Artists’ Agency Darlington

Closing date:

Helix Arts

Are you a participatory artist with a good idea? Do you want some help making it happen? Apply for Artists’ Agency Darlington!

Helix Arts wants to support and develop artists and creative organisations working in participatory arts. Artists’ Agency Darlington is a development programme for creatives delivering arts projects with communities in Darlington.

Working in partnership with Creative Darlington and Darlington Borough Council, Helix Arts is offering three artists mentoring and support opportunities starting Summer 2024.

Who is this for?

  • Artists/producers/individuals organisations either based in Darlington or interested in working in Darlington 
  • Artists who have an idea and would like support to make it happen and get confirmed match funding from Creative Darlington
  • Those who want to work creatively with communities between 2025 and 2026
  • It is anticipated that three people undertake the development support in 2024 and 2025
  • Creative Darlington and Helix Arts would particularly welcome proposals from people or organisations they haven’t supported previously to deliver community projects in Darlington and who have limited or no experience of securing art funding.

Budget £500 bursary + match funding for your idea

Deadline 1 July 2024

North Tyneside Business Centre 54a Saville St North Shields NE30 1NT

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Submit your expression of interest via the online form.

If you would prefer to submit your application in an alternative format, we will accept a video application no longer than 3 minutes, a completed Word/PDF version of the application, voice note responses to the questions in the application.   

Applicants will be notified by 8 July.

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