Club Silly is for artists, performers, makers and audiences who have an interest in creating, curating, exploring or enjoying art and/or performance and/or eccentric behaviour in the public realm and/or unusual spaces.
The Bureau Of Silly Ideas is one of a collective of Artists who produce and house the regular programme of Club Silly events and opportunities.
We provide subsidised space hire for Club Silly members check out our spaces pages to find out more about our spaces and see below for what membership will give you.
As a Club Silly Member, you’ll have access to opportunities to present work under the banner of Club Silly events, access to apply to our artist support programmes (2-3 annually) connection to a network of supportive peers and experts within the sector.
Artist Membership - £50 per year
If you are an artist / maker / performer / company making new work. Our artist membership programme gets you discount on use of spaces, access to mentoring, advice and events.
Listed below are all the benefits of Membership.
Off Peak hire rates
ALL the time!
Last minute space
A £10 per hour rate, is available for last minute spaces. If we have spare space during operating hours (10am-6pm) the following week you can book it for just £10 an hour.
Access to our support programmes
Silly support schemes for Artists and Practitioners- including free use of spaces, advice and mentoring.
Showcases and Sharings- We hold showcases and sharings of new work. As a Club Silly member you’ll have the opportunity to take part in one of these events, which programmers and producers attend.
Events- We’ll support you put on an event for the public at Silly Towers. Whether it’s a show, a workshop, an alternative artistic event or you’re looking to try out something new. We’ll provide affordable rental rates, advice and support in whatever way we can to help you make sure your event is a success.
You’ll get access to selected events and workshops at discounted rates.
It’s important to us to support artists. If you’re in need of something a little more specific in terms of spaces and advice. Whether it’s a temporary desk, a meeting space, a tricky making problem or specialist equipment as a Club Silly member we’ll help in whichever way we can. So do get in touch and we’ll see if we can help.