Christina Lewis

Aviatrix Flies to Paris!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Ensemble 52‘s stunning multimedia theatre piece Aviatrix is heading to Paris in July! It will form part of Dreams Before Dawn Festival, curated by Bred in the Bone. The festival presents emerging theatre made in the UK, celebrating the UK’s ability to absorb influences from all around Europe. Aviatrix is a collaboration between award-winning, […]

Are these the clues you’ve been searching for…?

It’s Bank Holiday Monday, which means it must be time for our Big Moth Treasure Hunt – here’s hoping you strike gold and find what you’re searching for… There are seven pieces of treasure scattered across Hull. Just to help you out a little, four are around the city centre (ish), and three are in […]

The Nationals Have Landed!

We’re absolutely delighted to welcome four of our national Moths back onto home soil. Australian Tiger Moth, Geoffrey, Flight Over Thailand and I Believe I Can Fly, previously at Sheffield University, Science Museum London, Croydon and Herne Bay respectively, are now back in Hull, ensconced at Hull Paragon for all Moth app collectors and enthusiasts […]

Amy: The Musical!

A concert production of the musical Amy will be staged at Hull Guildhall on 3rd May 2017. This is not only a theatrical event, but also an historical one. Amy’s historic flight began on 3rd May 1930 and she landed in Darwin, Australia on 24th May in her fragile bi-plane ‘Jason’, a perfect replica of […]

Flying to Freedom – Hull to Rotterdam

It formed part of the opening of Amy Johnson Festival last year – and now it’s going to Rotterdam! We’re delighted to announce that Spinoff Production’s brilliant film, based on the Flying to Freedom concert at the Albemarle Centre last July, has been chosen to be shown at the International Community Arts Festival in Rotterdam […]

An Adieu from Amy!

We’re busy moving boxes and clearing out our office today – feel free to give us a hand if you’re passing Zebedee’s Yard – but the Festival still isn’t quite over.   A Life in Pictures: The Collected Photographs runs until September 27 at the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull from 10.00am […]

Moth Yarnbomb Takes Hold!

You might have noticed something a little different about our Aviatrix Moth down at Hull History Centre today – she’s been well and truly yarnbombed by those cheeky ninjas at The Little Wicker Basket and we think she looks amazing! If you’re not entirely sure what yarnbombing is, well, it’s a kind of non-permenant graffiti […]

The Wind and the Weather: Matheson Marcault

Our new game, The Wind and the Weather, is an interactive story about Amy Johnson. Our game was commissioned by the Amy Johnson Festival,  as part of their series of twelve new writing commissions exploring different aspects of Amy’s life. It takes ten or fifteen minutes to play, and focuses on the last few hours of Johnson’s journey. This […]

Hullywood Studios Presents…..Virtual Amy!

Virtual Amy From Friday 26 August onwards Hull Central Library Computer scientists at the University of Hull have brought two of the city’s most famous heroes back to ‘life’ with blockbusting technology. Digital 3D versions of Amy Johnson and William Wilberforce have being created using the same techniques as a Hollywood film, resulting in life-sized interactive projections and […]

Jason Lands in Hull at Last (well, sort of!)

  The Amy Johnson Festival and Hull History Centre are delighted to announce that a replica of Hull aviatrix Amy Johnson’s de Havilland Gipsy Moth Jason is now on display at the History Centre. The Science Museum in London has loaned this 1/72 scale replica of Jason, and although it is not actually Jason, the […]