Hull Literature Festival 2004 
 the humber mouth  19th June - 4th July 2004

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The Humber Mouth Literature Festival 2005 will take place at various locations in Hull between June 18 and July 3, 2005.

City Arts E-news
Wednesday, 9 February 2005
Humber Mouth Festival 2005 - Funding Applications
Hull City Arts Unit

City Arts E-news
Thursday, 20 January 2005
Humber Mouth Arts Grants
Hull City Arts Unit

Press Release
Thursday, 20 January 2005
Humber Mouth Literature Festival 2005 Programme Taking Shape
Hull Press Office

City Arts E-news
Thursday 13 January 2005
Special Commissions 2005
Hull City Arts Unit



Tuesday, 20 July 2004
Reviews by Toni

Festival Review
Friday 2nd July
Increpacion Danza: Tablao
Hull New Theatre

Festival Review
Monday 28th June
Soulskin presented by Red Ladder
Ferens Art Gallery

Festival Review
Sunday 27th June
An Englishman's Home Performed by Richard Vergette
Hull Truck Theatre

Festival Review
Saturday 26th June
Straw Dogs: John Gray's Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals
Hull Truck Theatre


Monday, 5 July 2004

Festival Review
exhibitions & other projects
Illegal Media: Mute/Record and A Bastard's Tale
Online: www.illegalmedia.org/

Festival Review
exhibitions & other projects
Zoo & Logical Times
Audio magazine


Friday, 2 July 2004

Festival Review
Thursday 1st July
Ruth Padel: The Soho Leopard
EICH Gallery, George Street


Wednesday, 30 June 2004

Festival Review
Tuesday 29th June
Hijinx Theatre: Into My Own
Hull New Theatre

Festival Review
Monday 28th June
Soulskin presented by Red Ladder
Ferens Art Gallery


Monday, 28 June 2004

Festival Review
Sunday 27th June
Tim Hunkin: Illegal Engineering
Hull Truck Theatre, Spring Street

Festival Review
Saturday 26th June
Straw Dogs: John Gray's Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals
Hull Truck Theatre, Spring Street

Festival Review
Saturday 26th June
Brian Patten: Gargling With Jelly
Hull Truck Theatre, Spring Street

Festival Review
Friday 25th June
The Audience: The Worst Seat in the House
Hull Truck Theatre, Spring Street


Friday 25th June

Benedict Allen
Friday 25th June, 7.30pm
Hull Truck Theatre

01482 323638
£5/£4

Worst Seat in the House
Friday 25th June, 9.30pm
Hull Truck Theatre

01482 323638
£4/£3


Friday 25th June

RED LADDER PERFORMANCES NEXT WEEK

Soulskin by Esther Wilson
directed Wendy Harris
composer Ivan Stott, designer Leslie Travers
video artist Boris Cruse, movement Faroque Khan

Chrissie is 15 and lives with her Grandmother.. She hasn’t seen her mum in years. On the eve of her 16th birthday, she waits for the meeting that could change everything. Walking into the future is hard. This is about finding the courage to do it amid a blur of fantasy, memory and reality.

A brilliant new work with an original sound track and evocative film imagery. Suitable for anyone 13+.

Touring:
Monday 28th June – Ferens Art Gallery Live Art Space
Tuesday 29th June – Maybury Youth Centre
Wednesday 30th June – Bransholme Astra Youth Centre
All performances start 6.30 pm

"Superb, hard hitting and attention grabbing - not only a splendid piece of theatre, but a powerful tool for influencing lives." Reviewsgate.com

Themes/ issues in the play:

  • displacement & not fitting in
  • accepting who you are and not conforming
  • learning to take responsibility for oneself
  • being different and not being 'it'
  • young person having to support mother who drug misuses.
  • 3 generations of women i.e. Grandmother/ mother/ daughter and their complex relationship
  • a small amount of strong language

Red Ladder also provide:
After show chatbacks
Resource material for young people

For more info and bookings please contact Ruth Drake, Youth Arts Co-ordinator, 01482 616804


Friday, 25 June 2004

Special Commission
The Book is Always Better Than the Film
A collection of essential advice, pearls of wisdom and lessons learnt from the lives of older people in Hull, to pass on from their generation to the rest.


Thursday, 24 June 2004

The City Arts Unit and Yorkshire Dance are pleased to present
Increpación Danza
with their haunting new production TABLAO

Hull New Theatre
Friday 2nd July, 7.30pm

Box Office 01482 226655
Tickets £12.50, Concessions £10, Ask for special party rates
Special rates for schools and colleges (20 or more £6.50, in teacher in 20 free)

Following the success of their sell out tour of Yorkshire in 2003, Barcelona based Increpación Danza are back with Tablao. With over ten years of experience in uniting the traditions of Spanish Ballet, Flamenco and Contemporary dance. Increpación Danza invite you to taste the language that has brought them success and recognition all over the world.

Articulated like an open musical game, Tablao is a classic masterpiece, a flirting with clichés and folklore, a truly passionate insight into Flamenco dance.


Wednesday 23rd June

Festival Review
Simon Crump: My Elvis Blackout
The Lamp, Norfolk Street


Monday 21st June

Festival Review
Geoff Dyer: Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered To Do It
Pave, Princes Avenue


Tuesday, 15 June 2004

Into My Own
Hijinx Theatre's show for adults with learning disabilities and the community

Hull New Theatre
Tuesday 29th June 2pm

Box Office 01482 226655 Tickets £1

Hijinx is one of the UK's leading companies, with twenty one years experience of producing theatre for people with multiple and severe disabilities and their wider community. They offer the thrill of live theatre; bringing to life characters, themes and issues which are relevant, challenging and inspiring. Learn more about them at http://www.hijinx.org.uk *

Into My Own is an inspirational play dealing with issues of interdependence, breaking ties and moving on. Ann is left alone - separated from her mother for the first time. Her brother has good intentions, but when it comes to the crunch, can he help?

Hijinx Theatre produce a background information pack which will be available to group leaders on the day of the performance and which will enable effective follow-up work to the play. The production is suitable for anyone aged 16 and over and although the play has been produced for people with learning disabilities, it can be enjoyed by all.

Doors open at 1.15pm on Tuesday 29th June at Hull New Theatre for a 2pm start. Into My Own lasts for 1 hour. Hull New Theatre has disabled access and toilets and a hearing loop .

Further information available from Maggie Hannan on 01482 616 961 (voice) .
Tickets (£1) can be reserved by contacting the Box Office on 01482 226655.


Thursday, 10 June 2004

TRAVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

International journalist and photographer Lee Karen Stow will be leading a travel writing workshop in Hull Central Library on Saturday 19th June 11am – 5pm.
Lee Karen Stow has visited around 40 countries in the last six years and has had work published by The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Express on Sunday, CNN Traveller, The Express on Sunday, Wanderlust and others. Learn about travel writing and develop your journalism skills.
Free. Call 01482 619661 to reserve a place (booking essential).

BUILDING CULTURAL BRIDGES: DRUMMING WORKSHOP

Discover the art of Sufi drumming with musicians and storytellers Kahijah Ibrahim, Oluseyi Ogunjobi and Fosuwa Andoh. A loud physical and fun workshop suitable for all ages.
Saturday 19th June, 3 – 5pm. EICH Gallery, Derek Crothall Building, University of Lincoln Hull Campus, George St.
Free. Call: 07930 173324


Wednesday, 2 June 2004

The Humber Mouth Festival brochure is now available to download

Adobe PDF document

Humbermouth 2004 Festival programme
Adobe Acrobat Document

 humbermouth_2004.pdf  19 Pages 1.53 MB

 

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