Adopted by the boards of both the Irish and UK companies on 8th June 2022, and published in July 2022.

The Manifesto is read by artists and partners of Border Crossings


An online event, hosted by the The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queens University, Belfast on 18th November 2020. The event began with a performance of the online play "A Quarrel With Myself", presented by Kabosh Theatre Company. [The performance is not included in this recording for copyright reasons].

The event went on to explore the changing role of theatre in specific localities, with reference to the effects of Brexit and other changes happening in the social and political structures of North-West Europe.

Participants included: Paula McFetridge (Kabosh, Belfast), Michael Walling (Border Crossings, Sligo and London), Tony Fegan (Tallaght Community Arts, Dublin), Jeremy Turner (Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch, Aberystwyth), Gary Funck (Et Nordfriisk Teooter, North Frisia), Graham Jeffery (University of the West of Scotland), Eva Urban-Devereux (Mitchell Institute, Belfast).

"The Centre Cannot Hold" was part of the 2020 Being Human Festival.


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