Artwork by Anna Bean
A reunion in the sun. An evening of live cabaret. A celebration of togetherness.
The award-winning Middle Child present we used to be closer than this, a collection of cabaret songs about reconnecting, penned by eight of the most exciting writers from Hull and beyond.
Performed in the open air, under the evening sky in Queen’s Gardens, Middle Child return to the stage this summer with a toe-tapping, hand-clapping celebration of the human touch.
we used to be closer than this features brand new songs from writers Natasha Brown, Angelo Irving, Tabby Lamb, Jay Mitra, RashDash, Leo Skilbeck, Kobby Taylor and Tom Wells, with original live music by James Frewer.
With a limited capacity and socially-distanced cabaret tables, audiences will join a cast of actor-musicians for a summer soiree in one of Hull’s most loved parks, in the heart of the city.
we used to be closer than this is part of the Creative Hull festival, supported by Absolutely Cultured, Arts Council England and the Cultural Recovery Fund.
Running time: 60 minutes
Contains references to covid-19 and drug use.
Queen’s Gardens, Hull
Fri 16 July – 7pm
Sat 17 July – 3pm* and 7pm*
Sun 18 July – 3pm and 7pm
*BSL interpreted by Steph Raper