Calling all artists, events and individuals …….

Performer Registrations for the 2018 Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival are now OPEN!

Thank you for your interest in performing at Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival . Every year we have many artists who want to be considered for the programme. Please fill in the online form and we will get back to you.

We’re on the look out for fantastic performances and artistic works to present at the fabulous Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival. We will consider:

  • all types of live quality performance
  • shows
  • workshops
  • exhibitors
  • artistic happenings
  • visual artists
  • film-makers
  • arts organisations

We want works that will show off the spectacular Hamilton Gardens and bring the community together in this beautiful setting to explore, feel, engage, observe, experience and participate. Work must be of a high standard and a clear description and professional images must be supplied by 15 September 2017.


When is the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2018?

The 2018 Festival will take place from Friday 9th February – Sunday 18th February 2018.


What is the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival all about?

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival will spotlight The Hamilton Gardens as an arts and cultural hub known locally, nationally and internationally as a dynamic place to visit.  Through its cultural and artistic presentations—combined with active participation and partnerships within the community—the Festival will encourage a new creative energy throughout the Gardens, showcasing the spaces that are available to work with.


If you wish to submit a proposal the key timeframes are outlined below:

– Expression of Interest opens – 1st June 2017 (will now need to be 1st Aug)

– Expressions of Interest Close – 1st h July 2017 (will now need to be 30st Aug)

We will then assess the proposals and contact you in due course to discuss if your proposal will be suitable for the 2018 festival. Negotiations will take place in August/September.

As part of the application process you are required to supply photos, music and video footage of your work.

Please do not email us to find out how your application is progressing. Due to the large number of applications we receive, contact will only be made if more information is required. Support material will not be returned.