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Heads Up Festival hits the big 10 

Ten seasons over five years and a ton of shows later, Hull’s Heads Up Festival, is celebrating with a sit down show on anthropology and antiques, a Hull-noir novel staged live, stand out plays around death and daffodils, the contemplation of light, a love letter from Liverpool And a disco with sponges for the under 5’s. Continue reading

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New Exhibition Carries Message Against Govt. Disability Measures

Jason Wilsher-Mills once described himself as a ‘reluctant digital artist’ but now through engaging with different technologies, including iPad Art and Augmented Reality, he is breaking down barriers, building trust and telling the moving stories of the different communities he works with. Continue reading

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A place to play…

An artist needs a place to play. Last week whilst at the opening of Lou Hazelwood’s new exhibition Intersections  – inside Queens House on Paragon Street until 1st Sept  – the topic of infrastructure for creative progression, or rather the lack of it was raised within the group. Continue reading

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KITSCH AND SINK: Artist Marcel Craven at Pave in December

KITSCH AND SINK/KITSCH AND SYNC new work from December till January in Pave exhibition by artist Marcel Craven… music was my first love, well-almost! work informed/inspired by…trans-media expressions… 
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Theres More To The Story – Hull UK City of Culture

It seems like only yesterday we were standing at 8am inside Hull Truck awaiting the big announcement. The city collectively held its breath, and then jumped for joy when we realised we’d got it. Hull was going to be UK City of Culture. Underdogs for most of the way, never really given a chance but with such a massive impact and effort from the city for #HullYes campaign we proved that there really is more to us than some people thought. Continue reading

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Two Rabbits For A Wedding Dress – Keep Calm & Tell It

Just a few hours before Elma Hunter from Act III’s ‘Keep Calm and Tell It‘  appears on BBC1’s The One Show with her stories from WW2 in Hull I add my own thoughts on the show that played at Hull Truck Theatre.  Continue reading

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Three Day Festival Of One Minute Film

November 6th – 8th sees the launch of One Minute Hull, a new three day Artists Moving Image Festival. The festival, the first of its kind in Hull, will feature over 500 artists’ one minute videos, including work from Turner and BAFTA Prize Winners, screened at venues across the city.   Continue reading

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Hull Dance Prize Returns

On Thursday 22 October four companies will be entering their work before a panel of judges and a voting audience once more as Hull Dance plays host to Hull Dance Prize 2015, Hull Truck Theatre. Continue reading

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Will You Walk Out Of Mercury Fur?

On Mercury Fur’s 10th Anniversary, Middle Child – a Hull theatre company known for creating electrifying performances – present a new version of the controversial play by Philip Ridley. Described as ‘one of the most challenging plays of the 21st CenturyMercury Fur has been relocated and reworked, especially for a Hull audience. Continue reading

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Grounds For Confidence In New Gallery

Beverley Road is to get a new gallery called GROUND in 2016, during a steady build up of arts and cultural provision, as we move towards the City of Culture year. Taking Martin Green Hull2017 CEO at his word when he said at a public meeting, ‘You don’t need permission to be part of City of Culture,’ –  a group of Hull artists have grabbed the opportunity with both hands and are due to open Ground in the new year.

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