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Mike Howley Trust Funding round for 2019 now OPEN!

The 2019 Mike Howley Trust awards are now open for applications. If you are a young creative – actor, musician, dancer, writer or technician – aged 18 to 30 years and living on the Isle of Wight, then you are eligible to apply.

Trustees welcome applications from people in the stated age range and art forms for investment in areas such as training, equipment, marketing & promotion, recording, rehearsal space, staging, publishing costs, or simply time to create.

For more information see Quay Arts website. Any queries please email Shannon Carey

  • Quay Arts is hosting an information event at
    6pm on Tuesday 5th March to explain how the Trust works and how to apply.
  • This will be followed by a ‘surgery’ from
    11am – 1pm on Saturday 16th March, where you can get help and advice on your application.
  • The deadline is 1pm on Tuesday 2nd April 2019.
  • This year priority will be given to applicants whose projects celebrate, explore or interpret our unique Island cultural heritage.