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The Pitch – Deadline extended

Deadline extended until Monday 11th of August

The Pitch – ‘Pitch’ your idea for a Fun Palace & win up to £500

 

What is The Pitch?
The Pitch, is part of The Knowledge Festival, Oxford House’s annual arts festival. This year’s Pitch theme is around the idea of Fun Palaces.

Great. I like it so what is a Fun Palace?
Anyone and everyone is welcome to make a Fun Palace and they can be anything you want them to be. The principles are that it is Free, Local, Innovative, Transformative and Engaging.
Fun Palaces are about fun and learning, participating and making together: a space where arts and sciences meet. You can make or join a Fun Palace in whatever way best suits your community, with play, experiments, stories and games. More info here

Guidelines for Fun Palaces
Very simple. Your Fun Palace projects needs to be:

  • FREE: Fun Palaces are free.
  • LOCAL: Fun Palaces have community involvement, engagement and participation at heart. To make a local Fun Palace you agree to ask local people what they would like to do.
  • INNOVATIVE: Fun Palaces find new ways to bring arts and sciences together.
  • TRANSFORMATIVE: Fun Palaces intend to transform the place/spaces you are working in, they transform the makers, and they transform the participants. We expect to be different after we have engaged with Fun Palaces.
  • ENGAGING: Fun Palaces are about full participation. Sitting and listening is fine, as long as we also include opportunities to have a go.

How do I apply?

Submit your idea using the proposal form to can download here.

How do you select the winning Pitch?

  1. Complete the proposal form below setting out your idea for a Fun Palace by email 2pm on 11 August. Sorry, late entries will not be accepted
  2. We will short list 6 ideas by Wednesday 13th August and invite you to ‘Pitch’ them at the Knowledge Festival using a PechaKucha format, i.e. you create a pitch of your idea using 20 PowerPoint slides to be presented in 4 minutes max!
  3. The Pitch takes place at 5pm on Friday 19th September at Oxford House.
  4. Our panel of judges will select 3 winners who use their prize money to develop & present their idea at the Oh! Fun Palace on weekend of 5- 6 October.
Events
Oxford House as the Focal Point of Bethnal Green Eavesdropping On the Interview - with Juliet Fraser Open House in Tower Hamlets Vietnamese Londoners at Oh! Gallery Sagacity! – An Old Saga A Certain Kind of Interview with Juliet Fraser Bethnal Green’s own Charles Dickens Have a drink and even join in with the songs! Ode to nature exhibition Carpentry Club - What Wood you like to know? 50° North (300 miles North-East to Oxford House) Paintings of the East End in different decades Let no meadow escape our riot Art as an escape medium Artist Critique – Sheree Naqvi An interview with Jonathan Chater Feminism in London 100 years since Charles Booth. An interview with Keith Greenough EURO 2016 – diversity embodied Messages of welcome - Celebrating Refugee Week 2016 Chelsea Fringe Festival comes into bloom at Oxford House Now open Artists call out- Chelsea Fringe An interview with Martin Dvořák An Interaction of Opposites Tom is back! Part 3 Tom is back! Part 2 Tom is back! Part 1 Wild, loud and untamed Open Garden Squares Weekend Postcard Garden Competition Fourth and final Jazzing it Up EAST2 Launch A Month of Jazz ''All kinds of languages'' Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 3 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 2 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 1 Oh! Presents Thinking about the ‘Rights of Passage’ VIA: Call-Out for all artists! 'Of People and Places' - Photography Exhibition Following in Egypt’s Footsteps 2014 in 5 minutes! 2014 Highlights: Reflecting on gender roles with Cristina Cuevas The Insiders' Guide to Bethnal Green 2015: a free community journalism course Be part of our programme 2015! Welcome back Somali Week Festival! 4th October - Fun, Art and Science! Oxford House is a Fun Palace! Don’t make plans for Friday! The Knowledge Arts Festival is also for kids! Hackney Empire Show – Anna Fiorentini Summer Schools The Pitch - Deadline extended Venue Hire Summer Offer The knowledge festival is here again! 130th Anniversay of Oxford House
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