Hull’s 13 Bridges

Hull is top of the list in that no other city has so many opening bridges over such a short distance of navigable river.  There are thirteen bridges and all of them swing or lift to open to river traffic. All the bridges - road, rail or foot - allow not just small pleasure craft, but … Continue reading Hull’s 13 Bridges

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National News

Open Bridges: We are very pleased to get a mention in The Times today.  “Just occasionally things go right and the cynics are confounded. There were plenty of the latter around when run down and much maligned Hull was announced as City Of Culture for 2017. Yet with the year two-thirds over, the results are … Continue reading National News

Music Premiere Composer’s Notes

Open Bridges Hull: For the first time in Hull’s history the city will be split in two when all Hull’s 13 bridges will be simultaneously raised or barriered, momentarily denying the freedom of movement east or west across the River Hull. On September 22nd Open Bridges will signify the vital role bridges play in our … Continue reading Music Premiere Composer’s Notes

Svitzer Valiant

Open Bridges: For the first time in Hull’s history the city will be split in two when all Hull’s 13 bridges will be simultaneously raised or barriered, momentarily denying the freedom of movement east or west across the River Hull. On September 22nd Open Bridges will signify the vital role bridges play in our everyday … Continue reading Svitzer Valiant

SMS Towage Englishman

Open Bridges: For the first time in Hull’s history the city will be split in two when all Hull’s 13 bridges will be simultaneously raised or barriered, momentarily denying the freedom of movement east or west across the River Hull. On September 22nd Open Bridges will signify the vital role bridges play in our everyday … Continue reading SMS Towage Englishman

HMP Humber Prison Poems

Exploring freedom….and freedom withheld Open Bridges includes a series of workshops hosted by Lou Duffy-Howard with creative writers Russ Litten and Christina Lewis who are working with schools, prison, hospice and community venues to explore freedom and the impact of freedoms denied in the world today. Writer Russ Litten and I spent the afternoon working with a … Continue reading HMP Humber Prison Poems

Mustering On The Hull

Open Bridges: On Friday 22nd September three beautiful vessels will muster on the Hull. This is the first time vessels representing 3 centuries will be seen on the Hull together: the Schooner – 18th century, Humber Keel – 19th century and Motor Barge – 20th century. They will be met on the Humber by 21st … Continue reading Mustering On The Hull

Kaleido-Bridges

We’re delighted to be working with Octovision Media, astonishing aerial shots, qualified pilots, breathtaking images, and from Hull. We love this amazing film of Stoneferry Bridges like you’ve never seen before for Open Bridges. Open Bridges: For the first time in Hull’s history the city will be split in two when all Hull’s 13 bridges will … Continue reading Kaleido-Bridges