Creative Communities Programme Round-up: October

You’ve partied in the street, sampled Javanese gamelan, celebrated equality and embraced authentic Indian culture, so what’s next from the Creative Communities Programme (CCP)?  

During October, CCP offers something for everyone, from the photography enthusiast to those wanting to delve deeper in to the cultural history of the city. 

Here’s what’s coming up for the rest of the month. 


HANA: International Cultural Exhibition and Dance Performances 

21 October12pm5pm (Free)
Jubilee Central Hull 

The International Cultural Exhibition and Dance Performance is a new event the Humber All Nations Alliance (HANA) is throwing this year, and you’re all invited. 

The event will give people from Hull and around the world the opportunity to express themselves on stage, word, film and photo. HANA has specifically created this platform for local ethnic communities and multicultural artists to share their work. 

Also taking place will be the Hana: International Fashion Show, which will show the colour and variety of traditional clothing a unique combination of fashion and music.


HANA Exhibition and Dance

A Song For Hull 

20 October, 7pm (£15-£50)
Hull City Hall 

The Deep, pattie butties, Amy Johnson, Hull Fair, William Wilberforce and the Bee Lady have are all mentioned in a selection of fantastic poems written by primary school children as part of A Song For Hull.

The poems, written by children aged 8-10 years, from eight schools across the city, will be used to form a special Song For Hull, performed for the first time at a star-studded performance at Hull City Hall on Friday 20 October.

For one night only, G4 frontman Jonathan Ansell, rapper NB (formerly known as Nineties Boy) and Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists The Garnett Family lead 60 local hospital staff and 240 children from eight primary schools in a stunning musical celebration of the city’s talent and ambition.


Hear In Hull  

1-31 October, 10am (Free) 
Various locations 

Everyone should feel that their voice will be heard, no matter what challenges they face. 

One percent of the adult population stammers. Hear In Hull, a project by Artlink in partnership with Humber NHS Foundation Trust, explores their unique voices, through art. 

Challenge your own preconceptions with a new animation from Fuzzfeed’s Peter Snelling, installation and an exhibition of portraits by Hull College students. The multimedia exhibition runs at Artlink throughout October, Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. 


Re-Made In Hull 

1-31 October, 11am (Free)

Re-Made in Hull is a series of educational craft workshops. Set in a pretend factory environment, they are designed to inspire families to make a difference to their community through increased environmental awareness. The workshops dates for October are:

Saturday 28 October 
Monday 30 October 
Tuesday 31 October 

All workshops will take place at the Scrapstore Dairycoates Ave, Hull, HU3 5DB.

Trevor Key’s Top 40

21 Sep – 18 Dec 2017 (Free)
Ings Library, Savoy Road

A selection of Trevor Key’s best work will also be displayed in Trevor Key’s Top 40; a display case designed by British artist Matthew Darbyshire.  

Born in Hull, where he also attended art college, Trevor Key (1947-1995), was a hugely influential and respected photographer who worked primarily in the music industry.

He also worked with bands such as Sex Pistols, Can and New Order – including on the iconic Technique cover and many others.

The exhibition will take place at Ings Library, Savoy Road from until Friday 17 Nov. Please check the library opening times.  

HANA Exhibition and Dance