In 2013 I'm taking to the road for a mammoth tour of 100 events (info) celebrating Britten's centenary. Here, I'm raising money for an exciting part of the tour: the amazing, oil-paint-on-glass 22' Stop-Frame animation - click for preview being created by Yeast Culture to go with the Britten Third suite. My mission is to take Britten to a vast cross-section of UK society, encompassing many who would not normally hear live music, so as well as 50 concerts there will be 50 workshops in schools, hospices for children, prisons, schools for autistic children, universities and homes for the elderly, bringing them live music. I hope hundreds of donations (no matter how big or small!) will fund the visuals' completion, and for a roadie/engineer for the 1000s of tour-miles and 100 events. The animation will be a stunning and evocative accompaniment for Britten's music - an entry point for thousands of people.

At the end of the performance there will be a list scrolling on screen of all those who donated to the creation of the visuals - this is your big chance to be on screen! AND DON'T FORGET THE GIFT-AID!

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Raising money for

Around Britten

Around Britten

Charity Registration No. 1068216

Raising money to take Britten's music and Yeast Culture's animations on Matthew Barley's 100 event tour of the UK, Around Britten, in 2013. GIFT AID REGISTRATION IS IN PROCESS. PLEASE TICK THE BOX IF YOU'RE A UK TAXPAYER AND GIFTAID WILL BE COLLECTED RETROSPECTIVELY..

Raising money for

Run by Around Britten

Charity Registration No. 1068216

Donations 89

Donation by Deborah Rochester on 24/01/13


Donation by Anonymous on 21/01/13


What a brilliant project Matthew! Wishing you a wonderful journey! x

Donation by alex calinescu on 15/01/13


Donation by Joanne Shaw on 13/01/13


I was really fascinated by the item on Front Row - how do I book tickets for the Devil's Arse concert and for Victoria Baths. Good Luck

Donation by emma anderson on 13/01/13


Wishing you a hugely inspirational New Year Matthew and a Britten project to match! How fabulous that promises to be. Can't wait to see it!

Donation by Troo Heath-Crew on 12/01/13


Donation by roland melia on 10/01/13


Come on you spurs

Donation by Paul Clarvis on 08/01/13

Good luck!

Donation by Sarah Mount on 08/01/13

Congratulations ! Great Project Matthew ! Good Luck with everything and look forward to seeing you soon. Much love Janie

Donation by Jane Rayne on 06/01/13


Great idea - deserves to fly (or drive perhaps)

Donation by Steve Long on 06/01/13


Very good luck with this project Matthew! We look forward to seeing it and you.

Donation by Maria Gouvas on 06/01/13


Donation by diana williamson on 06/01/13


Hope to see you soon.

Donation by Tim West on 06/01/13


Good luck with it all - looking forward to seeing it all take off!

Donation by Peter G on 06/01/13


Good luck Matthew.. a fabulous tour xxx

Donation by Martha Fiennes on 05/01/13


All the best for the tour! See you on March 7 at the Nottingham concert in this Great Britten centenary year.

Donation by Tony Gelsthorpe on 04/01/13


Donation by Edmund De Waal on 03/01/13

What a great project. Glad to support it and will hope to raise awareness of your trip to Manchester. Thanks for link to Yeast Culture too!

Donation by Kate Buchanan on 03/01/13


Good luck with the tour. Hope to see you in Peak Cavern - lovely atmospheric venue.

Donation by Helen Pritchard on 01/01/13

Happy new year and have an amazing tour!

Donation by Saskia Manners on 30/12/12


This is Ma's, previous was Pa's.

Donation by Simon Barley on 30/12/12


Donation by Anonymous on 30/12/12


Donation by Anonymous on 21/12/12


Great stuff, Matthew. Wishing you all the best with it!

Donation by Justin on 21/12/12


Donation summary

  • * Online donations£2,507.79
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£2,507.79
  • Gift Aid£0.00

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