What’s Next? - Future events


Platforms is the new strand of creative development opportunities from UK Young Artists. Activities range from week-long residencies, new commissions, grants, workshops, mentoring and feedback opportunities, cross-artform collaboration, talks, get-togethers and online support through blogs, interviews and advice columns. 
Information about UKYA’s first residency programme will be released soon. Keep your eyes on the Facebook page for news of upcoming opportunities. 

National Festival 2016: Derby

The cultural spotlight shines on Derby for our large-scale national presentation of work. 100 of the UK’s most talented young artists will be selected from a national call for entries from work across performance, visual arts, applied arts, music, literature, digital arts and more. The call for entries will be live from 21 April – 31 May – see here for more information.

International Festival 2017

We’ll be taking 20 artists to showcase their work at the International Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean (BJCEM). To be in with a chance of representing the UK at this distinguished European event, apply to be part of the National Festival in Derby 2016.