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See the Hullywood Icons projected in Beverley’s St. Mary’s Church.

As the brainchild of lens-based artist Quentin Budworth, Hullywood Icons has recreated iconic moments from Hollywood films with the people of Hull and the East Riding. The still images will be exhibited prominently throughout the city as projections featured in the City of Culture opening event, in the suburbs of Hull and in Beverley and Bridlington in early January 2017.

‘It started with a simple notion and a play on words: what if Hull was really Hollywood and the people of Hull were film stars? We’d have our own Hollywood but in Hull, Hullywood! I had been thinking about using Hull as a movie set and playground for making work both as a creative space but also as an exhibiting space for a long time.

I wanted to create a project and body of work that involved the people of Hull as participants and collaborators in a playful way whilst allowing me to create photographs that people would enjoy looking at and engage with. Creating Hullywood as a concept and showcasing the work as part of ‘The Made in Hull’ opening event makes perfect sense. The people of Hull and East Yorkshire have really taken Hullywood to their hearts and their enthusiasm, wit and creativity has been truly amazing.’


All ages


North Bar Within
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU17 8DL
01482 869137


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Venue Access

  • Assistance Dogs
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 11am-3pm
Tuesday 11am-3pm
Wednesday 11am-3pm
Thursday 11am-3pm
Friday 11am-3pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 8am, 9.45am, 11.15am, 6.30pm

Creative Credits

With thanks to East Riding of Yorkshire Council, The Arts Council and Hull UK City of Culture 2017.