March 8-18, 2017

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What's on when at Heads Up Festival.


Where: Indigo Moon Studio Theatre, Scrapstore Studios, Dairycoates Avenue, Hull, HU3 5DB

When: March 8-12. 2.00pm & 7.30pm.

Tickets: £10/£5

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We Got Tickets - Heads Up Festival: Shakespeare versus Moliere


Where: Children's Library, Hull Central Library, Albion St, Hull, HU1 3TF

When: March 9-11. Various times.

Tickets: £10 per child accompanied by adult

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Eventbrite - Neverland


Where: Ferens Studio, Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RA

When: March 10. 7.30pm. March 8. 8.30pm.

Tickets: £15/£10

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Hull 2017 - Bucket List


Where: Ferens Studio, Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RA

When: March 11. 4pm.

Tickets: £5

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Hull 2017 - Icons


Where: Kardomah94, 94 Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AN

When: March 12. 7.30pm.

Tickets: £8

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Eventbrite - An Evening With Neil Shand


Where: The Old Bib, Hull Central Library, Albion St, Hull, HU1 3TF

When: March 16-18. Various times.

Tickets: £10/£8

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Eventbrite - Reassembled, Slightly Askew


Where: The New Adelphi Club, De Grey St, Hull, HU5 2RU

When: March 18. 8.30pm.

Tickets: £10/£8

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Eventbrite - The Rave Space

Heads Up Latest

All of the latest news and blog posts from Heads Up Festival.

Bucket List: Powerful tale of revenge

Following a hit Edinburgh Festival Fringe run at the Pleasance Dome where it won a Spirit of the Fringe Award, the internationally acclaimed Theatre Ad Infinitum bring the epic tale of one Mexican woman’s fight for justice to Heads Up Festival on March 10 & 11) as part of the Women of the World (WOW) […]

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Heads Up Festival returns in March 2017

Hull’s Heads Up Festival returns on March 8, with a heady mix of the most exciting, challenging theatre and peformance. The festival runs until March 18 and also includes special festival preview production Spirits of the Sea (February 14 and 15). Heads Up is produced by Ensemble 52 in partnership with Battersea Arts Centre and sees […]

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Review: Whistles and cheers for She Productions

There are two things guaranteed to pull a Hull audience, writes Michelle Dee, and that is local heritage and local music. So it seems with a packed house for the final night of Heads Up before the festival looks to 2017. It’s Different Girls is a new musical about Hull group Mandy and the Girlfriends […]

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Review: ‘Nothing’ explores the issue of teen suicide

Responding to Hull’s new status as a filmmaking hub, Ensemble 52 – traditionally a theatre company – has taken a move closer to the world of film, writes Michelle Dee. The company’s short film debut ‘Nothing’ featuring Christopher Colquhoun begins to explore the issue of teen suicide, from the viewpoint of those left behind. Inspiration […]

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Review: Twisting turns of Bellow Theatre

You never see the twist coming, mark of a good storyteller that, writes Michelle Dee. On one side of Bellow Theatre’s Bare Skin on Briny Waters, is the rather fanciful ‘Sophie’ played by Maureen Lennon. Sophie is wrapped up in fabled tales of Scheherazade with a marriage steadily going south. On the other side sits […]

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Review: Heads Up Introducing with John Godber

Which film would the third most performed playwright in the country pick as the one that has influenced him the most? The voice of Hull culture Michelle Dee went along to Kardomah 94 to find out. Apparently the smart money had been on Sharknado 2. I’m sorry shark fans but that was never going to […]

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