A Pilgrimage From Hull To Beverley – Colossal Artwork Comes To Beverley

A Pilgrimage From Hull To Beverley - Colossal Artwork Comes To Beverley
October 17, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has commissioned a colossal artwork by Gary Saunt, which goes on display free of charge at the Treasure House in Beverley on Saturday, 21 October, as the latest stage of its contribution to Hull UK City of Culture 2017

The huge digital painting – measuring over 20 metres in length – has been produced to celebrate the transformational impact of this cultural event on Hull and the East Riding. Gary’s artwork takes the viewer on a cultural pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull.

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New Exhibition ‘Centre of Attention’ Uses Prosthetics to Create Art

New Exhibition 'Centre of Attention' Uses Prosthetics to Create Art
October 16, 2017

An exciting new exhibition that uses the unique medium of prosthetics to create highly stylised art pieces is being brought to the city by Artlink as part of Square Peg, a diversity and disability arts programme funded by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and backed by its Principal Partner Spirit of 2012.

Working in collaboration with The Alternative Limb Project, Fly Girl Films, Kelly Knox and Omkaar Kotedia, Centre of Attention will showcase cutting edge prosthetic limbs, film, and photography. It opens on Friday 3 November and will be on display every weekend through the month at Hull’s Princes Quay until Sunday 26 November.

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Virtual Reality Transports Audiences To Great Barrier Reef

Virtual Reality Transports Audiences To Great Barrier Reef
October 13, 2017

Virtual reality will transport audiences to the depths of the Great Barrier Reef in supernatural coming-of-age thriller Frogman.

Following previews at Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of the #HullTakeover, the ambitious show, which fuses live theatre with 360 film in Virtual Reality, is coming to C4DI from 1 to 11 November.

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HULL 2017 : Major New Photography Exhibition Puts Hull In Focus

HULL 2017 : Major New Photography Exhibition Puts Hull In Focus
October 11, 2017

Acclaimed photographers Martin Parr and Olivia Arthur from internationally renowned photography collective Magnum Photos take a unique look at Hull life in a new exhibition, Hull, Portrait of a City, that opens at Humber Street Gallery on Friday 13 October.

The photographers, whose work has been shown around the world, were commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 to explore two different aspects of the culture of the city.

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Mother Goose By Britten Sinfonia Coming To Toll Gavel United Church

Mother Goose By Britten Sinfonia Coming To Toll Gavel United Church
October 10, 2017

There are still tickets available for Britten Sinfonia’s presentation of Mother Goose on Saturday, 21 October 2017, at 2pm at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley, as part of the Classically Yours series.

This will be an interactive concert, designed to introduce children to the delights of classical repertoire for chamber orchestra in a fun and collaborative environment.

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Role Of Hull 2017 Volunteers To Be Celebrated Through Art

Role Of Hull 2017 Volunteers To Be Celebrated Through Art
October 4, 2017

The key role played by the thousands of volunteers during Hull 2017 is to be celebrated in a unique piece of artwork.

Anglo-American artist Julia Vogl has been commissioned to create a large, colourful, experimental and engaging piece that will both reflect the diversity and unity of the volunteers who have been part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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RIBA Opens Its Monumental Installation For Hull UK City Of Culture 2017

RIBA Opens Its Monumental Installation For Hull UK City Of Culture 2017
October 3, 2017

A Hall for Hull with ‘Trois Points de Vue’ – a joint commission from The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Officially unveiled to the public on  Monday 2nd October. The monumental temporary installation has transformed Trinity Square with sixteen galvanized steel columns arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster to form a new ‘outdoor room’ for the city.

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Details Unveiled To Support A Cultural Legacy Following City Of Culture Year

Details Unveiled To Support A Cultural Legacy Following City Of Culture Year
September 28, 2017

The organisation set up to deliver Hull UK City of Culture 2017 is to carry on as a permanent national arts company based in the city, it has been announced today.

Building on the success of Hull 2017, Culture Company’s core purpose will continue to be commissioning world-class arts programming aimed at residents and visitors and it will work strategically with partners inside the city and across the UK to cement Hull’s reputation as a centre for culture and creativity.

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Culture Spreads Its Wings In Hull Paragon Station

Culture Spreads Its Wings In Hull Paragon Station
September 26, 2017

A huge flock of more than 100 mosaic birds are set to take flight in Hull Paragon Station.

The incredible artwork is the product of a six-month project that has seen 26 artists join dozens of residents from Hull, the East Riding and Lincolnshire to create this stunning installation.

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High Enterprise Coming To East Riding Leisure Haltemprice

High Enterprise Coming To East Riding Leisure Haltemprice
September 25, 2017

The LitUp Festival presents an exciting newly commissioned exhibition and performance by Hull- born artist Patrick Coyle at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, as part of the ‘Out of this Word’ programme.

‘High Enterprise’will be at one of the UK’s busiest Leisure Centres from Thursday, 28 September to Friday, 3 November.

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A Sign Of The Times At Humber Street Gallery

A Sign Of The Times At Humber Street Gallery
September 24, 2017

Navigating the nation’s road network is made easier with satnavs and smart phones in 2017, but the extra information to be found on road signs can be invaluable to drivers and other road users.

In a celebration of these design classics that have been gracing our roadsides for over 50 years, next month Humber Street Gallery is hosting an exhibition curated by MADE NORTH’s Patrick Murphy of reinterpretations of those classic circles, triangles and squares by leading designers and artists, including Sir Terrance Conran, Betty Jackson and Sir Peter Blake.

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Unique Shop Of Poems Is Opening In Hull This Weekend

Unique Shop Of Poems Is Opening In Hull This Weekend
September 22, 2017

Over the last few months, Polish poet Bohdan Piasecki has been taking his Pop-up Poetry Station around Hull, gathering stories and writing poems with the local Polish community as part of Hull Gada.

Form Sunday 24 September to Saturday 30 September his work will be displayed in Princes Quay at Hull Gada Shop of Poems offering a glimpse into this foreign world, steeped in art and culture, just a language away.

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HULL : Turning The Idea Of Play On Its Head

HULL : Turning The Idea Of Play On Its Head
September 22, 2017

A Hull 2017 Business Club member is celebrating its part in the creation of a unique exhibition installed in the city centre.

In collaboration with various partner organisations including London-based Silo Studio, Humber Galvanizing provided its hot-dip molten zinc treatment to 16 artistic pineapples, 15 of which have been installed on the façade of the Humber Street Gallery.

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Full Back To Ours Line-Up And More Black Grape Tickets Announced

Full Back To Ours Line-Up And More Black Grape Tickets Announced
September 18, 2017

A Mercury Prize-winning singer-songwriter, award-winning hip-hop theatre, and a feast of beastly films, as well as a secret gig, complete Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s Back To Ours line-up.

Badly Drawn Boy, Skin and Picture House join Black Grape, Bedtime Stories, Once Upon a Pillow Fight and Drip during the autumn half term holidays for the family festival which takes world class arts and culture to people’s doorsteps across the city. Plus, a critically acclaimed character will be making a special guest appearance at the William Gemmell Social Club.

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The Dyslexia Portrait – Photography Exhibition Celebrates Dyslexia

The Dyslexia Portrait - Photography Exhibition Celebrates Dyslexia
September 14, 2017

Former football manager Sam Allardyce, BBC antiques expert Jonty Hearnden and soprano singer Anna Devin are among the subjects of a photography exhibition celebrating dyslexia, launching in Hull next month.

The Dyslexia Portrait by Hull photographic artist Miranda Harr will open at Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull, on 2 October to coincide with Dyslexia Awareness Week (2 – 8 October).

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