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#Hedfest22 – Hedon Festival Programme

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#Hedfest22 – Hedon Festival – Friday 3 June 2022 (as part of #HM70 and #PlatinumJubilee 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, Fairground, 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 The Arkut Brothers
  • 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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#Hedfest18 Updates to the Printed Programme

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Updates to Programme Sat 7 July 2018

 

Craig & Willoughby at #Hedfest18

International songwriters and performers Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby will be performing at Hedfest in Hedon on Saturday.

Individually the accomplished duo have worked with the likes of The Righteous Brothers, Mary Hopkin, The Strawbs and Nanci Griffith. Now they play together creating their own brand of music, all acoustic guitar-based material that is perfectly suited for blending hand-in-hand with the the particular acoustic sound of the 800-year old St. Augustine’s Church where they play at 10pm.

Their set promises lots of foot-tapping pleasure, choruses to join in, and stories from the duo as you enjoy Cathryn’s singing and Brian’s inventive guitar playing.

Craig & Willoughby have already conducted a spring tour this year, and have played the Wath Festival. They say: “We’re gearing up for summer festivals, in Counties Donegal, Tyrone, and of course Hedfest. We’ve written new songs, and we look forward to meeting new friends in July.”

“A wonderful weave of songs and stories wrapped in subtle colours of musical genius and delivered with an effortless stagecraft drawn from long roads travelled…” review by Colum Sands (Musician and Broadcaster).

Other headliners playing Hedfest this year across seven venues comprising all genres of music, include: Bud Sugar, Cuba Drive, Hillbilly Troupe, Urban Rain, The King’s Horses, The Froot and Holy Orders. For all the listings get your Programmes (£2) and keep an eye on the updates on this website.

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