John Bede Valentine (1941 – 2020) Hull Theatre Photographs

An exhibition of photos of Hull Arts Centre, Humberside Theatre and Hull Truck Theatre productions from the early 70s now on display at Hull Truck Theatre Hull Truck Theatre’s 50th anniversary programme focuses on all the people who have supported and contributed to the theatre, including the many talented artists who have kept it at the heart of Hull’s creative core for half a century. One of those talented artists was photographer John Valentine, who left…

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Creative Coffee Mornings at Hull Truck Theatre

This March Hull Truck Theatre is hosting a series of Creative Coffee Mornings to welcome communities back to the theatre who may have been most isolated during the pandemic. We are delighted to be welcoming audiences back to the theatre, not only to experience live performances on our stages but to enjoy the open spaces and take part in activities that make us a hub for local communities. We recognise that over the last couple…

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World premieres and a celebration of jazz icons – Hull Jazz Festival returns to Hull Truck Theatre in November

Hull Jazz Festival returns to Hull Truck Theatre from 10th – 13th November, celebrating jazz icons from the past 100 years alongside a spotlight on new music, with a strong focus on its home city. The festival opens with a double bill celebrating the 50th anniversary of cult British gangster movie Get Carter. A film screening followed by the world premiere of pianist and Hammond player Wendy Kirkland’s new arrangements of Roy Budd’s iconic score. Wendy’s joined by her trio and…

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Read more about the article Hull Truck Theatre are delighted to open their doors with an exciting new programme of socially-distanced shows as part of their Homecomings Season
The Greatest Play photo courtesy Savannah Photographic

Hull Truck Theatre are delighted to open their doors with an exciting new programme of socially-distanced shows as part of their Homecomings Season

Hull Truck Theatre will be safely welcoming audiences back to their Ferensway home with a summer programme of drama, music, comedy and family shows, following a year of closure. Headlining the Homecomings Season are three powerful monologues focused on love, loss and identity. All three of the monologues will also be available online, both as live streams and on demand, ensuring all audiences continue to have access to great theatre. The theatre have been working…

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Read more about the article Hull Truck Theatre are Setting The Stage to welcome audiences back to the building this summer
Setting The Stage

Hull Truck Theatre are Setting The Stage to welcome audiences back to the building this summer

Hull Truck Theatre are working with up-and-coming Yorkshire-based theatre designer, Caitlin Mawhinney to bring the theatre building back to life ahead of re-opening to audiences this summer after a 15-month period of closure. The artistic intervention entitled Setting The Stage will begin to grow over the coming weeks and be visible through the windows of Hull Truck Theatre’s iconic building on Ferensway for audiences and passers-by to enjoy. As Covid restrictions begin to ease, the theatre…

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Read more about the article Hello World! Wheels in motion to welcome families back to The Big Malarkey Festival this summer
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Hello World! Wheels in motion to welcome families back to The Big Malarkey Festival this summer

Preparation is underway for the return of Hull’s much loved family festival, The Big Malarkey, this summer. Hosted by Hull Libraries, the team is hoping to bring a smile to people’s faces and welcome families back with an invitation to come together to celebrate and experience the magic of The Big Malarkey Festival. After a year in which books and imagination provided escapism for all ages, The Big Malarkey Festival will bring together well-known authors…

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Garlands galore with Bloomin’ Hull

Hull-based community group #WeMadeThis are pleased to announce the launch of Bloomin’ Hull, the postponed second edition of their city-wide flower garland trail on Saturday 22 August, when hundreds of handmade garlands will go up in 37 locations across the city to brighten up the cityscape. The trail was originally due to go live at the end of March, but then Covid-19 threw a spanner in the works. Miranda van Rossum, coordinator, says: “Of course…

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