To Apply

  • You must provide experience of producing at least one professional artistic project.
  • Have a river/water themed project in development. We are particularly interested in projects which explore sustainability and the impact of climate change on the river/water environment.
  • Scope out and/or have clear ideas about where your project might take place.
  • Your project must have a digital dimension (an aspect of the work which has been specifically created for our online platforms).
  • The physical aspect of your project must take place in London on or around the Thames between 1 - 30 September 2024.


We are committed to working towards a more diverse cultural sector. Our application process is open to all.

By applying to the Totally Thames Seed Fund, you will automatically be considered for participation in Totally Thames 2024.


To Selected Projects We Provide

  • Seed Money.
  • You can apply for a maximum of £1000.
  • Marketing Package (worth £2000).
  • Inclusion in Totally Thames’ Marketing and PR Campaign.
  • A bespoke video content package.
  • Development/progress meetings.
  • Development, mentoring and support meetings with the team to help you plan your next steps.
  • Opportunities to network and make new connections with industry professionals.
  • Need a riverside location? We may be able to help. We have collaborated in the past with many unique river and riverside venues/locations. You are welcome to apply with a venue already in-mind and/or secured.


Got the start of an idea and want to chat things through? We are holding one-to-one chats during the week commencing 26th February. To book a slot contact Annabel.


How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the application and equal opportunities forms below. If you have any questions about your application, contact Annabel.  

  • Apply by: Friday 15 March 2024.
  • Fill in our equal opportunities form.
  • Interviews will take place week commencing 25 March.

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Annabel Taylor-Munt

Totally Thames Programme Manager

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.

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Have you taken part in Totally Thames before?
About You

Please give us a brief outline of your previous arts project/event experience and anything else that you feel is appropriate. 

Project Idea/Outline

Please outline your project idea, noting the concept, aims and objectives, target audience, how the audience will interact/experience it and all outputs. A digital element must be included (be it live stream, pre-recorded experiences relating to the event, etc).  


Project Venue/Requirements

Please note down venues you are considering/have secured.

Does your project already have funding?

Does your project already have funding?

If so, please note down details of this here. If not, how are you going to finance your project? 

Draft Budget

Please use the template provided here.


Image, Budget and Risk Assessment

Please upload risk assesment and budget using the above template. Upload your files.

Examples Of Previous Work

Link to your social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)

Are you happy to be accepted into Totally Thames programme without the seed funding?

This needs to be submitted with a completed application form and equal opportunities form. Please email Annabel if you would like to schedule a call to talk through any elements of the application.

Banner Photo Credit

Event: In the Offing, the Sea & Sky Were Welded (Tide Changers) | Photo: Tim Day