A charity that helps the visually impaired is hosting an exhibition of equipment and services for the community to see the work it does.
Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind (HERIB) is opening its doors on Tuesday 20th March 2012 between 10am - 3pm to the general public.
There will be a wide range of exhibitors, demonstrating equipment, providing help and advice and answering questions on everything from magnifiers to talking computers.
The exhibition is a great opportunity for people with sight loss, their families, carers and professionals who work with visually impaired people to learn more about the wide range of services, help and products that can assist them.
For more information, please contact Julie Woolley at HERIB on 01482 342297.
News, Arts Cottingham Drama Festival - Call for Submissions
September 2012 will see the return of the Duck's Bill Drama Festivalin Cottingham.
Last year's inaugural event at the Duke of Cumberland, Market Green featured eight performances and was a roaring success as virtually every show was a sell-out, with acts travelling from as far as London to take part.
This year, we at Penny Duck Theatre Company aim to make it bigger and better.
News, Arts Liberation - Three Dozen Writers Showcased from Scratch - At Fruit, Tuesday 11th October 2011
Scratch@Fruit #5, Tuesday 11th October. Tickets £3 on the door (or from Fruit website).
A host of new writing will take centre stage again at the now-regular Scratch@Fruit event. The fifth event takes the total of writers who have had work included as part of the script-in-hand evenings to 36.
Event curator, playwright Dave Windass,
News, Arts Liberation - An evening of Spoken Word at The Ropewalk, Barton-Upon-Humber Saturday 8th October
Introducing Barton Upon Humber's own Lady Blah Blah in an evening of Spoken Word
also featuring Joe Hakim and Mike Watts with support from local poets PLUS Open Mic
Ropewalk, Saturday 8th October, 8pm
Tickets £3 on 01652 660380 Liberation is North Lincolnshire's first theatre based local spoken word night,
News, Arts Hull Film Presents Glimmer 2011
Glimmer 2011 - Hullss 9th International Short Film Festival takes place from 6th - 9th October with screenings and related events in six different venues across the city.
Hull Film located in the Danish Buildings 44 - 46 High Street Hull, is dedicated to the exhibition and creation of short film as a crucial art form in its own right. Each year Hull Film presents Glimmer an International Short Film Festival
News, Arts Hull College Graduate to launch Dance Summer School By Michelle Dee
A Hull based entrepreneur will be running a Glee style Dance Summer School during August, ahead of launching her own Dance Academy. Leanne Kirkhamwho graduated in May 2011 from Hull College with a BA Honours Degree in Dance has worked tirelessly in order to set up the new Professio Dance Academy located in Hull city centre.
Originally from Blackpool,
News - Trekking for Action Medical Research: A New Challenge! By Maria Watt
I came back from an 11 month travelling trip in July 2009 that took me to Africa, Australasia, and South East Asia. During that time, all the creature comforts we take for granted such as clean running water were not guaranteed!
In my time away I worked with HIV orphans in Tanzania and taught in a rural Fijian village school, the less seen side of these popular tourist destinations. Basic healthcare comes at a premium here,
News, Arts Local Musicians Need a Local Business to Help Children's Charity By Dave Fox
When local singer/songwriter Sharron Nicholleasked me if I wanted to help her to record a 5 track CD for a local children's charity, I thought, 'Why not?'. I'd worked with Sharron before in Dance-Fusion band, Hot Minute and acoustic duo, Raw Element s, so we soon fell into a routine and the songs came together in no time.
Most of the recording went without a hitch until we started work on a song
News, Arts Hull Poet, Joe Hakim's Debut Collection Available Now By Tim Roux
Joe Hakimis a performance poet and a writer. He is also involved in Hull Truck theatre with the Write to Speak sessions with Mike Watts, another excellent Hull-based poet.
I have read some of his work on thisisUll.com, and he has a couple of poems in the excellent new poetry collection, Hull Connection, edited by the always superb Peter Knaggs (get hold of copies of his The Slab series - where he calls himself
News, Arts Mapping The City
During the month of May, Leeds based arts company Slung Low will be inviting Hull audiences to a night of groundbreaking immersive theatre. The show called Mapping the City will run for four consecutive nights 4th-8th of May 2011. It has been written especially for Hull, using Hull as its inspiration, by celebrated playwrights, James Phillips, Mathew David Scott and Jenny Worton .
Mapping the City is described in