Hull Freedom Festival 2012 Day Four (Sunday): Alan Johnson MP and Mark Morriss
The fourth and final day of Freedom Festival 2012 features a Q and A session with Alan Johnson MP and an evening of music from Mark Morriss of The Bluetones.
Freedom, a weekend carnival of music, dance, theatre, comedy and art, ends on Sunday, September 9.
Now in its fifth year, Freedom is firmly established in the festival calendar, and welcomes performers and artists from across the UK and Europe.
The programme for Sunday September 9 is:
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11am: Seeds for the Desert, Studio Eleven, 11 Humber Street
A celebration of sustainability, here you can enjoy car allotments and living landscapes with a large dose of flower power.
This free exhibition runs until 4pm.
12 noon: Freedom to Speak with Alan Johnson MP, Teatro Spiegeltent, Fruit Market, Wellington Street
Question Time meets What the Papers Say. You ask the questions and have your say on the week’s political and topical issues affecting Hull, the United Kingdom and the World.
Free coffee, bacon rolls and Sunday papers will be provided, as you quiz the debate panel chaired by Jamie MacAskill (deputy editor, Hull daily Mail) with special guests Alan Johnson MP (West Hull & Hessle), Blair Jacobs (broadcaster and media consultant) and Norman Lovett (stand-up comedian and actor).
This free event runs until 2pm.
1pm: London 2012 Festival – Bandstand Marathon, Queens Gardens
Part of the London 2012 Festival, Bandstand Marathon is a nationwide celebration taking place on bandstands and in outdoor performance spaces all on the same day at the same time – September 9, 2012 - as part of the largest closing event of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the London 2012 Festival.
Choirs, orchestras, jazz and wind bands, samba groups, barbershop choruses and brass bands will take to the stage throughout the afternoon.
Free, runs until 5pm.
2pm: The Acoustic Lounge, the Minerva pub, Nelson Street
‘The acoustic lounge’ presents an afternoon of top local acts on stage at the famous Minerva pub.
This free event runs until 6pm.
2.30pm: An Afternoon with Beverley Folk Festival, Teatro Spiegeltent, Fruit Market, Wellington Street
An afternoon of free music brought to you by Beverley Folk Festival. The line-up includes:
- The Sail Pattern, 2.30pm - 3.10pm: Four part harmonies and a strong sense of melody contribute to the Yorkshire band’s upbeat sound.
- Paul Liddell, 3.15pm - 3.55pm: A master of melding pop melodies and flash. Lliddell’s guitar playing is extraordinary throughout his sets.
- Barcode Zebra, 4pm - 4.45pm: Punchy choruses, upbeat and vibrant songs.
- Circus Envy, 4.50pm - 5.30pm: A rootsy five piece band with a sound equally influenced by classic rock, folk rock and Americana.
6pm: Freedom Festival Closing Party, Fruit, 62-63 Humber Street
Mark Morriss (The Bluetones) plus special guest DJ’s from Club NME.
Morriss is a singer-songwriter who famously made his name fronting English indie outfit The Bluetones, scoring 14 top ten singles and three top ten albums.
Expect an eclectic evening of new solo material and classic Bluetones hits.
Tickets £6 in advance from Fruit (over-16s). Runs until 10pm.
8pm: E20 Finale – Home of the Brave, Pave Café Bar, Princes Avenue
Taking themes from the 50s and 60s down a hot dusty road and brushing them off with a healthy mix of post-bop jazz, grinding blues grooves and free improvisation.
This free event runs until late.