Exploring the River at Eske

Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories - gathering stories to preserve the heritage of the River Hull, its bridges and the people and vessels which have used it over the years. We continued our quest to explore the origins of the River Hull with a sweltering Sunday stroll. Heading north from Hull Bridge we followed … Continue reading Exploring the River at Eske

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Open Bridges Film at Hull Folk Festival

You can see the award winning Open Bridges film on board the Motor Barge Syntan during Hull Folk and Maritime Festival, on 28th and 29th July 2018. The historic and beautifully restored Syntan will be moored in Hull Marina for the festival. There is folk music galore all weekend at the festival, head along to … Continue reading Open Bridges Film at Hull Folk Festival

Mud of the Humber 

Mud of the Humber  by Roy Matthew Heath Where the mud of the Humber goes tumbling past The mouth of the Hull where it meets with the last Of the waters that rise from the chalk of the Wolds Here shanties were sung and tall stories told These men of the river....these wild river men … Continue reading Mud of the Humber 

A River Full Of Stories: Source of the River Hull

Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories We are delighted to introduce our new Open Bridges project. ‘Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories’ which will preserve and publicise the heritage of the River Hull, its bridges and vessels which have used it over the years. To begin - where does the River Hull start? … Continue reading A River Full Of Stories: Source of the River Hull

Open Bridges Film at Nottingham Film Festival

Thanks to everyone who voted for the Open Bridges film trailer. We are very pleased to say it has now been selected from over 1,000 submissions from around the world, and will be shown at the 2018 Bulwell Arts Festival on Sunday 8th July where the overall winners will be chosen. It's open to the … Continue reading Open Bridges Film at Nottingham Film Festival