Spring Fling 2018 Applications Open

Applications are now open for Spring Fling Open Studios 2018 

Deadline: 23/10/2017

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Ruth Laird (2017), Image by Colin Tennant
Ruth Laird (2017), Image by Colin Tennant

Upland is delighted to open applications for Spring Fling Open Studios 2018.

Spring Fling is the flagship event in Upland’s year-round creative development and arts events programming. Now entering its sixteenth year, Spring Fling 2018 promises to build on the success of 2017 and celebrate its artists and makers.

For all the stats on Spring Fling 2017 see our Facts Document here.

SF Application – What you need to know

Spring Fling Open Studios will be held on the 26 – 28 May 2018.

Applications are now open and close at 5pm on the 23rd October 2017.

Applicants must apply via the SF2018 Application form – emails/postal applications will not be accepted.

There is a £10 application fee (non-refundable) which is made on submitting your application. If successful, participants are required to become an Upland Professional Member (£30) and pay the participation fee of £230, however we also offer financial aid through our Step-Up Bursary.

The selection panel will meet on the week beginning the 30th October 2017, and we aim to inform applicants about their applications within one week of the panel meeting.

For answers to frequently asked questions and information on this year’s selection panel, financial aid, finding a studio, our Neighbour and Springback schemes etc., please download our Spring Fling FAQs here.

For a step-by-step breakdown and guide to filling in the application form, please download our Application Guide here.

*All participants (new and returning) should read these documents as these change from year to year.


For further information and support in submitting your SF2018 application, please contact Joanna Macaulay on joanna@weareupland.com by the 17th October 2017.