Submission Guidelines for Totally Thames
Submit your ideas!
- We welcome artists and arts organisations in any artform including performance, visual arts, digital and film.
- We are also looking for heritage, community and river activities.
- All work must relate to the river, waterways or sustainability.
- Need a riverside location? We may be able to help. We have collaborated in the past with many unique river and riverside venues/locations. Please note that we can’t guarantee to provide you with a venue. You are welcome to apply with a venue already secured.
- Need funding? We are not a funding body, however for selected groups, we provide Seed Funds of up to £1000 to help cover costs. We are particularly interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts and spoken word. Apply to our seed money here.
- Selected projects will be integrated within our Totally Thames programme. These events benefit from marketing support.
- We do not charge a registration fee. It is completely free to take part.
- You must apply by Friday 29 March 2024 to be a participant in our 2024 programme.
- Check out a selection of our past events.
We’re looking for projects which:
- Have the river at its heart. We are particularly interested in climate change and sustainability-themed work.
- Have funding in place or has a realistic funding plan.
- Have a digital dimension (an aspect of the work which has been specifically created for our online platforms).
- Takes place in London on or around the Thames between 1 - 30 September 2024.
If you are selected, and prior to us promoting your work, you will be expected to provide us with:
- All appropriate licenses and permissions.
- Public Liability insurance.
- A Risk Assessment.
- A PRS form submitted by you for any live music component.
If you are interested in taking part, apply below by Friday 29 March 2024 with a completed equal opportunities form.
Got the start of an idea and want to chat things through? We are holding one-to-one chats the week commencing 26th February, to book a slot contact Annabel below.
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Annabel completed her Degree in Design at Goldsmiths University of London, before going on to receive various grants to write and produce moving image work. Taking a keen interest in community-focused projects and local history she joined the Thames Festival Team as an intern in the heritage department before becoming the Totally Thames Programme Manager.
Banner Photo Credit
Event: Climate Cabaret | Photo: Mike Longhurst