Hull International Photography Festival #HIPfest takes over Princes Quay Shopping Centre for a 5th year. New for 2018; successful London show PhotoCity and partners Fujiholics bring fresh excitement to the opening weekend. HIPfest opens at 6.30 on the evening of Friday October 5th with a packed weekend programme. Exhibitions will stay until 28th. 12 exhibitions by award-winning visiting photographers & outstanding local talent, and 50 other events including masterclasses, photo-walks, discussions and a photography trade-show.
Festival highlights include: The POP Exhibition by legendary photographer Brian Griffin, a masterclass by Youtuber sensation Sean Tucker in Hull Minster, the moving “Stranger In My Mother’s Kitchen” exhibition by Celine Marchbank, 50’s Paris fashion and more from the Marilyn Stafford collection, #PhotoCity trade-show & exhibition, ‘A1 Britain On The Verge’ by World Press Award-winning patron Peter Dench and so much more.
Princes Quay is a multi-purpose shopping centre in Hull City Centre, boasting a number of retail outlets, art galleries, a cinema, a bowling alley, soft play and quasar facilities and a range of eateries. Situated on stilts above Princes Dock, the centre is built around a central atrium hosting regular events and community projects. A 1,000 space multi-storey car par is also connected to the centre. Please note: select catering and entertainment outlets remain open until late.