Become a Friend
of Spring Fling

Friends gain priority access to booking for most Spring Fling activity, are the first to receive our brochure and information about programming as well as receiving lots of discounts in the studios AND in region-wide businesses! Spring Fling is rescheduled to this October so we need your support more than ever!

£20 Individual Membership
£35 Couple / Family Membership*
£150 Friend For Life
£200 Couple / Family Friend For Life*

*Couple / Family friendship is available for 2 adults at the same address and all their children and grandchildren age under 18.

Become a Friend of Spring Fling here.


The Patrons are an exclusive group of passionate benefactors and advocates dedicated to supporting Spring Fling and the development of art and craft in our region. During this unsettling time, we need our Patrons more than ever! Patrons receive all the benefits of a Friends subscription plus:

  • Exclusive insights into the next year’s programme of exhibitions and the curatorial process
  • Meet the Maker: exclusive Patrons studio visits to some of our Spring Fling participants
  • Recognition of your support on our website and in our brochure**

Contact Joanna Macaulay for more information and to become a Patron.


Thank you for your interest in supporting Spring Fling.

Spring Fling Open Studios is produced by Upland CIC, a not-for-profit arts development organisation in Dumfries and Galloway.

We would be delighted to receive donations, big or small, towards our flagship event, Spring Fling. For more information on Upland CIC, our projects, ambitions, our team and how else you can get involved, please visit the Upland website here.

Taking Part in Spring Fling

Applications are yet to open for the 2021 event. These normally open in September each year but due to COVID-19, this has been delayed. Further information on this will be announced during the rescheduled event via social media, the Upland newsletter and here on the website. In order to keep up to date and not miss out, why not join the Upland mailing list?

Join here.

Sign up to mailing list

Sign-up to our email mailing list for updates on Upland projects, news, opportunities and events! 

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Contact Us

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