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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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Freedom Festival helps pioneer extraordinary circus

What happens when you combine circus and street arts with new technologies?…

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Students go beyond words at local library

Ten new books by national artists, each exploring themes of Freedom are…

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365 days of Freedom – Arts Trust looks ahead to 2018

As this incredible year starts to draw to a close and we…

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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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The festival that never stops: In-year programme details announced

It may still be more than five months away, yet preparations for…

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Word On The Street returns following sell-out launch event

Tickets are being snapped up for new spoken word programme Word On…

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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’s Blog: A fascinating week in Freetown

Hello everyone, Last week, was one of the most bewildering, awe-inspiring and…

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Freedom heads to Freetown

Freedom Festival’s Artistic Director and Chief Executive Mikey Martins is part of…

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