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Support Us

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. There are lots of ways to support us, including making a donation, becoming a Spring Fling Friend or Patron, and even just helping us to spread the word about the event.

Become a Spring Fling Friend

Friends are Spring Fling VIPs – they get all the event news first, priority access to the event and special perks including:

  • An advance copy of the full-colour Spring Fling brochure
  • Advance knowledge on who has been selected for Spring Fling (before Christmas)
  • Friends e-newsletters
  • Up to 20% discount and other exciting offers from Spring Fling artists over the weekend
  • Discounts and offers at participating businesses across the region (via Whilst in D&G)
  • Early and extended access to digital events and/or priority booking (if applicable)

Annual: Individual £25 / Family £40
Lifetime: currently not available*

*Please note, Friends for Life subscriptions will be changing. Current Friends for Life will receive information on this directly.


Online sign-ups here.

Become a Patron

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. 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**

Make a one-time or regular donation

We would be delighted to receive donations, big or small, towards our flagship event, Spring Fling. Simply click the button to make a one-off donation or set up a monthly payment. Thank you!

Our Funders

Want to keep in touch with all the latest Spring Fling news? Sign up to our mailing list to hear about the latest programme announcements.

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