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 stage from August 30 until September 3.

Renowned for its world-class reputation regionally and all across the UK and Europe, Hull’s Freedom Festival returns in 2023 with an exhilarating five-day program. The weekend will be filled with captivating performances, as audiences come together to celebrate a wide variety of performing arts, music, exhibitions and so much more.

The majority of the program is completely free, ensuring that everyone can participate. There will also be a selection of exciting ticketed shows, including extraordinary exclusive UK Premieres and special events, like the much-anticipated Freedom Club at Social on Humber Street.

Mikey Martins, artistic director at Freedom Festival Arts Trust, said “We’ve crafted an experience that caters to all audiences, whether they’re long-time fans or newcomers. We encourage everyone, whether you have attended before or not, to pen the dates into the diary and pop along to enjoy what we have on offer. You certainly won’t be disappointed.”

Key dates for this year’s Freedom Festival:
12th/13th July – Full programme announced online
27th July – Downloadable app and My Festival planner available online
1st August – Print guides appearing at key locations around the city
30th August – Freedom Festival starts

Find out more here