About HIP Gallery

HIPFEST 2018 Banner Picture (NEW TEST3)

HIP Photography Festival will be here again 5th October 2018. Tickets are available now from Eventbrite, click here to purchase.


HIP Gallery is a voluntary, not for profit organisation that showcases touring exhibitions and commissions photographers to create work. Situated in Princes Quay Hull, the gallery is managed by Hull based social enterprise The Creative and Cultural Company. Acting as a hub for learning, HIP offers weekly HIPclubs and workshops for all ages and provides a platform for newly qualified, amateur & emerging photographers of any age and ability to immerse themselves in the world of photography. The gallery has a full calendar of events including ‘HIP Photography Festival’, a globally recognised festival for professional and amateur photographers to exhibit and sell their work, network and exchange ideas.

Our Ethos

At HIP we aim to:

// Provides a friendly, welcoming environment that everyone and anyone with a love of photography, arts and good company can enjoy, irrespective of their age or social background.

// Present a top quality programme of photography events and activities featuring leading national and international artists. Promoting the cultural importance of photography.

//  Provide a platform for local and emerging photographers to gain exposure to large audiences.

// Support local businesses by sourcing products and services from local suppliers wherever possible.

// Be environmentally responsible.

// Engage with local community groups and schools through outreach work.

// Deliver a range of additional cultural events and educational opportunities across the year and throughout the region under the Hull International Photography banner.

Look out for updates here and on:

Twitter: @HIPgallery

Facebook: HIP Gallery

Instagram: @hip_gallery


Or visit Hull International Photography Gallery and we will tell you all about it.

We are looking for volunteers and sponsors to support us and help build the festival. Please contact us at volunteerathip@gmail.com, if you would like to offer your support, thank you.

We are very grateful to G. F. Smith, yesyes.BD, Princes Quay, Picture Frames and Art, East Street Arts & all of our Sponsors & Partners. Without their generous support HIP Fest would not be possible.