Back to Ours

Bringing the arts to life
What do you live for? Part of Goodwin’s Estate of the Nation arts programme with artist Silvio Palladino. Photo: Jay Moy
What do you live for? Part of Goodwin’s Estate of the Nation arts programme with artist Silvio Palladino. Photo: Jay Moy
Silvio Palladino's consultation with local residents has resulted in illumination of 7 tower blocks, with many more planned. Photo: Sean Spencer
Silvio Palladino's consultation with local residents has resulted in illumination of 7 tower blocks, with many more planned. Photo: Sean Spencer
Developing original scripts with and for young people, Hull’s Middle Child create performances in non-traditional spaces. Photo: Jay Moy
Developing original scripts with and for young people, Hull’s Middle Child create performances in non-traditional spaces. Photo: Jay Moy
As part of City of Culture, artist Andy Pea is working with local residents on a mural celebrating local fishing industry heritage.
As part of City of Culture, artist Andy Pea is working with local residents on a mural celebrating local fishing industry heritage.

Where: Kingston upon Hull
With: Goodwin Development Trust, University of Hull, Freedom Festival Arts Trust, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Hull Culture and Leisure (Libraries Service).
When: January 2017-January 2020

Back to Ours, Hull’s Creative People and Places programme, will deliver outstanding arts and cultural experiences with and for the people of Hull, targeting people and places of least arts engagement, but open and welcoming to all. 

With Hull UK City of Culture 2017 as its launch pad, Back to Ours will support the commissioning, production, creation and touring of new, original and inspirational work.

Through partnership working it will engage local people as audiences, participants, creators and commissioners, bringing the arts to life in homes, workplaces, libraries, public spaces, health and education settings. 

Working strategically with a strong infrastructure of local creative partners and affiliates from arts, community, business and statutory sectors, and sharing the lessons learned through in-depth evaluation, Hull CPP is setting out from day one to ensure sustainability to 2026 and beyond.