Our Funders

​GUO would like to thank our supporters and funders past and present. Without them our year round work would not be possible:

Arts Council England

East London Business Alliance

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

European Cultural Foundation

European Union Culture Fund

Garfield Weston Foundation

Hackney Learning Trust

Havering Borough Council

Idlewild Trust

John Lewis Partnership

MacRobert Trust

National Foundation for Youth Music

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Rich Mix

Sound Connections

St Johns on Bethnal Green

Sylvia Waddilove Foundation

THAMES - Tower Hamlets Arts & Music Education Service

The Mercers Company

Tudor Trust

Tower Hamlets Council

Wellcome Trust

Worshipful Company of Fanmakers

Worshipful Company of Musicians

Worshipful Company of Carmen

Worshipful Company of Tylers & Bricklayers

... and during the last 6 months of 2014, Grand Union received gifts of £5000, £5000 and £10,000 from an anonymous donor via the Charities Aid Foundation - an astonishing, generous and welcome gesture for which we are deeply grateful.

Latest News

Huge success of Song of Contagion!

Fantastic audience responses to the recent shows Wilton's Music Hall

New BBC interview

Director Tony Haynes talks to Jimoke Fashola about this week's premiere of Song of Contagion. Skip to 02.52.04 to listen.

Song of Contagion promo video released

Featuring a taste of the music you will hear in our spectacular new show and interviews from the musicians involved

Booking opens for Song of Contagion!

Wilton's Music Hall, June 13th to 17th: tickets now on sale for our spectacular new show

Dates announced for 2017 Summer School

Our fourth annual Summer School runs from July 31st to August 3rd, Goldsmiths College, South London.

Exciting plans unveiled for 2017!

GUO's programme for the new year includes a brand new show at Wilton's Music Hall and a return to Portugal.

Remembering Cable Street

Video of The Beast is Back by Tony Haynes, recorded at the GUO commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street in October

High praise for GUO music education project

Read about Music Untamed at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, supported by the Mayor's Music Fund

Band Off The Wall

Inspired by the Peace Mural at Dalston Junction, Grand Union has launched a new street band for Hackney

GUO tracks are now available online...

Grand Union CDs and individual numbers can now be streamed from Spotify or bought from iTunes

Full-length DVD of Undream'd Shores

A DVD of the acclaimed Hackney Empire production is now available from the GUO online shop.

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