Checking your Eligibility:

To be eligible for The Big House Programme, you need to be a creative or digital business or want to start a creative or digital business, based within the D2N2 area (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire) with less than 250 employees, below £45m turnover and not have received more than €200,000 in state funding.

By creative or digital business we mean a business in the following types of areas:

  • Creative design, film, photography, music, visual or performing arts, broadcasting architecture or publishing
  • Online marketing and video, mobile applications design and web development.

Enrolling in the Programme:

Depending on what stage you're at in your business journey, you will need to download and complete one of the two enrolment forms below.

Once you have downloaded the form, print it off, complete it, sign it and either:

  • Send the original copy to The Big House, Creative Quarter, Unit 36, Avenue C, Sneinton Market, Nottingham NG1 1DW
  • Scan and email it to and then send the original copy to the address above
  • Bring it along to a meeting with a member of the Big House Team
  • Bring it along to a Big House event

If you need assistance or more information about the form, just email The Big House Team at or phone us on 0115 710 0107

Join The Big House now and start receiving specialised business support

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