More than 10 exhibitions by award-winning visiting photographers & outstanding local talent, and 30 other events including masterclasses, photo-walks, discussions and a photography trade-show. Hull International Photography Festival #HIPfest takes over Princes Quay Shopping Centre for a 5th year. New for 2018; successful London show PhotoCity and partners Fujiholics bring fresh excitement to the opening weekend. HIPfest opens at 6.30 on the evening of Friday October 5th with a packed weekend programme. Exhibitions will stay until 28th.
Festival highlights include: The POP Exhibition & book signing by legendary photographer Brian Griffin, a masterclass by Photography Youtuber Sean Tucker in Hull Minster, the moving “Stranger In My Mother’s Kitchen” exhibition by Celine Marchbank, 50’s Paris fashion and more from the Marilyn Stafford collection, #PhotoCityHull trade-show & exhibition, Fujiholics Masterclasses, ‘A1 Britain On The Verge’ by World Press Award-winning patron Peter Dench and so much more.
This ambitious festival is organised by volunteers from the local, independent arts organisation, Creative & Cultural Company and will take place in and around the HIP Gallery in Princes Quay Shopping Centre, Hull Minster & Kardomah94. It also includes opportunities for photographers of all ages and levels to participate in a programme of workshops, photowalks and portfolio reviews.
A £5 entry ticket (wristband) gives you access to all exhibitions, discussions, the HIPfest Prize Draw, discounts on site, some great learning opportunities and the ability to purchase workshop & masterclass tickets. This is down from £15 last year. Workshops, master-classes and portfolio reviews require individual additional tickets available on Eventbrite.