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The full-scale replica of Amy Johnson’s Gipsy Moth crafted by prisoners of HMP Hull during Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has found a new home in the city.
The plane was originally installed in Paragon Station in February last year as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme during the Made in Hull season. Since then it has welcomed around 30,000 people a day, including the Queen, Sadiq Khan and Goldie. Now it is set to move next door to St Stephen’s shopping centre for a year.
It is estimated that around 100,000 children run away from home every year. Hull-born Niall Ransome, member of Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre Company, explores this important issue in FCUK’D: an alternative show for the festive period, backed by Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
Dealing with themes of abandonment, loyalty, family, and the real experiences of young working-class lads in Britain today. Drawing on his experiences of growing up in Hull, in FCUK’D Niall tells the brutal and heartfelt story of a teenage boy who kidnaps his younger brother in an attempt to flee his decrepit council flat and escape his daily encounters with the authorities.
Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF) – the creative studio that explores human perception through bleeding edge tech – is set to unleash its latest virtual reality (VR) art installation, A Colossal Wave!, on Hull UK City of Culture 2017, from 1 to 10 December.
Commissioned by the British Council in collaboration with pioneering Canadian artists (Presstube, Dpt. and Headspace), the MLF-spearheaded installation is an artistic extravaganza that combines the latest innovations in interactive and interconnected VR with computer graphic ‘voice fruit’ artworks generated by the public, Newton’s theories of cause and effect, a giant sculpture and a thought-provoking message about marine pollution.
Bricks from The Sixteen Thousand, the hugely popular art installation currently on show at Unit 1 @TheDock, adjacent to C4DI in Hull, are to be retained as part of the regeneration of the Fruit Market, it was announced today.
The Sixteen Thousand is a unique Hull 2017 learning and participation project involving around 150 nursery schools, early years’ settings and children’s centres in Hull.
Internationally renowned photographer Martin Parr will announce the winners of the Hull Beermat Photography Festival at Kardomah94 later this month.
Parr will reveal the 20 images that will be printed onto beermats throughout Hull, as well as giving a talk about his life and work.
Artists are to take over the Ferens Art Gallery, the home of Turner Prize 2017, for a unique evening of celebration, creativity and fun.
Turner//Return is a special late event, which will take place on Thursday 16 November and see the gallery transformed with live music, dance, film screenings, as well as workshops, tours and talks by artists, curators and writers.
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.
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.
A song celebrating Hull’s culture, history and talent is being released with the help of hundreds of schoolchildren and a few famous faces.
The project, Song for Hull, has brought together talented young singers from across the city to perform with stars Jonathan Ansell, The Garnett Family and rapper NB on the record marking Hull’s historic year as City of Culture.
Health organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire are once again joining forces to present the biggest showcase of healthcare and innovation from across the region.
Organised by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), East Riding of Yorkshire CCG, City Health Care Partnership CIC and Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the 2017 Hull and East Riding Health Expo will this year take place at Hull City Hall on 19 October.
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.
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.
On Wednesday 4 October Alex Beard, Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House, and Peter Mather, BP Group Regional President for Europe and Head of Country UK will share insights into the running of two of the world’s leading organisations.
Hosted by Martin Green, Hull UK City of Culture’s Chief Executive and Director, Alex and Peter will explore the synergies between the two companies that may appear to have little in common but have enjoyed a long-standing relationship for almost 30 years.
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.
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.
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.
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).