[Closed] Grainger Market Winter Craft ‘Pop Up’ Artist Opportunities




31 October 2023

Open To

Freelance Artists or Arts Organisations


Newcastle City Council Arts Team in partnership with Grainger Market are looking to programme free, inclusive family craft activities in the market every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 4pm from Saturday 2 December to Saturday 23 December 2023. 

They want to hear from any interested Freelance Artist or Arts Organisation that can provide family art and craft activities, suitable for all ages and abilities.

Please download and read the guidelines for full details.


Artists can gain access to the space from 9.30am and get out from 4pm. The likely location in the market will be the Arcade space, tables/chairs can be provided.

The team are keen to book artists for full days to deliver 2 x workshops at a day rate of £250 plus materials to deliver their craft/art activity.


If this is of interest and you have availability on one or two of the weekends, then please respond to Alison Flanagan Wood with the following information by 31 October 2023.


  • What winter craft activity/activities would you like to deliver?
  • Which dates are you available?
  • Can you give an estimated materials budget for delivery based on 50 participants?
  • Please let us know any access needs.
  • Is there any other information you need?

All artists booked will need DBS and Public Liability Insurance and complete a Risk Assessment for their individual workshop in advance. 


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