Write to Speak Featuring Kate Fox and Scarlet Lights at Hull Truck on Wednesday 16th September 09
Yorkshire's first theatre based spoken word night will be returning to the studio space at Hull Truck theatre
on Wednesday 16th September. Featuring Hull's very own Scarlet Lights on the back of their hugely successful
Edinburgh Fringe run with their show Retail is Detail, and Radio 4's Kate Fox with her witty topical poems.
Edgy, dynamic and sometimes shocking, Write to Speak will challenge and entertain - leave your
preconceptions at the door.
Scarlet Lights - A Hull based theatre company. They have performed at the
Edinburgh Fringe festival for the past two years and are set to become a major force on the UK comedy scene.
Retail is Detail is their new show and traces the antics of the different characters in a local supermarket, a farcical look at the perils of life on the shop floor.
Brilliant. Familiar characters that make you cringe and plenty of laughs to be had:
Kate Fox - Kate Fox is a stand-up comedian, poet and journalist. She has been a
Poet in Residence on R4's Saturday Live for a year, writing topical poems and performing them for 2 million listeners once a month. She has performed stand up comedy and poetry gigs all over the world.
News, Arts National Write A Poem About the News Day 2009 with Kate Fox
Here's a chance for all you poets out there to reach a wider audience. thisisUll.com would
like to encourage as many local writers as possible to take part in this national event.
Instead of just tutting at what's on the news, everyone in the country is being asked to write a poem
about it. The first ever national Write a Poem about the News Day is launched on Wednesday June 24th.
News, Arts The Humber Mouth Literature Festival 2009
The Humber Mouth Literature Festival takes place in Hull between June 20th and July 7th 2009, presenting a wide range of events featuring authors, speakers and artists from the UK and around the world.
The festival celebrates literature, language and text-based arts, combining author events with special commissions and community projects, and builds on a year-round programme of literature development activities.
News, Arts Caffeine Nights Publishing Signs New Authors
Caffeine Nights Publishing is pleased to announce the signing of two
new authors to its fold. Crime fiction author, Nick Quantrill and
Neuroscience thriller author, Greg Dawe are the first signings for the
Kent based publishing company. Quantrill's novel, Broken Dreams - a gritty
urban crime thriller set in Hull, amid a background of local government
corruption and murder, is the first novel featuring Quantrill's new private
detective, Joe Geraghty.
News, Arts Picture Perfect with Hull College School of Art and Design BA Photography Degree Show - Friday 5th to Saturday 20th June 09
The Hull School of Art and Design BA Photography Degree students will be exhibiting their diverse array of works at The Red Gallery, Osbourne Street.
Experience first hand this explosion of new, emerging talent from Hull College students by visiting the exclusive preview taking place at 6.00pm - 9.00pm on Friday 5th June, where visitors can enjoy FREE drinks
News, Arts Creative Vision Photography Exhibition - Friday 5th to Saturday 13th June 09
Photography has, over the past few years, become a more and more popular past time for many people across the globe. Aside from the millions of people who now call it a hobby or a pastime the many genres of photography play a vital role in the lives of many people who have forged a career or intend develop one in this field.
The Creative Vision photography exhibition aims to show off
News, Charity - HERIB Mind Body & Soul Day ... Sunday 31st May 09 ... Ramada, Willerby
Are you a new business trying to promote your great products and services, or an established business looking for some fresh exposure?
If so, HERIB are delighted to provide you with the chance to show what you have to offer at our Mind Body & Soul Day on Sunday 31st May at the Ramada Jarvis in Willerby.
News, Arts Wednesday 27th May 09 - Write To Speak ... Spoken Word At New Hull Truck Theatre
Write to Speak is Yorkshire's first theatre based spoken
word/poetry event taking place on 27th May, 29th June and 15th July.
The first night, on May 27th will feature Joe Hakim and Mike Watts,
with support from Mandi Lowe. Taking performance poetry by the throat,
this show will be an unflinching observation of life in the twenty-first
century, an acerbic happy slap in the face of spoken word.
News, Community - East Meets West
The Youth Voluntary Club, Hull Kung Fu met the Shaolin Warriors for the first time on Saturday 25th April.
The instructors (Mike Mitchell, Odette Mitchell and Laurence Newton) have trained in Beijing, China for many years in order to bring back the traditional Art of Kung Fu and Tai Chi to young students in the Hull and East Riding area.
News - Here's (Humber) MUD in Your Eye For Creative Businesses By Julian Woodford
Sarah Humphreys, of Hull School of Art and Design, Mal Williamson, HumberMUD founder, and chief executive of Engage Now, with HumberMUD member Lucy Bateman.
An educational partnership is proving there's much more to Humber mud than you would imagine.
Yorkshire & Humber East Lifelong Learning Network (YHELLN) is putting its weight
News, Community - St Stephen's to Celebrate Primary School Enterprise Initiative
Reel Cinema and St Stephen's Shopping Centre will be hosting a special event
on Thursday 30th April to celebrate the first success stories of the award winning
Make £5 Blossom scheme.
St Stephen's has been working in partnership with Kingston-upon-Hull City Council
sponsoring the revolutionary Make £5 Blossom schemeRead more...
News - Get Fit and Lose Weight Army Style
British Military Fitness Classes in East Park, Hull. Get fit outside - feel good inside
A new way of getting fit is about to start in East Park, Hull. British Military Fitness (BMF) classes
commence at 7pm on Monday 27th April with classes continuing on Wednesday at 7pm and Saturday at 10am.
News - Hull and East Riding Green Party Statement on G20 Police Violence
The Green Party of Hull and East Riding abhors the unnecessarily aggressive police tactics used to marshall the legitimate G20 demonstrations on 1st April in London.
The Green Party upholds the right to peaceful demonstration. In this case people had gathered to show their distress at the consequences of irresponsible banking practices.
News, Charity - Great North Run: 15 Guaranteed Places
Calling all runners and aspiring runners, HERIB, your local charity for blind and partially sighted people, have 15 GUARANTEED PLACES for the GREAT NORTH RUN and are looking for volunteers to undertake this inspiring challenge!
The Great North Run is the most popular half marathon in the world, and one of the most exciting events in the sporting
News, Arts Studentfest 08 Winners Films at This Years Leeds, Reading, Latitude and Hull Short Film Festivals
Winners of Studentfest 08 will have their work shown at three of the year's
big festivals. The winning films by Daniel Boyle, Andrea Malaskova, Loran Dunn, Zahid
Chohan, will also be shown at the Hull International Short Film Festival on
Tuesday 21st April 1pm-2.30pm at the Reel Cinema, Hull, (subject to approval from the festivals). This year's line up includes:
News, Arts Local Heroes Film and Photographic Exhibition: The Courtroom - Hull Maritime Museum
Open to the public: Saturday 28th March until Monday 22nd June 2009
Pupils from Maybury Primary School present Local Heroes, a
photographic and film exhibition part of the award winning Campaign!
Make an Impact project.
Campaign! Make an Impact is a British Library led project developed in
partnership with Hull Museum Education.
The project provides young people with the opportunity to explore historic campaigns,
News, Politics - Jobs Plan Can Help Defeat Extremist Danger In Our Region
Shan Oakes, Green Party European election candidate claimed today that a new economic direction can help prevent extremists from bringing race hatred and public disorder to the region.
Shan Oakes said, 'Some politicians intend to undermine the European
Parliament elections in June by using them to spread race hatred. Across Europe,
News - Clearsilver Designs Logo for Charity
Clearsilver gave its time and resources to design a logo for the St Stephen's for Teens charity partnership, which unites St Stephen's Shopping Centre and Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology Unit at Castle Hill Hospital, in their fundraising efforts.
Clearsilver MD Louise Leach said, 'I am delighted that we are able to donate our expertise and experience to make a substantial contribution to such a worthy cause.
News, Politics - The Green New Deal: How not to do it
Today's government announcement of 400,000 'green jobs' misses the point of
the Green New Deal, the Green Party said today.
On hearing the plans, Martin Hemingway, lead candidate for Yorkshire and
the Humber for the European Elections, said 'Green Party Leader Caroline
Lucas co-authored the Green New Deal proposals launched in July 2008.
It has taken Gordon Brown nearly 8 months
News - BBC and Gaza Protest - Saturday 7th February, 1pm
In light of the continued refusal by BBC hierarchy to air the Gaza Appeal, Hull PSC has decided to hold a protest there this Saturday.
This will be at 1pm at the BBC Queens Gardens entrance and will replace the advertised boycott on Whitefriargate.
Tony Benn: 'To deny the help that the aid agencies and the UN need at this moment in time
is incomprehensible and it follows the bias in BBC reporting of this crisis, which has been widely criticized.'
News, Community - Helping Hull Children to Blossom
St Stephen's Shopping Centre is working in partnership with Kingston-upon-Hull City Council on a revolutionary scheme to help primary school children develop enterprise skills for the future.
Make£5 Blossom was launched at 9.30am on Monday 2nd February 2009 at a ceremony at the Guildhall. Lord Mayor of Kingston-Upon-Hull city council Cllr Elaine Garland opened the ceremony.
News - Bouncers Move In To Control Audience As Sewell Convention Takes To The Stage
The Sewell Convention took on a dramatic twist this year at Hull Truck Theatre. The two-day event recognises Sewell Group staff's hard work and achievements and brings together teams of employees from across the entire group of companies.
On day one of the convention, Sewell Retail staff enjoyed a customer care masterclass with leading international speaker Nicky Paterson,