Outcome Grant Britain 2018 2017


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 10,500
Presentation of 'Engaging Places: Collaborative Praxis in Art and Architecture'at Heart of Glass in St Helens, Merseyside and in Tate Exchange in Liverpool from 16 - 21 April 2017
United KingdomSt. Helens and Liverpool6,000
Presentation of 'Future States' a curated selection of 8 Irish artists presenting new performance work at two major UK Festivals of Performance/Live Art in 2018: SPILL Ipswich and Fierce Festival Birmingham dates to be confirmed in 2018 United KingdomIpswich, Birmingham and London4,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 115,400
Presentation of David Bolger's 'THE WOLF AND PETER' at Sadler's Wells (London), Brighton Dome, Chester Storyhouse, The Lowry, Pavilion Dance South West and Warwick Arts Centre in UK from October - December 2018United KingdomLondon, Brighton, Warwick, Bournemouth, Chester, Greater Manchester - tbc80,000
Liz Roche company presenting 'Wrongheaded' at Dance Base Edinburgh during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from 3 - 19 August 2018 and presentation of 'Time Over Distance Over Time' at Points North Cardiff from 14 - 15 November 2018 United KingdomEdinburgh, Cardiff, Warwick, London35,000
Performance of Sean-nós Dance and Storytelling in collaboration with Comhaltas na Breitaine and Tura Arutura at the Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester on 1 March 2018United KingdomManchester400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 55,000
IFI International will curate a series of film events in Britain throughout 2018. The events will continue a cross-cultural dialogue presenting films from dual perspectives of Irish in Britain and British in Ireland. Featuring both new and archival work the projects will be presented by a range of partners throughout the UK.United KingdomAberystwuth, Glasgow, Dundee, Manchester, LondonG36,000
Presentation by The Irish Film Institute in collaboration with London Irish Film Festival and the UK Jewish Film Festival of The Cohens and Kellys (1926) with live music lead by accordionist Dermot Dunne and saxophonist Nick Roth at the Barbican Cinema, London in November 2018 United KingdomLondon 6,000
Presentation by Irish Film London of Spring/Summer Season at venues in UK in Spring/Summer 2018United KingdomLondon, London / Brighton / Bristol / Cardiff / Birmingham / Liverpool / Manchester / Leeds5,000
Presentation of Irish films at Glasgow Film Festival 2018, 21 February - 4 March 2018United KingdomGlasgow4,000
Screening of Irish films at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), Scotland from 20 June - 1 July 2018
United KingdomEdinburgh3,000
Screenings by The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith of a series of Irish Documentaries 'Ireland on Screen' along with Irish Directors in conversation at the Irish Cultural Centre, London on 12 January, 8 February and 8 March 2018 United KingdomLondon1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 27,350
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
Milton Court at the Barbican Centre April 2018 presented by Poetry Ireland in association with the Irish Embassy and Reconciliation Unit, Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
United KingdomLondon 17,500
A six date tour of leading Irish poets in 6 UK cities where Irish poets are resident and active in the literary scene - Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Cardiff, Edinburgh, OxfordUnited KingdomLiverpool, Manchester , Newcastle , Edinburgh , Cardiff , Oxford 9,000
Participation by Irish poets in StAnza 2018 in St Andrews, Scotland from 7-11 March 2018 United KingdomSt Andrews, Fife, Scotland850


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 151,000
Presentation by Serious of 'Imagining Ireland' concert in association with National Concert Hall, at the Barbican, London, on 5 March 2018United KingdomLondon47,000
Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, 18 January - 4 February 2018United KingdomGlasgow26,500
Comhaltas Irish Concert Tour Group undertaking a concert tour of the UK to celebrate 60 years of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in UK from 16 - 24 February 2018United KingdomLiverpool , Glasgow, Settle, North Yorkshire, Teeside OR Tyneside , Leeds, Leamington Spa, London12,000
Presentation by Serious of 'Slow Moving Clouds' across the UK in October 2018

United KingdomLondon, Saffron Walden, Southampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Gateshead, Edinburgh10,500
Performance of 'Music from Ireland and the USA' at the Fishguard International Music Festival, UK on 28 July 2018 United KingdomFishguard7,000
Presentation of Donal Lunny's 'Atlantic Arc Orchestra' and guests at the Festival of Voice, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales from 6-9 June 2018United KingdomCardiff5,000
Presentation by Diatribe Records of a festival showcasing Jazz from Ireland in The Vortex, London to celebrate St. Patrick’s Weekend from March 17-18th 2018United KingdomLondon5,000
Presentation by Contemporary Music Centre of 'New Music::New Ireland' London Showcase from 19 - 20 January 2018
United KingdomLondon5,000
The Outside Track undertaking a UK tour at venues around Scotland, England and the Channel Islands from 14 - 29 January 2018United KingdomSaltaire, Kingskerswell , London, Gwaenysgor , Jersey, Peeble, Glenfarg5,000
Presentation by the Irish Cultural Centre of a Series of Irish Master Musician Concerts at the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith, London from January - March 2018 United KingdomLondon4,000
Kíla undertaking UK tour from 14 - 18 March 2018 United KingdomWarwick, Manchester, Stockton, London4,000
Presentation of concerts featuring Irish artists Rachel Ni Chuinn, Analog On, Vicky Langan, Clang Sayne, Mick O'Shea, Softday and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh as part of 'NAWR ANOIS' in Swansea in Wales from January - July 2017 United KingdomSwansea4,000
Presentation of Finbar Furey 'Don't Stop This Now' Tour in venues in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, London & Liverpool , UK from 4 - 9 April 2018

United KingdomBirmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, London, Liverpool3,000
Presentation of RECLAIMING INGRAM - A Celebration of Silent Film Director Rex Ingram (1893−1950) at HOME, Greater Manchester Arts Centre, UK on 18 March 2017United KingdomManchester3,000
Performance by Gemma Hayes and Damian Dempsey at the New Airs Patricks Day Concert at Roundhouse, London on 17 March 2018 United KingdomLondon3,000
Presentation of 'Songs of Farewell' - A programme of English and Irish Choral Music at the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula, HM Tower of London in May 2018

United KingdomLondon2,000
Participation by Irish artists in Ludlow English Song Weekend, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK from 6-8 April 2018 United KingdomLudlow2,000
Sean Clancy undertaking a 'solo tour of electronic music with text projections' at Huddersfield contemporary music festival in November 2018, Cafe Oto, London in January 2018, Playlist, Southampton in March 2018, Crofters Rights, Bristol in May 2018 and Centrala/Frontiers Festival, Birmingham in June 2018United KingdomLeeds/Huddersfiled/Bristol/Birmingham/London/Southampton1,500
Presentation by Cryptic of a performance by Irish electronic music duo Lakker as part of Sonica London at Kings Place, London from 20 - 22 April 2018 United KingdomLondon1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 222,800
Pan Pan Theatre touring a Beckett double bill of 'All That Fall' and 'Cascando' to five venues in the UK in Autumn 2018United KingdomWarwick, Manchester, Poole, Chester, Kent50,000
Dead Centre presenting Hamnet at Bristol (Mayfest) 14 - 16 May; Glasgow (Tramway) 19 May; and London (Southbank Centre) 26 - 28 MayUnited KingdomBristol; Glasgow; London25,000
Presentation of The Beckett Trilogy in Brighton and Edinburgh and 'How It Is' by Samuel Beckett making its UK premiere at The Print Room, London in 2018United KingdomLondon, Brighton, Edinburgh20,000
Presentation of a UK tour of 'Diary of a Martian Beekeeper' at the Space Festival in the Royal Albert Hall, London, at the Edinburgh International Science Festival and the Cheltenham Science Festival, UK from April - June 2018 United KingdomLondon, Edinburgh, Cheltenham20,000
Presentation by Anu Productions of 'Helen' in St. Helens, UK from 31 October - 2 December 2018

United KingdomSt. Helens20,000
Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to present, as a part of the 2018 International Festival theatre season, Druid Theatre's production of "Waiting for Godot" directed by Garry Hynes and featuring The Druid Ensemble actors. We hope to schedule approximately 7 performances at the Royal Lyceum Theatre between 3 and 12 August 2018.United KingdomEdinburgh20,000
A Feast of Bones presented by Theatre Lovett at the Traverse Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival 2018 on 28 May 2018United KingdomEdinburgh18,000
Presentation by The Abbey Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith of 'The Plough and the Stars' at the Lyric Hammersmith, London from 15 March - 7 April 2018 United KingdomLondon17,500
Presentation by MALAPROP Theatre of double-bill 'LOVE+ and BlackCatfishMusketeer' at Omnibus Theatre, London from 10 - 29 April 2018
United KingdomLondon14,500
Presentation by Branar Téatar do Pháistí of 10 performances of How to Catch a Star, part of the opening season, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London 23 - 27 August 2018.United KingdomLondon9,500
Presentation by Fishamble of five performances of THE HUMOURS OF BANDON by Margaret McAuliffe at the Brighton Festival in the UK, from 16-20 May, 2018. United KingdomBrighton4,000
Presentation by Fishamble of 'FORGOTTEN' by Pat Kinevane at the Dundee Rep Theatre and Paisley Arts Centre in Scotland in May 2018United KingdomDundee, Paisley2,500
Presentation by Fishamble of two performances of 'Underneath' by Pat Kinevane at Warwick Arts Center on 29 - 30 November 2018United KingdomCoventry1,800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 55,000
Presentation by The Barbican Theatre of the UK premiere of the Landmark Productions / Wide Open Opera production of 'The Second Violinist' at the Barbican Theatre in London from 6 - 8 September 2018United KingdomLondon55,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 91,700
Presentation by Sean Lynch of 'Bandits Live Comfortably In The Ruins' at Groundwork, Cornwall, at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, and at the Ronchini Gallery, London on dates from April - December 2018United KingdomCornwall, Southampton, London20,000
Presentation of exhibition by Jesse Jones entitled 'Tremble Tremble' at Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh, UK from 26 October 2018 - 19 January 2019United KingdomEdinburgh14,800
Participation by Noelle Noonan in STATE OF PRINT at Dundee, Aberdeen and Bristol, February 2018United KingdomDundee, Aberdeen, Bristol , Powys10,000
Presentation of exhibition of new sculptural works by Irish artist Siobhán Hapaska at the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK from October 2018–January 2019United KingdomSouthampton8,000
'When Plants Remember,' is an art installation to be exhibited at The National Trust - Henry Fox Talbot Museum, Wiltshire, (12th November – 2nd December 2018.)
The show will also be exhibited at The International Symposium, “Adorning our new Biosphere,” in association with the Centre for Contemporary Art & the Natural World, Devon. (1 – 6th Nov 2018)
United KingdomFirst show:- Devon. Second show:- Wiltshire7,000
Participation by Stoney Road Press in the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre, London from 17 - 21 January 2018
United KingdomLondon6,000
Participation by Stoney Road Press at The London Original Print Fair in 2018 at the Royal Academy of Arts, London from 3 - 6 May 2018United KingdomLondon6,000
Presentation by Gibbons & Nicholas of a solo exhibition by Peter Burns at "Projects" London Art Fair 2018, London, UK from 17 - 21 January 2018United KingdomLondon5,000
Presentation of WHENCENESS by Elaine Byrne in Franks Collection, LondonUnited KingdomLondon5,000
Presentation of a solo exhibition by Maria McKinney entitled "Sire" at The Wellcome Collection, London in March 2018United KingdomReading3,500
Presentation by “Dumb Listening’s” of a new sonic installation featuring a solo presentation of work by Irish artist Richard Carr at the Museum of Contemporary Art, London from 1- 28 July 2018United KingdomLondon3,000
Participation by Alison Lowry in the Collect Open Arts Fair in the Saatchi Gallery, London from 22 - 25 February 2018United KingdomLondon2,000
Presentation of solo digital art exhibition by Shane Finan entitled 'faigh ar ais as an farraige' at Rye Creative Centre, Rye, UK from 1 - 28 February 2018United KingdomRye1,400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 175,000
Presentation by ANU & CoisCéim Dance Theatre of 'THESE ROOMS - an evolution' by David Bolger, Owen Boss, Louise Lowe at LIFT Festival, London from 4 - 22 June 2018

United KingdomLondon & various (tbc)125,000
Presentation by the London Irish Center of 'Across the Water' featuring 100 Irish artists in London, UK during 2018 United KingdomLondon50,000

Total for Britain 2018 2017: €903,750