Artist Open Call – Aldgate in Winter Festival 2023 Back to previous

Artist Open Call – Aldgate in Winter Festival 2023

Photo credit: Aldgate in Winter 2022


Your chance to perform on The Aldgate Stage this year!

Aldgate Connect BID is proud to announce that the Aldgate in Winter Festival will be returning on Friday 8th December 2023 for its 7th edition! The Aldgate in Winter Festival remains one made for and by the community, and will once again be filled with a jam-packed programme, including the return of everyone’s favourites such as the lantern parade, live performances on The Aldgate Stage, creative workshops and more.

The Aldgate Stage is an opportunity for anyone and everyone to perform, whether you sing in the shower, dance in a group, have wanted to try out some comedy material or wanted to show off that hidden secret talent! This is an Artist Open Call and it is now live for submissions.

Perform at this year’s Aldgate in Winter Festival on Friday 8th December, full timings will confirmed closer to the time but we anticipate the following:

  • 3.30pm-5.00pm – The Aldgate Stage
  • 5.00-6.00pm – Lantern Parade
  • 6.00-7.30pm – The Aldgate Stage

The programming times will be allocated by the producing team with priority of earlier slots given to children.

Please note the deadline for submissions is Sunday 22nd October 2023.

How to Apply:

Head to our sign up form here, and complete your details before the deadline of Sunday 22nd October.

Please note:

  • Submissions will not be accepted via any other means.
  • This is an unpaid opportunity and there is no application fee.
  • Successful applicants will be informed via email.

If you have any questions, please email Arts Producer Alice at

Apply Now

Stay up to date:

Keep an eye out for more updates on this year’s Aldgate in Winter Festival on our website at:

As well as through our Instagram and Twitter channels: @AldgateConnect #AldgateinWinter

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Aldgate in Winter 2022, Aldgate Connect BID