Hull UK City of Culture 2017, details of which are announced today, is a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity that takes its cue from the people, the history and the heritage of a city going through change.
Divided into four seasons, this national celebration draws on the distinctive spirit of the city and the artists, writers, directors, musicians, revolutionaries and thinkers that have made such a significant contribution to the development of art and ideas.
The first season, Made in Hull, will run from January to March, beginning on 1 January with a spectacular opening event over seven days. Throughout the year Hull 2017 will showcase local talent and the vibrant cultural life of the city and the ideas and creativity across the North.
Full theatre and performance announcement press release here
Full film announcement press release here
Full music announcement press release here