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The latest news from Freedom Festival

Stay up-to-date with all the latest event news. Here you’ll find up-to-the-minute programme information; news from Freedom Festival Arts Trust; blog posts from artists, sponsors and partners and more.


Hull graffiti artists inspire street art scene in Freetown

The artists behind Hull’s first street art gallery – Bankside Gallery –…

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Beyond Words: Ten national artists, ten new artist books exploring themes of Freedom

Ten artists’ books, each exploring themes of Freedom are now available exclusively…

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The freedom of creativity remains firmly rooted in Hull

The momentum of Hull’s creative journey is accelerating as the Freedom Festival…

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Exploring War Through Dance: Jon Beney discusses his Freedom Festival commission

The Way We Were was a dance piece commissioned for Freedom Festival…

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Artists’ Blog: Our OLE experience

Freedom Festival Arts Trust recently gave two artists the chance to experience…

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Announcing Word On The Street!

Freedom Festival Arts Trust is thrilled to announce details of Word On…

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Mikey Martins: “We aim to inspire and support artists in creating new work”

The deadline for artists to apply for two fantastic opportunities with Freedom…

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Freedom Festival team up with Hull Dance to commission two new outdoor dance works for 2016

We are very excited to announce that this year, Freedom Festival in partnership…

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Our new venue revealed

Freedom Festival Arts Trust, together with Wykeland Group and Hull 2017, has…

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