Freedom Festival

5 things not to miss at Freedom Festival 2020

Freedom Festival returns this weekend with a special online programme that will be broadcast via the BBC.

Bringing together internationally renowned artists and local talent, this year’s festival features robot … More



Freedom Festival From Home 2020 programme announced

Hull’s annual Freedom Festival will bring a flavour of its international arts festival direct to homes this September, with a programme broadcast digitally and via the BBC.

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Freedom Festival in Hull goes online in 2020

Freedom Festival Arts Trust has announced that the city’s annual Freedom Festival will not take place outdoors in September as planned, but will instead go online.

This year’s festival will … More


Hull names win big at White Rose Awards

Some of the city’s most popular names and businesses are celebrating today after winning big at the UK’s largest tourism awards – the White Rose Awards 2019.

The Deep, Hull … More




Freedom Festival is now in its 12th year. Picture: Tom Arran

Stage is set for Freedom Festival 2019

The 12th edition of the award-winning Freedom Festival returns to Hull today.

Artists from across the world are converging to delight, challenge and mystify audiences with jaw-dropping circus, weird and … More




Hull Street Food Nights visitors can win free parking for a year.

What’s on in Hull this August

Thursday 1 August

Wild Challenge Trail
Join the RSPB to learn which animals call the museum gardens their home. Museums Quarter gardens. 11am – 3pm. Free, drop-in.

Brilliant Buoyancy
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Freedom Festival 2019 line-up revealed

The line-up for the 12th annual Freedom Festival has been unveiled.

And this year, the international arts programme has been expanded to five days.

From Wednesday 28 August, Hull will … More


Freedom Festival will take place over five days this year. Picture: Tom Arran

Freedom Festival expands to five days for 2019

Hull’s award-winning Freedom Festival is returning for its 12th year with an extended arts programme spanning five days.

The celebration of art, community and humanity will once again converge on … More


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