Awards you can apply for this Autumn


Eight Awards at Cockpit are opening for applications on 1 September. Find out more below.

An award at Cockpit is a prestigious achievement in its own right.
You also benefit from:

— free studio space in London
— access to specialised equipment (depending on the award, see below)
— tailored business support from our in-house coaches
— membership of a thriving creative community
— Open Studios twice a year hosted by Cockpit

Attend our Awards Open Evening on 7 September at 5.30pm at Cockpit Bloomsbury. This is an informal session where you can ask questions and learn more about Cockpit Awards. Register free here.

The following Awards are open for applications from 1 September 2023. For more details and to apply, click here.

>> Apply by Monday 2 October:

Arts Society GLA Award
Opportunity for 1 year, open to a maker specialising in traditional skills including those classed as ‘at risk.’

Bagri Craft Award
New for 2023, this is a unique opportunity for a maker of Asian heritage working in any craft discipline.

Make It
Opportunity for upto 2 years, for a London-based maker under the age of 26.

Newby Trust Award
For a maker working in any craft discipline.

>>Apply by Monday 6 November:

Rosalind Stracey Ceramic Award
Opportunity for 1 year for a ceramicist, including use of a RHODE kiln

Clothworkers’ Award
Open to weavers who graduated in the last 5 years, includes use of shared looms

Grant-Turnstone Award
New for 2023, this is an opportunity for 1 year, funded by two Cockpit makers

Haberdashers’ Award
1-year opportunity, opens to a maker practising in knit

For more details and to apply, click here