Swallows and Armenians – Flying the Nest received a project grant from Arts Council, England which supported an exhibition tour, audiobook and theatre script development. The tour launched in February/March 2020 at the Carlisle Contemporary Arts & Parquet Gallery at The Old Fire Station, Carlisle, Cumbria. It will be followed by the Maritime Centre, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland in Sept/Oct and the Queen’s Hall, Hexham, Northumberland in 2021.
The book was launched on the 9th March 2019 with an article in The Guardian and a great photo in The Times. The project received an Arts Council England award and the book was launched at Words by the Water Festival of Words, the University of Leeds and NvarteGulbenkian Hall, London. Swallows and Armenians, the project included an exhibition of multidisciplinary work and performance by Young Company, Swallows and Armenians and Us! at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Cumbria.