The Godber Theatre Foundation, which helps young people from Hull and East Yorkshire break into the theatre industry by offering them mentorship, exclusive masterclasses, workshops and invitations to events is now open for applicants for its 2022/23 year.
HEY! Volunteering is on the lookout for new volunteers to help support expansion into the wider region.
The programme, which launched for Hull’s tenure as UK City of Culture in 2017, is taking on new recruits for the first time in two years.
The Godber Theatre Foundation, which helps young people from Hull and East Yorkshire break into the theatre industry by offering them mentorship, exclusive masterclasses, workshops, and invitations to events is now open for applicants for its 2021/22 year.
The iconic City of Culture volunteering programme has received funding for a further three years from Spirit of 2012.
The programme, which was fundamental to the success of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and has continued to be run by Absolutely Cultured since 2018, will now be hosted by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) as part of plans to increase its impact in the wider region.
The £4.3m Queens Gardens refurbishment is set to feature a number of permanent art installations that will celebrate and bring to life Hull’s rich maritime past.
The installations, from internationally-renowned and award-winning artists Katayoun Dowlatshahi and Heinrich & Palmer, will include a new seating area in the Peace Garden, integrated artworks on new amphitheatre-style seating, as well as maritime-inspired installations and lighting along the boundary of the gardens.
Leading contemporary artists, Heinrich and Palmer, have created a new and stunning visualisation of one of the most popular objects in the Hull Maritime Museum’s permanent collection.
Lumen Prize-nominated artists behind the ‘Ship of the Gods’ at Hull Minster as part of Absolutely Cultured’s Urban Legends and Northern Lights, Heinrich and Palmer have been commissioned to create new and innovative public artwork to reflect the city’s rich maritime history.
Model City is an immersive audio installation that will take over King Edward Street this February half term.
In this playful, yet thought-provoking soundscape by BAFTA award-winning composer Dan Jones, the children of Hull will take listeners and passers-by to alternate realities.
A travelling exhibition revealing the hidden histories of the Humber Bridge will get underway this week.
The exhibition is part of the Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge project – an oral history project which aims to capture the stories of people whose lives’ have been shaped by the iconic, Grade One listed structure.
Throughout October and November, Absolutely Cultured are launching Model City, a ground-breaking new project, supported by NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group, that will co-create high-quality arts and culture with young people from across the city. The project will culminate in an outdoor event in the city centre in February next year.
The children of today will be the town planners, architects and decision-makers of the future and will decide how we live, what our cities and spaces look like and how we interact with them.
The British Council, in collaboration with Absolutely Cultured, is launching an international mobility bursary for Hull-based emerging cultural leaders.
The funding will see £12,500 distributed as individual bursaries of up to £1,000 which are available to enable an international opportunity that will support professional development for emerging cultural leaders working in arts, education and civil society (including third sector, charities and community-based organisations).