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Fair Winds and Following Seas

Presented by The Broken Orchestra featuring Vicky Foster

Photo credit: Dan Urben

Immerse yourself in a completely unique and intimate sensory experience whilst following a pre-determined route along the River Hull with this unique opportunity to re-imagine the ever changing landscape through music and words.

Your journey will be accompanied by an original musical soundscape written by The Broken Orchestra and poetry from Vicky Foster, explore an everyday world in a completely different way.

Please note this activity takes approximately 60 minutes to complete and is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately and bring comfortable footwear. We strongly recommend that this experience is enjoyed individually. This is a site specific experience only and designed to be experienced fully during the presenting festival or event hours, due to support staff which guide the participant through the route.

Due to high demand for this event we please ask that you book a time slot in advance here, this experience will only be available for a limited audience.

ACCESS: There is an option of a level route throughout. If you would like further information about the route or have any access queries please call 01482 214036 or email

NOTES: On booking you will be emailed further details about the performance which you can also view here. Just to let you know you will need a smartphone for this performance (so you want to make sure it's fully charged) and are welcome to bring your own headphones.  You will also need to download the Fairwinds app, which can be done in advance, however you will be shown how to do this at the performance.

TICKETS: Tickets will go off sale online at 11am the day before the performance. After that time they can be booked at the pop up Box Office in Queens Gardens or at Hull Truck Theatre.    

Commissioned by Freedom Festival Arts Trust in partnership with Hull Yorkshire’s Maritime City. With support from ACE project funds and BBC Blue Room.

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Wed 28 Aug, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thu 29 Aug, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fri 30 Aug, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sat 31 Aug, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun 1 Sep, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Starting @ Scale Lane Bridge (Map Ref 18)

This is a FREE event.

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