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Freedom Festival Arts Trust

We bring thousands of people together through our annual festival and year-round artistic and creative programme of performances, installations, talent development programmes and targeted participatory work to excite, inspire, challenge, empower and provoke.

Not only do we produce Hull's famous Freedom Festival, were also develop new projects and events that can take place outside of the annual festival period, for example The Hull Vigil by Joanne Leighton in 2021 and The Awakening festival in Spring 2022.  

We celebrate Hull’s independent spirit and extraordinary heritage working closely with artists, creative organisations, the private sector, academic partners, third sector organisations, families, individuals, and community groups to deliver year-round creative activity and a world-class annual arts festival.

We believe it's important to generate and nurture new ideas, so we are passionate about supporting artists to develop ideas and reinvent art forms. We believe in supporting people from all walks of life to explore the arts as we believe that the arts are central to the well-being of our society.


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