CALLING ALL BUDDING ACTRESSES : Leading Ladies Sought For Sci-fi Shorts

CALLING ALL BUDDING ACTRESSES : Leading Ladies Sought For Sci-fi Shorts
April 27, 2017

Calling all budding actresses! Fantastic opportunity for local young talent to play leading roles in sci-fi films being shot in Hull & Aarhus as part of an interactive art project for Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Are you up for a challenge and ready to take your next step in professional acting? The search is on for the best young acting talent Hull has to offer as a casting call launches for the leading roles in a series of sci-fi films being shot in the city.

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Back To Ours Returns – Over Ten Acts In Eight Venues Over Six Days

Back To Ours Returns - Over Ten Acts In Eight Venues Over Six Days
April 24, 2017

Award-winning aerial acrobatics, stand-up comedy, poetry, interactive theatre, live music and sing along films are coming to the heart of Hull’s neighbourhoods for the second in a series of ground-breaking festivals.

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has today announced the line-up of the hotly anticipated May half term Back To Ours (30 May to 4 June) ahead of the tickets going on sale next Thursday (27 April).

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Hull 2017 Memories Captured For Future Generations

Hull 2017 Memories Captured For Future Generations
April 13, 2017

The bike that delivered the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 bid, the storyboard of Made in Hull and feathers from Place des Anges.

These are just some of the items that will be placed in the Hull 2017 archives at Hull History Centre, which was recently awarded Archive Service Accreditation by The National Archives. This will sit alongside digital content, which will be stored in the University of Hull’s secure digital archive.

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Slung Low’s Flood Part Two: Abundance By James Phillips Gets Underway

Slung Low's Flood Part Two: Abundance By James Phillips Gets Underway
April 13, 2017

The first live performances of Flood Part Two: Abundance, the latest chapter in a major new work by the acclaimed theatre company Slung Low, have now taken place as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Directed by artistic director Alan Lane and written by award-winning playwright James Phillips, Abundance is the next stage in Flood, an extraordinary year-long epic commissioned for Hull 2017, which is being told online, live in Hull and on BBC television.

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Last Chance To Visit Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Last Chance To Visit Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
April 13, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents that the hugely popular free exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, closes on Saturday, 22 April.

The touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House has been open since 10 February, but its ten-week run in the East Riding comes to an end at 4pm on Saturday 22 April.

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(In)visible Dancing Comes To Hull UK City of Culture

(In)visible Dancing Comes To Hull UK City of Culture
April 3, 2017

The streets of Hull will come alive with dancing this summer as Luca Silvestrini’s Protein brings its outdoor spectacular (In)visible Dancing to the city as part of UK City of Culture 2017.

The company will work with five Hull-based dance apprentices and five musicians to create the 12th edition of (In)visible Dancing, featuring dance artists, skateboarders, parkour and street performers and a host of performance groups from the region.

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Turn And Face The Strange – The New Show About Rock Legend Mick Ronson

Turn And Face The Strange - The New Show About Rock Legend Mick Ronson
April 3, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Turn and Face the Strange, the new multi-media show about Hull rock icon Mick Ronson, which has its premiere at the Freedom Centre in Hull on 15 August, as part of the Hull 2017 celebrations.

Turn and Face the Strange tells the story of the legendary guitarist, who grew up on the Greatfield Estate in Hull, from his early years with bands such as The Rats, through his ground-breaking collaboration with David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars, to his innovative work as an album producer with the likes of Lou Reed and Morrissey.

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Artist Chris Dobrowolski Brings Hull’s Beaches To The Deep Car Park

Artist Chris Dobrowolski Brings Hull's Beaches To The Deep Car Park,
March 29, 2017

Look Up is a year-long programme of temporary artworks commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017, specifically made for Hull’s public spaces and places, co-curated by Andrew Knight and Hazel Colquhoun.

Hull 2017 is co-commissioning a number of Look Up artworks in partnership with The Deep. Each artwork will be very different, and will take place within different seasons of the Hull 2017 programme.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Now Open Every Sunday

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition In Beverley Now Open Every Sunday
March 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley means that East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced today that the free exhibition will now be open every Sunday for the remainder of its run.

The exhibition closes on Saturday 22 April, so the final Sunday opening will be Easter Sunday (16 April).

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Early-Bird Tickets For The Tidal Waves Beach Festival In Bridlington

Early-Bird Tickets For The Tidal Waves Beach Festival In Bridlington
March 21, 2017

The Tidal Waves team are reminding people wanting to attend the Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival in Bridlington on 9 and 10 June that ‘Early-bird’ tickets, priced at £14 for the Friday evening and £36 for Saturday, are available until 31 March, 2017. Festival tickets for both days are £48.

There are also child tickets available – £20 for the Saturday, or £30 for the full weekend. There will also be a platform for wheelchair users (restricted to 30 plus one carer/friend).

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Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
March 9, 2017

A programme of talks and photography workshops has been announced to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition running at the Treasure House in Beverley until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

Tuesday 21 March will see a talk by award-winning wildlife photographer George Stoyle (current winner of the British Wildlife Photography Award) at the Treasure House, at 6.30pm : ‘Photography in Conservation and Environmental Research’.

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Bond Have Licence To Thrill At WOW Hull

Bond Have Licence To Thrill At WOW Hull
March 8, 2017

Multi-million selling electric string quartet Bond, featuring Hull born Gay-Yee Westerhoff, complete the WOW Hull line-up, Hull UK City of Culture 2017 announced today, on International Women’s Day.

Bond, whose cellist Gay-Yee grew up in Beverley Road, will join fellow Hullensians comedian Lucy Beaumont and actress and writer Maureen Lipman CBE on the opening night of the festival at City Hall on Friday (10 March).

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Richard Durrant Brings Stringhenge To Beverley

Richard Durrant Brings Stringhenge To Beverley
March 7, 2017

Richard Durrant will be making a welcome return to Beverley on Thursday 30 March, 2017, at 7.30pm, for an evening of Richard’s latest musical adventure, in Toll Gavel United Church.

Richard’s latest musical adventure will feature the Uffington Tenor Guitar, built by Ian Chisholm in Suffolk, and a six -string concert guitar built by Gary Southwell in Lincolnshire and made from 5000 year old bog oak.

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Events In March To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

52nd Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Opens In Beverley
March 3, 2017

This month will see more family events to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley running until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

On Saturday 11 March, the Treasure House will host ‘Crazy Cardboard Critters’ from 10am until 3pm.

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