Northern Ireland: delegated decisions, March 2022
National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Harps Alive / An Chruit Bheo / Harps Leevin
Applicant: Reclaim The Enlightenment
Project description: a major collaborative festival to mark the 230th anniversary of the assembly of harpers in Belfast in 1792 and to celebrate the work of the organist and collector Edward Bunting.
Andrew Bonar Law Memorial Project
Applicant: Andrew Bonar Law Memorial Project
Project description: Erect a sculpture/bust of Andrew Bonar Law in Coleraine Town Hall or another suitable location. Promote the life of Andrew Bonar Law to the local community and wider population.
Sons of Ivar Longhouse build
Applicant: Sons of Ivar LHS
Project description: The Sons of Ivar, a Viking Reenactment Group, will build an authentic Viking Longhouse in the Glenpark Estate (formerly the Ulster History Park).
Earl Bishop Trail
Applicant: Hervey Heritage Society
Project description: Print an information map of the Earl Bishop Trail, the Earl Bishop Trail Booklet, together with staging a play at Mussenden Temple and Playhouse, Derry. Materials would be made available to tourist outlets and also during community lectures, tours and plays.
Wisdom begins with Wonder: Inclusive Access to the Armagh Observatory Historic Collection
Applicant: Armagh Observatory and Planetarium
Project description: Work with local groups to build a volunteer programme and run three events over a year that aim to give a unique experience to people in the deaf community.
Decision: Award Grant £85,248 (100%)