ERT Call On The Government To Increase Theatre Funding

ERT Call On The Government To Increase Theatre Funding
June 29, 2020

Public Campaign For The Arts is a grassroots campaign set up to support theatres and arts organisations across the nation, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

They are calling on people of all ages and backgrounds to come together and call on the government to help our creative industries survive.

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A Classical Culture Treat On The Big Screen At Vue Hull

A Classical Culture Treat On The Big Screen At Vue Hull
February 25, 2020

Three brilliant pieces of classical entertainment are just some of the big screen events coming to Vue Hull in March. 

On Tuesday 17 March, Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio comes to the big screen. This new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, is an uplifting story of risk and triumph.

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£4.3m Queens Gardens Plans To Go On Display

£4.3m Queens Gardens Plans To Go On Display
February 21, 2020

Plans for the £4.3m Queens Gardens refurbishment are to go on display as part of a public consultation in Trinity Market.

The plans incorporate modern, eco-friendly features including electric charging points, the introduction of plants and trees to increase the gardens’ biodiversity and the incorporation of designs and functions that will allow the area to be used for flood alleviation.

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WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day

WorkwithSchools Offer Rip-Roaring Prize For World Earth Day
January 16, 2020

WorkwithSchools, a York-based supply teaching agency, is offering local primary schools the chance to win a rip-roaring prize.

They are giving schools in the area a chance to win a class trip to see the highly acclaimed Lion King at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in May for a matinee performance.

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First Casting Announced For Dennis & Gnasher The Musical!

First Casting Announced For Dennis & Gnasher The Musical!
October 29, 2019

British actor Rory Maguire will star as Dennis in Selladoor Family and Beano Studios’ new stage production Dennis & Gnasher The Musical! The show will be at Bridlington Spa for eight performances from Tuesday 28 January.

Rory is currently starring as Gerard in American Idiot (UK Tour & New Zealand). His previous theatre credits include Summer Holiday (UK Tour), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Avalon, Canada), Mamma Mia (UK Tour), Peter Pan (Greenwich Theatre & Rickmansworth), George’s Marvellous Medicine (88 London Road, Brighton), Grease (BKL), Ushers (Arts Theatre & Edinburgh Festival), Aladdin (Brighton Emporium) and Shrek (UK Tour).

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Miss Rachael’s School Of Dance Open New Studio In Beverley

Miss Rachael’s School Of Dance Open New Studio In Beverley
September 19, 2019

Miss Rachael’s School Of Dance have opened their own studio in Beverley. Owner of the business, Rachael Mellins says the move will allow the school to expand on the number of classes offered.

Located at Waltham House on River View Road, the venue features two dance Studios. To celebrate the move those with links to dance school were invited to a special opening ceremony.

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BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back

BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back
August 22, 2019

Tickets for BBC Contains Strong Language, which takes place in Hull September 27th-29th, 2019, are available to book via Hull Truck’s website from Friday 23rd August at 10am.

The three-day festival of national poetry and spoken word returns to Hull following two successful years in the city. Contains Strong Language is produced by the BBC in partnership with Wrecking Ball Press, the British Council, Arts Council England, the Makassar International Writers Festival and others.

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival To Feature Performing Arts From Hull

Edinburgh Fringe Festival To Feature Performing Arts From Hull
June 2, 2019

This summer, Hull is heading back to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as Absolutely Cultured’s Hull Independent Producer Initiative.

The Hull Independent Producers Initiative supports and develops Hull’s performing arts sector through training and mentoring. Also, it helps by championing emerging theatre companies living and working in the city.

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Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp

Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp
January 29, 2019

A performance of the dramas of a life at sea and in the words of a former fisherman is to come to Hull for the first time.

The dramatic ‘Swinging the Lamp’ will take place at Ferens Art Gallery on Saturday 9 March, 7pm and is part story-telling, part theatre and part folk music, evoking life as it was in the fishing communities of Hull and Grimsby and remembering the life of skipper Jim Williams.

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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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FCUK’D: New Show By Hull Writer And Director Niall Ransome To Open In London

FCUK’D: New Show By Hull Writer And Director Niall Ransome To Open In London
November 30, 2017

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.

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A Performance Of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night By The Three Inch Fools

A Performance Of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night By The Three Inch Fools
June 23, 2017

A performance of William Shakespeare’s comedy ‘Twelfth Night’ by the Three Inch Fools set in the stunning grounds at Burton Constable Hall.

The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props, costumes and camping gear, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays.

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