This programme is supported by the UK Government through the Community Renewal Fund

RE:IMAGINE Pop Up Shop Initiative

The RE:IMAGINE  Pop Up Shop initiative is part of the new Start Up Accelerator Programme being delivered in Derry and Strabane.  The initiative is funded by the UK Government through the Community Renewal Fund and will be delivered by The Fashion and Textile Design Centre, Derry (FTDC) and Strabane BID.

Six ambitious entrepreneurs have the opportunity to apply and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges with the chance to display their merchandise in two top trading locations in Derry’s Foyleside and the Pagoda, Strabane. The Pop Up Shops will run for 4 months with five spots available in Derry and one in Strabane.

The wider package of support also includes bespoke mentoring, promotional marketing campaigns and technical assistance.  

Click here to download programme Guidance and Application Form

Guidance (PDF Document); Application Form: Word Version, PDF Version

Application forms to be submitted as follows:

Foyleside Shopping Centre, DerryPagoda, Strabane
Deirdre Williams:
Contact (Tele): 07807795889 
Emma McGill:

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12.00 Noon on 6th January, 2022

**Applications received after this date/ time will not be accepted**

Applicants must be available for pitching session on: Thursday 3rd February, 2022

The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit