Loudhailer Acoustic January 2019

Thanks to everyone who came to kick the new year off into 2019 at Loudhailer Acoustic. We're into our ninth year of Loudhailer Acoustic nights now and it was a lovely night as ever. Super entertaining performances,. highlights including Gifford Rolfe with a lovely new song, Joan Foye's haunting Americana, Catherine Scott's terrific unexpected delivery,  … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic January 2019

2018 in Music – Our Review

Looking back on the music highlights of the year there’s been some terrific gigs we’ve seen, played at, or helped to organise. Read our review below the gallery, but first the photographs tell the story. Click on an image in the gallery to see the full picture and scroll on…   The year started with … Continue reading 2018 in Music – Our Review

Loudhailer Acoustic November 2018

Thanks to everyone who came to the acoustic night on Thursday: Jim Orwin, Catherine Scott, Jeff Parsons and Paul, Gifford Rolfe and Joan Foye, Roy Kibbler and Brian Williams. Everyone played a great set and we had time to go round again for a second set - first time in a long time. Great to … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic November 2018

Open Bridges, the next chapter

A River Full Of Stories is up and running. Last night’s Open Bridges anniversary celebration and launch was a whirlwind. Thanks to everyone who came to join us, it was terrific to have a drink and a chat after the films and music – high five to the whole team and everyone involved so far. R&L

Open Bridges

Thank you to everyone who came to join us for the Open Bridges first anniversary evening and launch of A River Full Of Stories last night. Rich & I spent the afternoon hanging the first installment of the new A River Full Of Stories exhibition with the original Open Bridges exhibition in the theatre at Kardomah94 ready for the evening’s programme. After a drink and a chat as everyone looked round the exhibition the show opened with a lively taster of the River Full Of Stories films of the first memory sharing days on the river and at Hull Maritime Museum.

To celebrate the anniversary, we were delighted to introduce composer John Stead’s live quadraphonic diffusion of his composition, Moments in Time to accompany the Open Bridges film. The beautiful film, edited by Philip Codd was made by 16 film makers on the night at each bridge and from the…

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Celtarabia at Hull Folk Festival 2018

Celtarabia played a storming set to a packed house at the Minerva on Saturday night at Hull Folk and Maritime Festival 2018. Brilliant audience and atmosphere, absolutely loads of fun. Despite the room bursting at the seams the capacity crowd joined in the dancing, it felt like the whole building was leaping up and down. Quentin's … Continue reading Celtarabia at Hull Folk Festival 2018

Loudhailer Acoustic May 2018

Another ace Loudhailer Acoustic evening, uplifting and inspiring. Thanks to all the players - John Gowans and his slide guitar, Roy Lyons and his crescent moon, Jim Orwin's half a peach, Roy Kibbler's special sat nav, Gifford Rolfe and Joan Foye's fine mix of brand new and Red Guitar, Stuart Dainty's Angels and Rivers, Derek … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic May 2018