Ricardo the Astral Bard & Captain Lou Loudhailer

Our friend, artist Gary Saunt brought us a present last week. It's his painting of us as our Loudhailer Electric Company alter egos. So here we are, the real Rich & Lou and Ricardo the Astral Bard & Captain Lou Loudhailer. Thanks Gary! Rich and Lou Duffy-Howard – Visit our Home Page

Celtarabia at Beverley Fringe Festival

Celtarabia gigs are always loads of fun with everybody dancing the night away to the rhythms and grooves and of Quentin's hurdy gurdy fusion tunes. This was the first gig without my buddy Mandi on hammer dulcimer, while she is away doing a musical #lejog interlude, and although I missed her, fear not Zebedee stood … Continue reading Celtarabia at Beverley Fringe Festival

‘Stunning’ Open Bridges film showcase at Beverley Art Gallery

Very pleased that the Open Bridges film with musique concrete soundtrack will be screened at Beverley Art Gallery (in the Beverley Treasure House) from tomorrow. If you call into the gallery you can see it – and a whole galleryful of art – free of charge, normal opening times, late opening til 8pm Tues and Thurs.

Here’s the trailer:

Find out more at the link…

Open Bridges

Press release from East Riding of Yorkshire Council issued on behalf of Open Bridges: ‘Stunning’ Open Bridges film showcase at Beverley Art Gallery

A ‘stunning and unique’ film documenting the day Hull was split in two by the Open Bridges project will be screened in the Art Gallery at Beverley’s Treasure House this month.

The 20-minute film, which is free to view and open to the public in normal gallery hours, will be on continuous loop from Thursday, May 10th until mid-June as part of a new display.

Produced for Open Bridges by Humber Film, the film is a multi-camera aural and musical documentary showing how all 13 of Hull’s bridges were raised, swung or closed simultaneously for the first time at 20:17 hours on the autumnal equinox 2017, splitting the city in two during Hull City of Culture’s Freedom Season.

The project was a logistical and artistic…

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Capturing the East Riding

Rich's photograph of Jeff Parsons and Edina Molnar at Loudhailer Acoustic was picked to be shown in the Capturing the East Riding at Work, Rest and Play touring exhibition. We went to see the exhibition at Beverley Treasure House today and I spotted Rich's photograph the moment we walked into the room. Not only does … Continue reading Capturing the East Riding