural connections and showcasing local creativity prior to making a bid for London Borough of Culture 2025. It should result in a Fringe that is a testing ground for bold, experimental work, in an inclusive gathering of artists ranging from talented residents to international performers.

“WAF is calling out for established and emerging artists who want to get involved in June 2024. If you want to try out new work, connect with creative networks and be part of something that thrills and inspires audiences from across London and beyond, WAF wants you.”

As an incentive to participate and bring your creative aspirations to fruition, WAF is offering up to £2,000 per project annually via the WAF Grants scheme, while the Wandsworth Grant Fund supports arts and culture projects in the borough with awards of up to £10,000. There is also 50% off registration fees for artists under 26 or for artist collectives with over half of their members aged under 26.

All the information regarding the application process and how to take part is on their website via this link: www.wandsworthartsfringe.com

Key Dates

  • Expressions of interest open (artists, practitioners and venues): Mon 4 September 2023
  • WAF Grants open: Mon 4 September 2023
  • WAF Grants close: Fri 27 October 2023, 12pm
  • Wandsworth Grant Fund closes: Mon 4 December 2023
  • Registration opens: Wed 6 December 2023
  • Expressions of interest close: Thu 14 December 2023
  • Early bird registration closes: Thu 11 January 2024, 5pm
  • Final registration and copy deadline: Fri 16 February 2024, 5pm
  • WAF festival dates: Fri 7 to Sun 23 June 2024

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