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Freedom Festival 2016

Freedom Festival 2016 Prepare to be amazed

You’re invited | 2-4 | September 2016

3 days. 200 performances. Artists from over 25 countries. World class art; dance; theatre, street performance, music and so much more. See you there.

As The World Tipped

Hull’s biggest festival event, Freedom Festival – taking place in city centre across the weekend of 2-4 September - reveals details of this year’s eagerly-awaited line up.

A ‘gasp-worthy’ aerial epic, As The World Tipped; one of the UK’s most revered live bands, British Sea Power; entertaining and hilarious family attractions from the likes of Gobbledegook Theatre and The Flying Buttresses; a beautiful, hard-hitting new theatre show, Silence; a must-see from this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hot Brown Honey; new commissions with Hull Dance – and so much more.

Freedom Festival 2016

More than 200 performances can be expected at the flagship event as it celebrates its ninth year, having launched in 2007 to commemorate Hull-born anti-slavery pioneer William Wilberforce.
Renowned international artists from 25 countries, local and UK-based acts and over 20 newly-commissioned works will all feature in this year’s wildly eclectic, family-friendly programme. 

Find out more:

Follow @FreedomFestHull

Facebook /FreedomFestivalHull

Read a blog on the Festival Launch by Freedom Ambassador Kate Ogram


Watch the teaser - a taste of things to come in 2016!