BN1 Bursary


Hunters of Ghost Hall by Andy O'Hara

The BN1 Magazine Bursary is open to all Brighton Fringe participants based in the UK, who consider themselves to be from an underprivileged background, whose work draws upon their experiences. Applications must be made by Friday 10 January 2020.

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To be considered for the bursary, you must have an appropriate work in development, be able to discuss your circumstances and confirm your venue for Brighton Fringe 2020 by the above closing date.


BN1 Magazine will offer the successful applicant a bursary worth over £2,000 which will include:

• Brighton Fringe registration fee paid for by BN1

• Advice and assistance on marketing material - design and distribution

• £100 towards marketing print costs

• Full page feature article in May edition

• News editorial in April edition

• Full page advert over March, April and May

• Run competitions for tickets in BN1 Magazine and across it’s social media platforms

• Help with the creation and distribution of press releases

• Help to gain extra press and exposure

• Sponsored social media posts

All applicants must be:

• Based in the UK

• Producing work which deals with themes of social or economic mobility, Diversity, marginalisation or oppression.

Application Process:

The bursary winner will be selected by members of the BN1 Magazine panel. To apply please email [javascript protected email address] with the following information:

• Your name and phone number

• The name of your event

• The name of your venue

• A description of your event

• More information on the barriers you have faced how your work reflects your wider experiences.

2020 winners will be announced Monday 13 January 2020.

2019 Winner:

Tommy Gwatkin - "How Disabled Are You?"