A Perfect Combination 3

Thanks to everybody involved in the third annual A Perfect Combination fundraising gig for The Stephen Hughes Foundation, presented by Freetownway. Great to work with Andy Richardson and Hazel and Gary Hughes. Thanks to Matt Lund for brilliant sound all day and Mal, Mikey & everyone at Kardomah94 and to everyone who came to watch … Continue reading A Perfect Combination 3

Hull Fast Film

Hull Fast Film made in 1992 by Andy Hazell with soundtrack by Hallam Lewis…

Iconic images and sounds of Hull, the River, barges, pilots, docks, ships and shops, fish and chips, streets, houses, Hull Fair, have a look and explore this fascinating art film, now social history of Hull.

Originally a twin screen film projected onto the outside of the Ferens Art Gallery.

Open Bridges

Hull Fast Film made in 1992 by Andy Hazell with soundtrack by Hallam Lewis

Iconic images and sounds of Hull, the River, barges, pilots, docks, ships and shops, fish and chips, streets, houses, Hull Fair, have a look and explore this fascinating art film, now social history of Hull.

Originally a twin screen film projected onto the outside of the Ferens Art Gallery.

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Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard

Open Bridges made history when for the first time all 13 of the bridges over the River Hull in the UK’s City of Culture 2017 raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city of Hull in two at 20:17 hours on 22nd September 2017.  Historic vessels sailed down the River to be met by 21st century tugs.

Open Bridges is an independent Hull/East Yorkshire based project.

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Bob Wayne + Work In Progress, Hull Yeah

The awesome BOB WAYNE and the Outlaw Carnies at O'Rileys 11/11/18. Cowboy hats off to Work in Progress who opened the show and Freetownway for presenting the evening. Brilliant night. Play the video, it's the Alabama Road Warrior's homage to Hull, HULL YEAH! Photos by Richard Duffy-Howard, click on an image in the gallery to see the full picture and scroll along... Work … Continue reading Bob Wayne + Work In Progress, Hull Yeah

Bob Wayne Live in Hull Yeah!

Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies played  one of our top gigs last year at O'Riley's in Hull, and Hell Yeah, Bob and his outlaw gang are coming back courtesy of Freetownway Productions, this time with support from favourite Hull Americana outfit Work In Progress. Expect a top night of music and stories. Bob Wayne … Continue reading Bob Wayne Live in Hull Yeah!

Halloween Tea Party

Blackbeard's Tea Party home town Halloween gig at The Fulford Arms, York. Packed house, a terrific set of Blackbeard's favourites with some excellent Halloween specials and marvellous costumes to boot. There was musicianship and showman/womanship in abundance, it was a great night. Click on an image in the gallery of Rich's photos and scroll on... … Continue reading Halloween Tea Party

As my sun continues to set

Written after I was hosting the Open Bridges workshops in Dove House Hospice, a very uplifting experience. But it's a personal story. The fragments that will stay until the end. It's all true, except for the very last line... "Shadows lengthen, future days are less, the pale light trips up the horizon as my sun … Continue reading As my sun continues to set