Five Awards open for application, Cockpit Arts


We are delighted to announce that there are five Cockpit Arts Awards now open for applications. All Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year.

The Cockpit Arts / The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers’ Award

Open to a craftsperson practicing basket making.

Our aim is to welcome a basket maker to Cockpit Arts to grow as an independent maker and business owner.
Closing date - noon, 4 October 2019


The Cockpit Arts / Haberdashers’ Award

Open to makers working in knit to assist them to set up in business.

Closing date - noon, 8 October 2019

NEW AWARD The Cockpit Arts / The Worshipful Company of Feltmakers’ Award

Open to all makers using felt as their main material.

Open to all milliners using any material.

We are looking for makers who are seeking business development support and can demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and essential craft skills.

Closing date – noon, 14 October 2019


The Cockpit Arts / Ros Stracey Ceramic Residency

Open to a ceramicist who has a strong desire to experiment and take risks with their practice.

We are looking for makers who demonstrate originality, innovation, creativity, craft skill and quality in the work and concepts presented.
Closing date - noon, 22 October 2019


The Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award

Open to talented makers working with leather who are seeking business development support to take their creative business to the next level.
Closing date – noon, 24 October 2019


Further details and application forms are available to download from our website -, or please contact for further information or to express an interest.