Events

Delivering surprising, ambitious and imaginative cultural events is what we do best and we know you’re absolutely ready for more.

We will continue to play in Hull’s incredible outdoor spaces and commission artists who create work that connects people and communities.

Here’s what we’ve already got lined up and we promise that there is absolutely more to come.

 

Measures of Life by The Lumen Prize for Digital Art

Rachel Ara, The Ancestor, Courtesy the Artist, 2017

21 July - 30 September 2018

Measures of Life by The Lumen Prize for Digital Art

From 21 July until 30 September 2018, Humber Street Gallery presents Measures of Life by The Lumen Prize for Digital Art, celebrating some of the most extraordinary and innovative art being created with technology.

Measures of Life by The Lumen Prize for Digital Art
BBC Contains Strong Language 2018

Pablo Clark

28 - 30 September 2018

BBC Contains Strong Language 2018

The UK’s biggest poetry and performance festival of new writing returns to Hull in September 2018. Bringing over 30 events to the city over three days, leading poets and world class spoken word artists will take to the stage alongside brand new voices.

BBC Contains Strong Language 2018
Home Town Story

Pablo Clark

28 - 30 September 2018

Home Town Story

As part of BBC Contains Strong Language, Absolutely Cultured has commissioned a new site-specific piece, Home Town Story, a captivating theatrical journey through the back streets of Hull. Discover the poetry and voices that shout from the rooftops, whisper round the corners and echo through the squares.

Home Town Story
Urban Legends: Northern Lights

Chris Pepper

Winter 2018

Urban Legends: Northern Lights

This winter we will illuminate Hull’s architecture, paint the city’s streets with moving animations and celebrate the deep cultural connections between Hull and our Nordic neighbours across the water.

Urban Legends: Northern Lights
Jamie Reid XXXXX: Fifty Years of Subversion and The Spirit

13 October 2018 – 6 January 2019 

Jamie Reid XXXXX: Fifty Years of Subversion and The Spirit

Through his art, music, performance and politics, British artist and anarchist Jamie Reid has become somewhat of a punk icon, rebelling against society’s social and cultural injustices. As part of its 2018 programme, Humber Street Gallery is delighted to present Jamie Reid’s newest exhibition, Black Diary, which will showcase a variety of material spanning several decades from the 1970’s to the present.

Jamie Reid XXXXX: Fifty Years of Subversion and The Spirit
PRSF New Music Biennial 2019

Thomas Arran

12 July - 14 July 2019

PRSF New Music Biennial 2019

Bursts of sounds will guide audiences on a sonic journey of discovery as PRSF New Music Biennial returns in July 2019.

PRSF New Music Biennial 2019