Hulme is Where the Art Is returns with pop singer soul writer Lily Jo

Arts and crafts, a giant dragonfly parade and an exclusive family gig in Hulme Park.

Hulme is Where the Art Is 2017 is a partnership between Z-arts, Hulme Community Garden Centre, Venture Arts and MMU. Now in its seventh year, the free festival celebrates Hulme’s vibrant community and gives local residents a chance to get together and enjoy the rich diversity and culture of their neighbourhood. This year the theme will be bear’s, with picnics, storytelling bear hunts and lots more bear inspired activities taking place right across Hulme, throughout the Summer.

The annual festival will launch on the 22 July with a arts and crafts, a giant dragonfly parade and a family gig in Hulme Park.

Audiences are invited to get creative from 12pm — 5pm when there will be activities for big and little hands at Hulme Community Garden Centre and Venture Arts.

Then at 5pm join the Dragonfly Parade from Birley Street to Hulme Park, where  pop soul singer songwriter Lily Jo who has performed alongside the likes of Damon Albarn, Nenah Cherry, De La Soul, Roots Manuva. will be performing an exclusive family gig in the leafy surroundings of Hulme Park.

Make your costumes and get down and dance with the live bands performing for your pleasure!

With such an eclectic mix of activities for everyone to get involved in, we can’t wait to see you there!

Commissioned & produced in partnership with Venture Arts & Hulme Community Garden Centre.

Upcoming Events

Arts and Crafts – Saturday 22 July 12pm-5pm, All Ages

Hulme Community Arts and Crafts and Venture Arts

Dragonfly Parade-Saturday 22 July 5pm, All Ages

Birley Street

Family gig with Lily Jo – Saturday 22 July 5pm-7pm, All Ages

Hulme Park

The full line-up of events will be announced shortly, please check back soon for more details or Like our Facebook page.

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