#Hedfest22 – Hedon Festival Programme

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#Hedfest22 – Hedon Festival – Friday 3 June 2022 (as part of #HM70 and #PlatinumJubilee FREE Celebrations in Hedon)

1.00pm Carnival Parade. Assemble at top of Ivy Lane/Market Hill in Hedon. (From 11am on Market Hill join the Carnival Arts Pop-up Parade station to try on costumes and get kitted out for the parade. Children need to be supervised by adults).

THEME FOR PARADE: Royals and Rulers – Real & Mythical

Dress to the theme! Enjoy the atmosphere, mood and sounds of the carnival as the parade snakes its way around Hedon. A touch of Rio de Janeiro comes to our ancient town!

Parade Route: Church Lane, New Road, St Augustine’s Gate, right into Magdalen Gate, right onto Baxtergate, right at Fletchergate. Along New Road. Left onto Drapers Lane and Far Bank.

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1.45pm Far Bank – Inter-Pubs Tug of War Competition!

2.00pm Far Bank – Bands, Entertainment, Children’s Rides, Stalls, Food & Beer Tents.

2.00pm Stage at Far Bank opens. Runs until close at 10pm

Line-up – (Note: Subject to change):

  • 2.00pm – 2.25 The Humble Bard
  • 2.30pm – 2.50 Nicole Fewster
  • 3.00pm – 3.40 Ramble Gamble
  • 4.00pm – 4.40 The Listening Club
  • 5.00pm – 5.35 The Finest Hour
  • 6.00pm – 6.45 Soul Patrol
  • 7.15pm – 7.45 Cuba Drive
  • 8.30pm – 10.00 From Gold to Rio

FROM GOLD TO RIO – THE GREATEST HITS OF SPANDAU BALLET & DURAN DURAN

Two of the UK’s most iconic bands will be brought to life in one power-packed show!

With over 20 top 10 hits the show will feature non-stop classics including Gold, Rio, True, The Reflex, to name a few, guaranteed to leave the audience shouting for more!

So, if you’re a Duranie, a Spandie, a Wild Boy or a Soul Boy, then this is something you don’t want to miss!

Stage managed by Africa Studios (Hull).

2.00pm Stage at St. Augustine’s Church opens. Runs until close at 9.30pm

Line-up – (Note: Subject to change):

  • 2.00pm Beth Pilling
  • 2.30pm Katrina Rae
  • 3.00pm Pete Clarkson
  • 3.30pm Rob Bywater
  • 4.15pm Kobe Allenby
  • 5.00pm Ed James
  • 6.00pm American Daughters
  • 7.00pm Brodie Milner
  • 8.00pm Tom Gorringe
  • 9.00pm Sam Connolly

Stage managed by Africa Studios (Hull).

3.00pm and 5.00pm The Spoken Word at Haven Arms

3pm – 4pm

Open Mic – 30 minutes for any budding street poets to take to the stage.
Peter Knaggs  – is a Hull writer/editor and workshop leader, the author of five poetry books, and has taken prizes in many competitions, including the National and Forward Prize. He is currently working on a novel to follow up the million-selling “Every Day is a Hawaiian Shirt Day”
Jimmy Andrex
– co-founded Red Shed Readings, makes radio for ELFM and has been on the BBC 6 music. Last summer he performed “Stupidity is Not The Problem” and “Billy Baggins There and Back” a modern adaptation of The Hobbitt. Recently he wrote and performed Tree Talk for Wakefield Word Fest. He is currently promoting a book/album “9 Displacement Activities”.

5pm – 6pm

Helen Rice – A Sheffield poet, her work is funny, touching, honest, reflective, sensitive and holds up a mirror to our changing world.
Stan Skinny – A Sheffield power box of lyrical absurdity served with musical whimsy in a hat of heart warming originality, energy and a fox paw of glamour. A must see!
Ian Winter – Winner of numerous slams, he throws words at you like a madman throwing eggs at Cathedrals, in a rollercoaster of emotion of a beautifully observed world tinged with love and the comedic.

Five, different, very entertaining performers that will make you laugh, cry, think, and ask for more.


DOWNLOAD your Hedfest Handy Guide – print the guide text, then print the map on the reverse. Fold twice, and you have your guide ready to use on the day.

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About Ray Duffill

The Hedon Blog 'Beat-Blogger'. Bringing 'hyperlocal' news to local people; better informed, engaged and active local communities! Email: rayduffill@hedonblog.co.uk

Posted on March 24, 2022, in Carnival, Hedfest, Programme, Spoken word and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. RAMBLE GAMBLE are now playing the 3pm – 3.40pm slot.

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