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The latest news from Freedom Festival ARTS TRUST

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.


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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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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Making a splash! Freedom ’16 rated an overwhelming success

Visitors flocked to Freedom Festival, Hull’s international arts festival, this weekend to…

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2016 Review – Kamchatka

Kamchatka - a review, by Freedom media volunteer Ruby Keable Over the…

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2016 Review – Silence by Teatr Biuro Podróży

Our media team volunteer Ruby Keable saw the haunting Silence by Polish…

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2016 Review: Danbor Talka / Clash of Drums

Check out Freedom Maker Will Taylor’s brilliant review of ‘Danbor Talka’ which…

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Why you should see ‘The Cube’

The Cube by Circa69, aka artist Simon Wilkinson, offers perhaps one of…

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Acclaimed actor Samuel West to perform at Freedom in ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’

It's been revealed today that actor and director Samuel West, star of…

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My take on the Freedom Festival Programme Launch

Read how Freedom Festival launched the 2016 program through the eyes of Freedom…

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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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