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This website is here to promote anything non-offical happening during the Hull City of Culture 2017 year. Maybe you’ve been working on a project to celebrate the culture of Hull, but haven’t been able to get funding from the official organisation for some reason. This website is here for you, all ideas are welcome as…

Throw in your ideas!

At the beginning of 2016 Tony Devonshire of Hull Road, Anlaby Common got some of his fantastic ideas for City of Culture printed in the Hull Daily Mail. The Mail were very happy to print a full page article (see below). According to Tony, they are willing to publicise people’s ideas, so if you have…

Social knitworking for 2017

Take out your knitting needles. It’s time to start expressing the love for our city through arts and crafts to create closely knit city for 2017 and beyond! How about some yarn bombing? One year ago this weekend, a group of mystery yarn bombers clothed the mermaids of the fountain on the Boulevard with hats…

Yarn bombs away!

12 Amazing Pieces of Yarn Bombing Here’s an article I found online recently. For anyone new to yarn bombing, it’s a relatively new phenomena. It’s basically where a group of knitting enthusiasts get together to knit item to cloth objects and street furniture  rather than people. In fact, we’ve already seen some examples of yarn…

Now Venn creatives!

If you’re looking for another outlet to promote your artwork for 2017, here’s a place for you. Get in touch to add your work, and use this website as an extra online venue to reach your audience.

Dadaists (and you?) to perform at fest!

Revolutionary Anarcho Panto Comedy La Punky Rock Street Theatre group Anarchy Dada invite ANYONE to perform ( just act daft ) in the street or at a local market with them! Be a Weird-Oh.. a Zombie.. a Big Daft Apeth.. Anarchist.. Randy Builder or anything you desire ect. Make your own costume… workshops to be…

It’s time to get creative!

Stuart Maconie: “The privileged are taking over the arts – without the grit, pop culture is doomed” With school music spending down and the benefits system crippled, the voices of pop have lost their bite. By Stuart Maconie It takes chutzpah to gainsay Richard Hoggart, especially on class and pop culture. But when he wrote…

All contributions welcome!

All contributions welcome, any ideas no matter how weird or wonderful. Get in touch to promote your ideas for 2017.

Countdown 333

Following on from us mentioning Carol Osgerby’s excellent Hull and East Yorkshire history blog yesterday, here’s a photo to mark 333 days until Hull 2017. Hull trawler Etonian H333 returns to St. Andrews Dock. Facebook  Twitter Credit: fleetwood-fishing-industry.co.uk/

Daily Hull & East Yorks history archive, 365!

Local history enthusiast Carol Osgerby has a daily blog on Facebook and Twitter giving details of events from the rich and varied history of Hull and the East Riding. It’s a work in progress at the moment, but it’s aiming for an item for each calendar date of the year by 1st January 2017. It…

Chances to get involved

There are plenty of chances to get involved with UK City of Culture says Calvin Innes.   (Credit: Hull Daily Mail 30-01-16). You can contact Calvin at calvin.innes@hulldailymail.co.uk. Calvin Innes on the web.