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Without Walls supports artist and professional development opportunities across the network. We regularly offer open call opportunities to look for proposals from UK artists, for outdoor arts work of any scale, from all disciplines and genres, that is innovative and ambitious.

You can explore recent professional development opportunities supported by Without Walls, resources and insights below. Keep up to date on the latest opportunities via the Without Walls newsletter – sign up to our mailing list at the top of the page.


Without Walls invites artists to submit proposals for the Without Walls programme, premiering in 2025.

We are looking for work from all disciplines and genres that is innovative, ambitious and challenges the idea of what outdoor arts can be.

Please note the work should be available from May – September 2025, and be available to tour to Without Walls festivals.

Deadline for submissions is Thursday 18 July at 12pm.

Artist and Professional Development

Discover Programme

Discover provides opportunities for artists, directors, producers and creatives who are new to Outdoor Arts to learn more about what it means to make work outdoors.

A picture of a group of people sat under a wooden structure in a circle at theSustainability Creative Lab in September 2020 at Wild Rumpus

Creative Labs

Practical workshops for outdoor arts professionals and artists with a focus on a key topic. Themes have included dramaturgy and sustainability.

Four performers are standing side on in a circle. They all have their arms outstretched with their right arms pointing into the circle. They all have their heads turned in the circle where they are smiling at each other.

Associate Programme

Providing opportunities for hands-on experience. The programme ensures professional pathways in the industry for practitioners from under-represented backgrounds.