Something Out Of This Word Is Heading To The East Riding This Autumn

Something Out Of This Word Is Heading To The East Riding This Autumn
August 19, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is delighted to announce a large-scale programme of events called Out of this Word as its fourth and final event as a Principal Partner of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

‘Out of this Word’ brings top writers, poets, playwrights, artists and musicians from across the UK to the East Riding to celebrate the power of language.

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Sing for Freedom in Bridlington This Coming Sunday

Sing for Freedom in Bridlington This Coming Sunday
August 14, 2017

Remarkable Arts and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have organised a free music event at Bridlington Spa on Sunday 20 August, as part of the Active Coast programme.

Bringing Hull UK City of Culture 2017 to East Yorkshire, “Sing for Freedom” is a unique, one-off music event for anyone – no cost, no audition, no age limit.

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Classically Yours Brings Top Musicians To Beverley This Autumn

Classically Yours Brings Top Musicians To Beverley This Autumn
August 9, 2017

Classically Yours – one of the key events in the East Riding’s celebration of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 – continues this autumn with more events across the area.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Orchestras Live have joined forces to bring orchestral music to venues across the East Riding. Thanks to a grant from Arts Council England, and investment from the council – which is a Principal Partner in Hull 2017 – and Orchestras Live, Classically Yours will see some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, coming to the area.

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Olympic Legacy Celebrated At Sports Event

Olympic Legacy Celebrated At Sports Event
August 4, 2017

The sporting achievements of men and women who attend day services from across the East Riding have been celebrated at a three-day sports event.

The East Riding Legacy Games, which were first launched in 2012 to tie in with the London Olympics, saw competitors take part in a range of track and field events including athletics, wheelchair racing, Frisbee golf, and tennis ball throwing.

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Exhibition Explores Visual Culture And HIV As It Is Today

Exhibition Explores Visual Culture And HIV As It Is Today
August 4, 2017

An exhibition inspired by gay cruising saunas and sex clubs that were closed by law during the AIDS crisis in the 80s and 90s will launch in Hull this month.

British artist John Walter will transform Artlink’s gallery space into a multi-media, multi-sensory and immersive show, exploring the relationship between visual culture and HIV today.

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Hull To Go Back In Time To The 70s

Hull To Go Back In Time To The 70s
July 26, 2017

Hull will be heading back to the 70s next month for a nostalgic walk down memory lane as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, and organisers want you to be a part of it.

Why Couldn’t They be Like We Were on the Marfleet estate will look back at how things used to be back in the 70s and how things have changed since on Saturday August 26 between 12 – 3pm at Sure Start Children’s Centre.

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Nature of Animals Tests Local Schools Wild Life Photography Skills

Nature of Animals Tests Local Schools Wild Life Photography Skills
July 18, 2017

From Saturday 22 July, 2017, and throughout the summer holidays, the Treasure House in Beverley will be hosting a display of pictures from the recent ‘Nature of Animals’ Schools Photography Competition.

During the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition held at Beverley Art Gallery earlier this year, schools across the East Riding were invited to take part in a wildlife photography competition.

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HULL 2017 : Nicholas Cullinan Returns To Yorkshire

HULL 2017 : Nicholas Cullinan Returns To Yorkshire
July 14, 2017

The outstanding curator, art historian and Director of the National Portrait Gallery, Dr Nicholas Cullinan, will be in conversation with Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Chair Rosie Millard, discussing the journey from inspiration to creativity on Wednesday 19 July.

Born in Connecticut, U.S. in 1977, Nicholas Cullinan grew up in Yorkshire before studying History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where he was awarded First Class Honours for his B.A., distinction for his M.A. and where he also gained his PhD.

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Hull To Host Its First Ever Music Industry Conference

Hull To Host Its First Ever Music Industry Conference
July 12, 2017

Prominent figures from the music industry are coming from all over the UK to take part in Hull’s first ever music industry conference.

The two-day event on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 August will see professionals including artists, technicians and producers discussing what it means to be part of the music industry in 2017.

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Hull Boozer To Centre Stage As Greatfield Celebrates 60 Years

Hull Boozer To Centre Stage As Greatfield Celebrates 60 Years
July 6, 2017

Greatfield in Hull will take centre stage this month with a string of fantastic exhibitions and events celebrating the Hull estate’s 60th birthday.

Greatfield’s month in the spotlight begins this week with Creative Aspirations – an exciting exhibition of art and craft work designed and created by the students of Aspire Academy.

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Regions Museums Awarded Major Funding And National Portfolio Organisation Status

Tales From The Treasure House - February Fevers
June 29, 2017

The Humber Museums Partnership, led by Hull Museums, with partners North Lincolnshire and the East Riding, is delighted to announce it will become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and receive over £3.9m in funding. The partnership is currently one of only 21 Arts Council Major Partner Museums in England.

Arts Council England has announced the next wave of funding to support arts, culture and libraries sector across the country and has awarded the Humber Museums Partnership £3.9m over the next four years between 2018 – 2022.

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An Electric Fence Set To Go ‘Live’ Inside Hull Minster

An Electric Fence Set To Go ‘Live’ Inside Hull Minster
June 27, 2017

A provocative and interactive art installation exploring barriers within our society is set to appear at Hull Minster throughout Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s Freedom Season.

The Electric Fence, inspired by the everyday experience of people facing hate crime around the world and the dark horrors that have resulted throughout history, will be open to the public at Hull Minster in Trinity Square from 4 July through to the end of September.

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HULL UK 2017 : Footy Fanatics Get On The Culture Train

HULL UK 2017 : Footy Fanatics Get On The Culture Train
June 26, 2017

A group of lifelong football fans have worked together to ensure their beloved Hull City plays a part in the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 celebrations.

The group are putting the final touches to plans for an exhibition of classic Tigers’ kits, which will go on display from Monday 3 July.

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Art Brings People Together In East Hull

Art Brings People Together In East Hull
June 23, 2017

Different generations are coming together to share their stories using art.

Young people in the Ings area of Hull have created a graffiti mural which will go on display as part of a creative and memorable pop-up exhibition this weekend.

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Pride In Hull Adds More Names To Bewitching Line-Up

Pride In Hull Adds More Names To Bewitching Line-Up
June 21, 2017

Pride in Hull are delighted to announce that Irish pop sensations B*Witched and drag superstar La Voix will be entertaining audiences in Queen’s Gardens on Saturday 22 July as part of Pride in Hull’s spectacular show that kick-starts Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s LGBT 50 week.

The latest additions are joining an already packed line-up featuring Marc Almond, Sonia, Cleopatra and many more.

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