Events and News: Round Up

Members Events and News

Regional events and news are posted by NFASP members from around the UK.

Jul 18 2017

Started by Kath McDonald and Roy Smith, King Street Studios is a new arts organisation in Lancaster City Centre with artist studios and a space for exhibitions teaching and other events.

Jul 18 2017

Started by Kath McDonald and Roy Smith, King Street Studios is a new arts organisation in Lancaster City Centre with artist studios and a space for exhibitions teaching and other events.

May 20 2017

Please join us for our annual Open Studios weekend on Saturday 20 May and Sunday 21 May 2017.

Located beside the river just east of Greenwich, Thames-Side Studios is the largest single-site studio provider in the UK. With over 460 studios we are home to an impressive array of artists, ...[Read More]

Wysing Arts Centre front view
Apr 27 2017

Salary: £38,000

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hrs per week)

Contract: Permanent

Reporting to: Director

The Deputy Director works closely with the Director to strategically shape and develop Wysing Arts Centre, leading on all aspects of the day to day operations of the ...[Read More]

Amphis sculpture on Wysing site
Apr 27 2017

Salary: £27,500 per annum pro rata (£16,500 per annum plus 3% pension contribution)

Hours: Part time, 3 days a week (22.5 hrs)

Contract: Temporary Contract, initially to 30 September 2017

Reporting to: Director

We are seeking a Children and Young People’s Programme ...[Read More]

a bedroom view from Colmers View creative retreat,Bridport,Dorset.
Jan 17 2017

self funded group artist residencies for up to 5 people

partners and family welcome

s/c cottage plus field ...[Read More]

Dec 15 2016

Site & Technical Manager, Wysing Arts Centre

Full time (37.5 hrs per week), permanent position, £25,000 per annum

Wysing Arts Centre is looking for Site and Technical Manager. Playing an essential role in the delivery of artists’ projects within Wysing’s busy programme of ...[Read More]

Oct 13 2016

Wysing Arts Centre Live-in Caretaker/Housekeeper - Application Pack

Fixed term, part-time contract from January 2017 up to December 2021/ 6 hours per week site caretaker duties @ £7.20 per hour plus additional hours (as agreed)/ Subsidised self-contained flat at £175 per month plus bills ...[Read More]

Jun 06 2016

Monday 6 June

9.30am - 5.30pm

Defining Space: Making Studios Work

The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1PY

Free, booking required. To book your place, please email

A ...[Read More]

Mar 22 2016


Salary: £23,000 per annum

Hours: Full time/ 37.5 hours per week

Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Rd, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2TX

As one of the UK’s most progressive visual arts organisations, Wysing Arts Centre continues to transform and adapt; developing new ways ...[Read More]

Stained Glass Artists' Studio
Nov 20 2015

For three days a year Banks Mill Studios open their doors to the public to celebrate the arts in Derby.

From 20-22 November you can visit Banks Mill and see our artists, designers and makers working in their studios creating some of the best hand made products and creative services in ...[Read More]

Mezzanine Pod
Sep 30 2015

National Glass Centre currently has three artist studios available to rent.

National Glass Centre is a thriving hub of glass and ceramics excellence, with outstanding, world-class facilities. Our available studios are:

Mezzanine Pod / Area sqm: 24.55sqm / £264 pcm

Bay Studio ...[Read More]

Aug 26 2015

Banks Mill Open Studios was launched in 2004 to provide a platform for our residents to exhibit their work. Since its small beginnings our Open Studios is now regarded as a prestigious event within the creative community in Derby and showcases and celebrates work from artists, designers and ...[Read More]

Aug 13 2015

The recent GLA study on affordable workspace established that in the next five years London is set to lose at least 30% of its affordable workspace and makerspace, so studio provision in the city is facing acute pressure. ( ...[Read More]

Mar 06 2015

Calling all artists and makers looking for VERY affordable space to work and create. A new concept, dynamic studio/workshops spread over 10,000 sq ft is opening in London W10 over the next few weeks. The spaces will range from £25-£65 per week, for long term hire. Please visit our website to ...[Read More]

Feb 05 2015

We invite applications from artists, art writers and curators based in the UK to take part in a free Artist Masterclass Retreat led by artists Pil and Galia Kollectiv. The residential retreat, which will take place at Wysing from 12-15 May, will comprise of workshops, talks, and other activities ...[Read More]

Photo Michael Cameron
Feb 05 2015

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for The Syllabus; a new programme that will support ten artists across ten months.

Starting in June 2015, The Syllabus will provide selected ...[Read More]

East Street Arts Studios
Oct 23 2014

23rd October 2014

Leeds (Venue TBC) Deadline: Friday 29th August

Symposium Call Out

East Street Arts is hosting a symposium and we want you to intervene.

Artists’ studios are fascinating places. Our annual Open Studios is a celebration of the huge range of creative ...[Read More]

Jul 17 2014

We have two studios available at Tannery Arts, in Bermondsey and Hackney

Studio available at Crimscott Street in Bermondsey SE1, from 1st August:

431 Square Feet

£519 per month inc VAT, plus shared electric bills

Possibly suitable for two people sharing at £259.50 each ...[Read More]

Jun 24 2014

8 artist studios, and 1 open access studio available for Creatives, ready early 2015 on a farm, near to Corby, East Northants. Please register your interest for affordable units. Toilets, comm' kitchen, courtyard gardens, accommodation available with integral studio. Workshop available for ...[Read More]

Apr 09 2014

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is seeking an organisation to set up and operate artists' studios at the former Spode Works, Stoke town. The Council has identified suitable space within the complex for the studios and it proposes to lease this space to a suitable organisation for a period of ...[Read More]

Mar 21 2014

Location for first meeting: OUTPOST studios and gallery, Norwich

Network Meeting Schedule

11am Meet at OUTPOST Gallery and see show & Introductions

11.30am Tours of Norwich University Art Gallery, STEW and OUTPOST studios.

1pm Introduction by Chair of ...[Read More]

Mar 20 2014

Digswell Arts invites emerging artists to apply for studio space and fellowship at our studios in Welwyn, Stevenage and Letchworth

We are an innovative platform for emerging artists and creator-makers in the East of England, with three studios in Hertfordshire, where we support over ...[Read More]

Mar 13 2014

Following a positive growth in her business Knit Textile artist Deryn Relph has moved on to a larger studio nearby

This means we have done our job well!

It also means that there is now a studio to rent! Suitable for a visual artist or craft maker working across the spectrum. ...[Read More]

Mar 07 2014

If you missed the Artangel open this year - the entry date has just passed, then do have a read of this and be prepared for next year.

Submit an idea to the new Artangel Open — a £1 million initiative in alliance with BBC Radio 4 for new site-specific commissions across the UK.

...[Read More]

Mar 07 2014

Have you found us yet? If you are an artist looking for a studio, or a studio organisation with spaces, events or anything else that will be of interest to the wider NFASP community, then please don't hesitate to post on the Nfasp North facebook page. Don't forget to promote your ...[Read More]

Feb 28 2014

Makers as Trainers and Employers

Craft Apprenticeships & Internships in the South East & Hampshire

Training programme

28th March at Making Space, Havant, Hampshire , 11.30am - 4.30pm


8th April at Farnham Maltings, Surrey , 10am - 4pm

Who is the ...[Read More]

Feb 10 2014

New Artists studios on the way in the stable block, Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, Lancashire

You’ve got a Grade 2 listed building and funding, you want artists studios, what next?

Ann Rutherford

I went along as the NFASP champion for the Northern region and as the ...[Read More]

Oct 30 2013

Hosted by East Street Arts’ In Situ team (at Pinnacle) this is an informal event for artists and creative industries, art organisations, landlords, and artist studio providers.

Venue: Pinnacle (formerly West Riding House)

67 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5AA.

Dates and Times:
...[Read More]

Pop Up
Oct 30 2013

Hosted by East Street Arts’ In Situ team (at Pinnacle) this is an informal event for artists and creative industries, art organisations, landlords, and artist studio providers.

Venue: Pinnacle (formerly West Riding House)

67 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5AA.

Dates and Times:
...[Read More]

Cardiff Open Studios weekend Poster
Oct 26 2013

As part of Cardiff Contemporary, visual artists and makers across the city will be opening their studios over the weekend of the 26/27 October between 10am and 6pm.This is a unique opportunity to see over studios and workshops ranging from established artists groups to individual spaces set ...[Read More]

Sep 25 2013

To work 11 hours per week (flexible), £10 p/h. This is a 2.5 month fixed term appointment commencing 25th November 2013 and completing on 31st January 2014.

DEADLINE: 12 noon, Friday 18th October

The appointee will be responsible for the completion and collation of research on Flax ...[Read More]

Design and maker studio to rent
Sep 02 2013

The Sorting Office in Eastleigh are offering the final space to a design and maker.

This studio comes with one to one Professional development, European networks, a warm and friendly creative community. Based in the central location in Eastleigh.

Cheap rent at £140 all inclusive pcm ...[Read More]

Aug 17 2013

Visit us for the 'a space' OPEN STUDIO trail 17th-18th and 24th-25th August.

Open for 2 weekends for you to look behind the curtain and into the artists studio.

Watch Live drawing at Tower House

Try making clay bunting, or screen print a tote bag in a selection of ...[Read More]

Maker Heights
Jul 23 2013



12.30 – Introductions and discussion

1.30pm – Lunch

2pm – Tour of the site

4pm – Final discussions

4.30pm – End of meeting

Introduction to NFASP and the C&D Network

Ross Williams told the group about the National Federation of ...[Read More]

Jul 17 2013

Studio space available in shared open plan studios with excellent natural light in a recently refurbished heritage building. Gallery space, classroom area, new kitchen, lounge area, storage racking. Large kiln, photographic darkroom equipment, projection area, small printing press, life drawing ...[Read More]

Jul 12 2013

With support from Arts Council England we are pleased to announce the successful completion of our new artist's studios. We are now accepting the second round of applications from artists who would like to join our growing network of visual artists in the centre of Oxford. We have two ...[Read More]

ASP Open Studios 2013
Jun 29 2013

On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June, 1.30pm - 4.30pm daily, Art Space Portsmouth will open its doors to the public for the annual Open Studios Weekend. Visitors will be able to tour the 31 studios, talk to our member artists and view the work of painters, sculptors, printmakers and digital ...[Read More]

Ceramics Studio
May 25 2013

As part of the growing Derbyshire Open Arts weekend Banks Mill artists will be opening their studios and showing their work to the public.

The event, which takes place over the spring bank holiday weekend at the end of May has been growing steadily over the last seven years and now over ...[Read More]

May 09 2013



Flax Art Studios, Belfast


The Flax Art Studios International Residency programme provides artists based outside of the UK with the opportunity to work in Belfast for a period of up to three months. ...[Read More]

Apr 20 2013

Space and Place, People and Practice 

in partnership with Wasps Studios and The National Federation of Artists Studio Providers
Saturday 20 April 2013, 14:00-17:00 
Gallery Space, 4th Floor, Meadow Mill, West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BY  ...[Read More]

a light and airy contemporary craft studio at New Brewery Arts
Apr 10 2013

Rare opportunity to occupy a studio on licence

The studio is on the top floor overlooking our craft shop and Brewery Court.

292 sq feet

£425.33 per month inc VAT plus electricity

twelve months renewable licence subject to terms

24 hour access ...[Read More]

Apr 09 2013

Life drawing class - every Tuesday 1 till 4 - £15

Good parking, ground level studio, bright and warm.

Tel: Carolyn 07848 008145

Leg Room
Apr 04 2013

Private Viewing 3rd April 2013 6pm- 9pm

Exhibition times and dates 4th - 6th & 10th - 13th April 12pm - 4pm

Artist’s Statement

Freya Guest makes paintings that are small and cramped. The images are cranky, and the paint is heavy-handed and strained, depicting stifled forms ...[Read More]

Mar 22 2013

22nd March 2013

Please join us to celebrate the success of the Art Space Portsmouth International Artists Residency Programme 2009-2012.

To mark the occasion Art Space Portsmouth has published a book 'Four International Artists', documenting the 4- ...[Read More]

Mar 12 2013

East Street Arts will open a brand new facility for ceramicists in April. It is located in our Barkston House premises in South Leeds that already house 32 of our workspaces. The new facility adds seven enclosed studios, a plaster room, kiln room and a large classroom. Enquiries and expressions ...[Read More]

Mar 11 2013

Wysing Arts Centre is seeking a Live in Caretaker responsible for the daily security of the site and buildings and being Wysing Arts Centre’s representative out of office hours. The caretaker position comes with a 1 bedroom flat in our Grade II listed farmhouse. Wysing is located 10 miles west ...[Read More]

Kerri Pratt - Distant View
Mar 07 2013

We are very proud to announce that Banks Mill will be curating the next AIR exhibition at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Called Evolve, thirteen artists will be showcasing their work in the Spring/Summer exhibition which officially opens with the launch at 4pm on Thursday, 7 March.

...[Read More]

Friar Gate Studios Autumn Exhibition
Feb 27 2013

Banks Mill Studios resident artists and associate members have collaborated to present three inspiring exhibitions.

In conjunction with Friar Gate Studios and Bean Café we will be repeating our recent show in Bean Cafe. Laura Williams, Banks Mill Manager, comments: “the café area at ...[Read More]

Sunny courtyard and studios
Feb 12 2013

Making Space is a development organisation which promotes excellence in contemporary craft, design and visual arts.

The Making Space studios are available for long term or short term rentals. Our studios are approx. 16 sq m with 24/7 access, parking, heat, light and water and internet/ ...[Read More]

Feb 10 2013

New artist-led studio group opens in April 2013 in a bright, lively newly refurbished former print works in Northwich, Cheshire. Warm, good access, ground level throughout, parking outside the door, shared kitchen. Programme of exhibitions, talks, classes. Friendly group of artists. Tel: ...[Read More]

Jan 31 2013



12 noon – introductions over tea and coffee

1pm – Tour of Krowji including 5 studio visits

2pm – Lunch and discussions

4pm end of meeting


Studio Visits


Upstairs in main building

Large studio partitioned ...[Read More]

Jan 29 2013

I ♥ ]ps[

]performance s p a c e [ is the UK’s ONLY performance art specific studio & event space.

Since opening we’ve held over 20 free public events and supported over 200 artists.

We have maintained ]performance s p a c e [, paid the artists involved and curated our ...[Read More]

Jan 29 2013

Welcome to 2013 at ]performance s p a c e [ !

This year we see our programme full of opportunity, networking, discussion & performance. Our programme forms two strands, the first ]performance 1 0 1 [ includes the return of ]performance s a l o n [, ]performance o p e n [ and Ritually ...[Read More]

Dec 19 2012

Property Assistant: Full time, Salary £15,500 - £16,000 (pro rata). Fixed term 6 months with possibility of extension.

Finance Administrator ( Maternity Cover): Full time, Salary £17,000 - £18,000 (pro rata). Minimum of 8 months.

Application Deadline: 10am on Mon 7 Jan 2013. For ...[Read More]

Nov 29 2012

Advance Notice The next Northern Regional Network meeting will be held on: 29th November at THE NORTHERN DESIGN CENTRE, in Gateshead. 12.30 for a 1pm start. Full information and invites will be going out by ...[Read More]

Nov 26 2012

Artist workshop leaders are sought to run creative workshop activities in the famous Arlington homeless peoples’ hostel, Camden, London NW1. SPACE invites three artists or artist groups to propose activities for a programme of weekly workshops with the residents of Arlington, one of London’s ...[Read More]

Nov 19 2012

Bow Arts is seeking a Finance Administrator (full time, £17k per annum pro rata) for 8 months in 2013. Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website. The application deadline is midday Monday 3rd December and interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 10th ...[Read More]

Oct 29 2012

Nfasp and Phoenix Brighton invite you to our second South East Studios Network Meeting, a follow up to the our meeting in Margate: Finding and managing Property - with Duncan Smith from London-based studios provider ACAVA and Dan Thompson from The Empty Shops Network.

This meeting is ...[Read More]

Oct 23 2012

Grand Union studio holder Stuart Whipps has begun a residency at Flat Time House in Peckham. He is making new work in response to John Latham’s time at the Scotish Agency with APG in the 1970′s. The residency ...[Read More]

Oct 19 2012

New light filled exhibition space, studios & community art centre opens it doors from October 2012 with a first exhibition of sculpture by Tony Evans. Opening reception 30th October 6pm. Enquiries to 07848008145 (Carolyn Shepherd) Web page: ...[Read More]

Oct 19 2012

Working in the gallery participants take inspiration from the figurative sculpture, a life model and the stained glass windows in this former gymnasium which depict artistic endeavour. Saturday 10th November 10 till 3 (includes a sandwich lunch) Enquiries: 07848008145 (Carolyn Shepherd) ...[Read More]

Oct 10 2012

Studio 2 has recently become available at the Art House in Wakefield. At 41.70sqm it is ideal for sculptors or artists making large scale/heavy work and artists working in all media. The studio benefits from 24/7 access, level access to loading area, large doors to loading bay (W-2035mm x H- ...[Read More]

Jun 19 2012

Attendees representing or interested in artists' studios from 11 groups/organisations met for the first time at Seco, Royal William Yard on June 19. These are the notes from that meeting.

Representatives from: Cornwall Development Company, Flameworks, Krowji, Rame Barracks, Ocean Studios, ...[Read More]

Wasps studios The Briggait
Jun 14 2012

Chris Biddlecombe, National Property Projects Officer at Wasps studios in Scotland, was asked earlier this year by NFASP to instigate a meeting to initiate the possibility of creating a Scottish Studio Providers Network, that could also in the future link up with the English and ...[Read More]

Mar 30 2012

Nearly 30 people got together at the YMCA in Swansea for the inaugural South Wales Studios Networking meeting on March 30.

The event was a collaboration between NFASP, Welsh Artists Resource Programme (Warp), the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Elysium Artspace, with attendees coming from ...[Read More]

Mar 08 2012

Over 40 delegates from across the South East of England attended an NFASP networking day for studios on 08 March in Margate. The day was part of a full programme for NFASP as it was followed by a member event and the Annual General Meeting.

The event was organised by Dover Arts Development ...[Read More]

Dec 05 2011

NFASP has begun a programme to set up studio networks across the UK, bringing artists' studio providers together to share intelligence and offer each other support. On 05 December 2011 the first Northern Network meeting convened in Leeds. What follows are notes of that meeting.

The event ...[Read More]

20 November -18.00

Oxheys winter exhibition for 2014 will open on Thursday 20th November with a private view from 6-8pm . All welcome light refreshments included.

Featuring the work of resident artists along with some invited artists, the show promises a variety of work along the ...[Read More]