Parading the North: A Symposium of Parade and Carnival Arts back to all events

Handmade Parade are delighted to invite you to this unique inspirational event that brings together the very best of world class parade and carnival art from across the North of England.

With guest speakers from our partners Walk the Plank, Hull Carnival Arts, Global Grooves, Brouhaha and Hull Carnival Arts, this event will inspire and ignite new opportunities for events in the North.

Handmade Parade share the success of our leading Parade Training Programme for emerging artists as well as inviting you to share in the launch of our new publication, celebrating a decade of parade in the North.

Whether you are an emerging artist yourself, a town councillor or community leader, representing an arts organisation or just interested in parade this event is set to inspire and inform, showcase and share.

The day is completely free to delegates and you can choose to attend one or both sessions.

Session 1 11am-1:30pm

Parade Performance and Installations

Presentations by

  • Handmade Parade- Andrew Kim and Alison Duddle
  • Walk the Plank- Liz Pugh
  • Hull Carnival Arts- Charles Huckvale

Session 2 1:30pm-2:30pm

Parade Performance and Installations

Presentations by

  • Brouhaha- Giles Agis
  • Global Grooves- Leon Patel,
  • Handmade Parade Book Launch
  • Panel Q and A