A River Full of Stories, book launch

It was a special day on Saturday when the culmination of Open Bridges ‘A River Full of Stories’ book was launched at Hull Maritime Museum Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City. It was marvellous that there were so many people there who have contributed stories and photographs to the book. It was a whirlwind for us and went by in a flash, so thank you to everyone who took photographs during the afternoon so we know what went on! Click on the original post to see all the photos and find out more…

Open Bridges

It was a special day on Saturday when the culmination of Open Bridges ‘A River Full of Stories’ book was launched at Hull Maritime Museum. It was marvellous that there were so many people there who have contributed stories and photographs to the book. It was a whirlwind for us and went by in a flash, so thank you to everyone who took photographs during the afternoon so we know what went on!

First off, the book will be available to everyone at all libraries and museums in Hull and the East Riding from October 14th. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the book, museum curator Robin Diaper and staff at the museum.

Have a click through the gallery of photographs by  Syd Young, Jan Anderson and David Morris and thanks to Brett Hambling for the drawing. 

River Full Of Stories dust cover

Thank you to everybody who has contributed fascinating memories, stories and…

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Open Bridges Anniversary Event

It’s the first anniversary of our Open Bridges night on Saturday 22nd September, and we’d like to invite you to the first anniversary celebration.

Saturday 22nd September at Kardomah94, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AN. Doors 7.30 pm, free entry, but please let us know if you are coming.

Celebrating Open Bridges, when for the first time in the city’s history all 13 of Hull’s bridges raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city in two.

There will be a live quadraphonic performance of the Open Bridges music ‘Moments in Time’ by the composer John Stead to accompany the Open Bridges film, made by Humber Film Creative Community, the opening of the new exhibition, and the introduction of the next instalment of Open Bridges, ‘A River Full Of Stories’.

All welcome, free entry but please let us know if you are coming. Click here to contact us

Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard

Open Bridges

Open Bridges Anniversary and introduction to A River Full Of Stories

Saturday 22nd September at Kardomah94, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AN. Doors 7.30 pm, free entry.

Celebrating Open Bridges, when for the first time in the city’s history all 13 of Hull’s bridges raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city in two.

There will be a live quadraphonic performance of the Open Bridges music ‘Moments in Time’ by the composer John Stead to accompany the Open Bridges film, made by Humber Film Creative Community, the opening of the new exhibition, and the introduction of the next instalment of Open Bridges, ‘A River Full Of Stories’.

All welcome, free entry but please let us know if you are coming. Click here to contact us

Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard

Open Bridges Anniversary NightPrint

Open Bridges is an independent Hull/East Yorkshire based project

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