'Freedom' is a music and live arts festival, taking place in Hull city centre from the evening of Friday 5th until Sunday 7th September 2014, where many of the events are free.
The family-friendly programme includes more than 200 acts across music, dance, comedy, poetry, spoken word, theatre and more.
The latest additions are Kate Tempest, Riot Jazz, The Abstract Orchestra, Life, Counting Coins, Mother, Tom Skelly, La Bete Blooms, Ming City Rockers, The Black Delta Movement, EndOfLevelBaddie, The Holy Orders, The Hubbards, Affairs, Young Jack, Dead Hormones, Breeze, Keb Darge, Andy Kershaw, Arun Ghosh, Octopus, Claude Deppa, Al Macween, Hannabiell & Midnight Blue, Rhythm Pixies, Spark, A Dread Supreme, Pearls Cab Ride, Kingston Swing, Paris XY, Tayala, Chiedu Oraka, Streaming Lights, The Hillbilly Troupe, King No One, Smiler, Night Flowers, Mighty and the Moon, Bud Sugar, Jody McKenna, The Quicksilver Kings, Carol Ann Duffy, Dominic Berry, Attila the Stockbroker, Alfie Moore, and Sam Harland. Plus Ready Steady Colour, The Grand Theatre of Lemmings, Naturally 7, Chutney in the Street, Urban Playground, C-12 Theatre’s Trolleys and NoFit State Circus.
They join the outdoor spectacular Spellbound, produced by Walk the Plank, Chutney in the Street - a love story performed in a 30-minute street performance, Keelan Phillips - BMX Flatland, Urban Playground – The Inner City, C-12 Dance Theatre’s Trolleys, Delinus-03, Sam Harland meets Alfie Moore (Friday late night comedy), Halo by Flame Oz, Dominic Berry, The Digital Funfair, The Abstract Orchestra, A Dread Supreme, and DJ KebDarge.
This year's line-up includes NoFit State Circus, Roland Gift, Naturally 7, Ruby Turner, Without Walls with Acrojou’s The Wheel House,Theatre Ad Infinitum's 'Ballad of the Burning Star', Bookworks Theatre's 'The Incredible Book Eating Boy' and an opening night in celebration of Nelson Mandela, marking the parallels between Mandela’s work and the origins of Freedom Festival in the fight for freedom and equality.
Outdoor arts experts Walk the Plank have been appointed as this year's Festival Directors.
Many events will be free including the music events across two stages - The Bridge Stage, and The Yellow Bus Stage.
Tickets for ticketed events are available on the link below.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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