Freedom Festival

What’s on in Hull – September 2023

There’s plenty still to look forward to as Summer comes to an end in Hull. Take a look at our selections of what’s on in Hull this month.





Freedom Festival 2023 line-up revealed

The wait is over for the line-up for this year’s Freedom Festival in Hull.

Hull’s international arts festival returns with artists and shows appearing on the streets, theatres, galleries and … More


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First look at Freedom Festival 2023

Freedom Festival Arts Trust has unveiled key dates for their highly anticipated summer festival, and offered a sneak preview of the incredible artists set to use the city as a … More







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Freedom Festival is back!

Freedom Festival returns this weekend with an extended 16-day programme.

The Festival, back for its 14th year, will take place in galleries, museums, theatres, empty shops and public spaces across … More


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Freedom Festival 2021 plans revealed

One of the highlights of Hull’s calendar, the Freedom Festival, will return this summer with an extended 16-day programme.

It will run from Friday 20 August until Sunday 5 September.… More



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.

Freedom Festival From … More



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




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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

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
Have … 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 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


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