Spring Fling 2020 Applications Open

Applications are now open for Spring Fling Open Studios 2020

Deadline: 27/10/2019

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Image by Colin Tennant
Image by Colin Tennant

Spring Fling is the flagship event in Upland’s year-round creative development and arts events programming. Now entering its eighteenth year, Spring Fling 2020 promises to build on the success of previous years and celebrate its artists and makers.

For all the stats on Spring Fling 2019 see our Facts Document here.


SF Application – What you need to know

Spring Fling Open Studios will be held on the 23 – 25 May 2020.

Applications are now open and close at Midnight on Sunday 27th October 2019.

Applicants must apply via the SF2020 Application form – emails/postal applications will not be accepted.

There is a £15 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 4th November 2019, 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 and our New Graduate scheme 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 SF2020 application, please contact Joanna Macaulay on joanna@weareupland.com by the 22nd October 2019.