International Drag Showcase Live In Your Living Room!

International Drag Showcase Live In Your Living Room!
July 22, 2020

New Hull-based events company Rich T Events presents ambitious digital drag show, ‘Thru The Queer Hole’, featuring over 50 drag acts from around the world on Friday 24 July.

The show will feature big-name stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Boulet Brother’s Dragula, and Channel 4’s Drag SOS, as well as acts from around the UK and USA, including icons of Hull’s LGBT+ scene.

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Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan

Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan
July 20, 2020

Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd have today revealed their summer activity programmes. The plans will begin today and be available until Friday 4 September for families to enjoy.

With events limited due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, 2020’s programme includes a range of activities that can be done in at leisure and are accessible via HCAL’s website.

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Yorkshire Tourism Awards Looking To Find The Best Of The Best

Yorkshire Tourism Awards Looking To Find The Best Of The Best
February 1, 2020

Current champions are going head to head with first-time finalists in the battle to be crowned the “best of the best” at this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards.

The much-anticipated shortlist of finalists, revealed today by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), is being described as “the most exciting ever”. Tourism bosses say it’s testament to the popularity of the region as a visitor destination and the range of what’s on offer.

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Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact

Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact
November 20, 2019

City and cultural leaders have welcomed the publication of an independent evaluation of Hull’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture 2017, which confirms the continuing impact the title has had on the city.

The report, published by the University of Hull, says “the most significant impact of all” was an estimated £676m of new private and public investment that was generated for the city.

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Hull College Catering Students Team Up With Cranswick Plc

Hull College Catering Students Team Up With Cranswick Plc
August 29, 2019

With Freedom Festival 2019 underway, stomachs are already starting to rumble, much to the delight of Hull College’s catering students who will be hosting their first ever street food stall at this year’s festival.

Freedom Festival Arts Trust helped to facilitate an introduction between Hull College and local company Cranswick Plc, who have been supporting the students – providing produce and skills workshops – as they create exciting dishes to feed the hungry festival crowds.

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Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other

Get Ready To Feel The Rhythm Of A Festival Like No Other
August 28, 2019

The stage is set for an arts festival like no other as the wonderful city of Hull plays host to the 12th edition of the award-winning Freedom Festival starting on Wednesday.

This week, Hull will see artists from across the world converge in the maritime city to delight, challenge and mystify audiences with jaw-dropping circus, weird and wonderful street theatre, thought-provoking performances and talks, music from all over the world, and mischievous projects that engage all ages. For 2019, a different layer has been added to the festival, offering a new rhythm for the weekend.

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Humber Street Sesh Turns East Yorkshire Buses Into Art

Humber Street Sesh Turns East Yorkshire Buses Into Art
August 9, 2019

Humber Street Sesh’s graffiti scene was boosted by local bus company East Yorkshire providing two single deck buses to be painted by world-class artists.

Two decommissioned buses were loaned to the festival, which took place on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August, with graffiti artists being given free rein to create something spectacular.

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HULL : Freedom Festival 2019 Programme Announced

HULL : Freedom Festival 2019 Programme Announced
June 3, 2019

Hull is no stranger to arts and culture and this summer, the annual Freedom Festival will use the city as its stage once again, in a way it has never done before.

The festival programme has been revealed and tickets for the five incredible indoor shows are available to buy now.

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FREEDOM FESTIVAL – Get Ready For Five Days Of Wonder

FREEDOM FESTIVAL - Get Ready For Five Days Of Wonder
May 8, 2019

Hull’s award-winning international Freedom Festival, an established fixture on the national and international cultural calendar. It will return for its 12th year in 2019 with an extended and audacious arts programme spanning five days.

In an extraordinary celebration of art, community and humanity, artists and audiences from Hull and around the world will once again converge on the city, transforming it into a world of wonder, to feast upon a world-class programme of art and a festival as unique as the city to which it is anchored.

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FREEDOM FESTIVAL : A Weekend Of Wonder Awaits

FREEDOM FESTIVAL : A Weekend Of Wonder Awaits
July 10, 2018

In a world of endless possibilities, get ready to fuel your imagination and rediscover yourself and the incredible city of Hull as Freedom Festival Arts Trust reveals its 2018 programme.

On Friday 31 August 2018 Hull will come alive for a weekend of wonder with events and shows for the whole family to enjoy.

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T C Patisserie Win Remarkable Cuppa Award

T C Patisserie Win Remarkable Cuppa Award
March 16, 2018

Beverley based T C Patisserie were the only business from the Historic Town to be acknowledged at the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism.

T C Patisserie scooped the award for ‘Remarkable Cuppa’ to ensure the town won something at the awards night which was attended by 500 people.

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Powerful Artwork To Be Projected Onto City Centre Building

Powerful Artwork To Be Projected Onto City Centre Building
August 25, 2017

The amazing work of talented young artists in Hull will be projected onto The Warren building in the city centre during next month’s Freedom Festival.

Art Celebrating Equality is bringing young people together with award-winning artists through a wide range of workshops covering contemporary art, photography, digital illustrations, poetry, spoken word and shadow theatre at The Warren in Hull throughout August.

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