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Focus on...The Creative and Cultural Company

Based in Princes Quay, The Creative and Cultural Company have an exciting programme of upcoming events, offering countless opportunities to local artist, musicians and photographers. The not-for-profit organisation showcases the work of local artists, bringing international names in to work alongside them. 

In an upcoming exhibition, mixed media artist and painter Francesco Jacobello will debut his 10-year retrospective 'Awakening'. Opening on 19 April, the exhibition will be located at Princes Quay on Level 3, with its sister gallery showcasing the work of photographer Richard Wiles on Level 1. 

HIP (Hull Independent Photography) gallery, located on the ground floor is home to the biggest annual photography festival in UK, set to take place again in October. Early bird tickets are now on sale from

Founder and Curator Alan Raw said: “Princes Quay has been the perfect place for us to engage the public in over 100 exhibitions and events. Enabling us to grow and represent the amazing artists in our area to a wide and diverse audience.”

The Creative and Cultural company originated in 1994 when they worked on the HU1 Arts Festival in Princes Quay. The not-for-profit team have had name changes along the way but have kept going with many pop-up exhibitions and events since then which have showcased various art forms from Vapour Graffiti Festival to Hull International Photography Festival. 

HIP was launched with support from local sponsor G. F. Smith in 2014, with their first exhibit showcasing the work of international Leica photographer Fred Trobrilliant. Since then, the organisation has gone from strength to strength with an impressive plethora of local and international artists and photographers showing their works. 

With multiple units around the shopping centre, Creative & Cultural have a specialist artists' shop on the ground floor level 1. The volunteer-run shop stocks Lomography cameras, specialist films, art books, local artists' prints and equipment. Street artists can also get their fill, as Creative & Cultural are the exclusive local stockists of Loop professional graffiti art paint and accessories with unbeatable prices.

The exhibitions are open free of charge every afternoon with opportunities for local artists to use the gallery’s resources, studios and courses – to develop their skills. 

The organisation is part of Princes Quay’s ongoing cultural programme, which aims to marry the centre’s consumer offering together with a varied series of cultural and community events and activities. 

Centre Manager John Magee said: “We strongly believe in the diversification of our offering and feel that it’s important that we provide visitors with more than just a shopping experience. Hull has a thriving arts community and it’s an absolute pleasure for Princes Quay to be a part of it.” 

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Focus on...The Creative and Cultural Company

Based in Princes Quay, The Creative and Cultural Company have an exciting programme of upcoming events, offering countless opportunities to local artist, musicians and photographers.

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