Monday, 9 July 2007

Programme for the Arts

Please circulate this information to students and graduates within your network.If you would also like flyers to promote this event please contact Stuart Wiggins at Flying Start -

Flying Start Programme for the Arts (Performing, Visual, Fine and Participatory arts)

What exactly is the Programme?

This programme is for those who are interested in setting up a business or being self employed in the Arts field. The National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship, Arts Council England and the Northern Edge have joined together to offer this free programme to graduates.

A 12 month business readiness programme that begins with a three-day residential session, supported by personal and online mentoring and focused follow-up meetings. The programme begins with a residential intensive held at University of Hull, Hull on 3-5th September 2007.

This Programme is FREE – you don’t pay for the 3 day course or the 12 months of support that you will receive.

How and when to Apply? Further Information?

Deadline for applications for 2007 is 5:00pm on 6th August 2007 (PLEASE NOTE - DEADLINE EXTENSION).

To apply and for more information please visit -

Please also look out for...

Flying Start Programme for Women Entrepreneurs, November 2007 -
expressions of interest now being taken, please visit

FS General Business Programme for Northern Way Graduates ,
January 2008 -
expressions of interest now being taken,
please visit
For any further information please contact Stuart Wiggins -

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