‘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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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

Loudhailer Acoustic April 2018

Thanks to everyone who came to Loudhailer Acoustic last week, great audience and fab sounds, it really was an ace night. It's auricula time of year so Rich & I opened the show with a couple of new Auricula Suite songs and Dexter jumped on the stage and joined in with some very nice violin. … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic April 2018

Nick Harper K94 Hull

How fantastic to welcome the sensational Nick Harper to play a solo show to a full house at Hull's Kardomah94 as part of his '100 Things' 20 date sell out tour. To celebrate his collection of around 20 albums Nick invited requests from his back catalogue of 100 or so songs. He charmed the crowd … Continue reading Nick Harper K94 Hull

Open Bridges Exhibition Extended to Saturdays in February

Due to popular demand the Open Bridges exhibition inside Hull’s Scale Lane Bridge is extended to Saturdays during February (3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th) 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. Free entry. All welcome, come and have a look round, we’ll be there.

Open Bridges

Due to popular demand the Open Bridges exhibition at Scale Lane Bridge is extended to Saturdays during February (3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th) 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. Free entry. All welcome, come and have a look round.
Scale Lane Bridge
The exhibition covers all elements of Open Bridges and art photography exhibition of Open Bridges images inspired by Horst P Horst Patterns From Nature – ‘Engines and Insects’. 
Open Bridges made history when for the first time all 13 of the bridges over the River Hull raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city of Hull in two at 20:17 hours on 22nd September 2017 during Hull City of Culture’s Freedom Season.
The idea of Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard, Open Bridges was a logistical first and was the culmination of 18 months of meticulous planning and preparation. Delivered by an all Hull based team to manage the different elements, Open Bridges…

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A Ghostly View

A ghostly view of Open Bridges Hull – excerpts of Moments in Time, the world premiere of the live musique concrete diffusion for Open Bridges by John Stead. Autumn equinox 2017

Open Bridges

Open Bridges Hull – excerpts of Moments in Time, the world premiere of the live musique concrete diffusion for Open Bridges by John Stead. Autumn equinox 2017

A ghostly view of the world premiere of the new acousmatic composition for Open Bridges. Electro Acoustic Ensemble director, John diffused the live music featuring found sounds of Hull bridges in octophonic sound to a full house at Hull’s Stage@TheDock, where the River Hull meets the Humber Estuary, in the shadow of the iconic buildings, The Deep, The Tidal Barrier, Millennium Bridge and the C4Di building. 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 at 20:17 hours on the autumnal equinox 2017 during Hull City of Culture’s Freedom Season. Thanks to Simon Coope for his phone video clip, Graeme Oxby for the cover photo, and Phil Codd for…

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