HARD HAT CHALLENGE
Take the Arco Hard Hat Challenge Today!
We’re challenging the City to be creative, by producing truly individual pieces of artwork on safety helmets which
then form a unique exhibition at the City’s iconic St Stephen’s Shopping Centre.
Hard Hat Challenge
The ‘Hard Hat Design Challenge’ intends to encourage local artists to take part and reinvent one of the
Health and Safety professions staple items, the traditional white hard hat, with a fun, creative and
How To Get Involved
Decorate an Actual Hard Hat (No hats are available (only those already reserved) we are still accepting online entries)
Four designated areas have been set up for you to collect your blank canvas
– the white hard hat. The hard hat challenge runs from 1st July – 14th August.
Visit one of the four designated collection and drop-off points:
Please register your interest and advise of your preferred collection and delivery
point by clicking the below registration button.
Design on a Template
Alternatively, you can also get involved by using a range of
design software tools, all you need to do is Click Here
to download the artwork file. Complete your entry form and
email the design back to firstname.lastname@example.org to be
entered in to this competition.
Want a sneak peak of the designs before the auction?
Visit Here to see the wonderful talented hard hats which
have made the short-list.
All entries will be judged by a selection of Arco and City of Culture representatives.
Shortlisted entries will be displayed at St Stephen’s Shopping Centre between
11th – 22nd September, where the public can view and enjoy the inspirational
designs the City of Hull have created.
To celebrate the unique designs and individuality these helmets
will portray, we will be hosting a charity auction of the helmets
at Kardohmah on the 10th October to help raise funds for the
Children’s University. More details on this event to follow
in due course.
Children’s University is a local children’s charity
that has been running for 21 years. Their aim
is to raise the aspirations of young people in
Hull by building their confidence with their
unique learning experiences.
Want a sneak peek of the designs before the
auction? Visit here to see the wonderful talented hard
hats which have made the short list.
© Feedom Festival
© Feedom Festival
Local School Activity
3000 paper safety hats have been sent out to local education
establishments for them to create something distinctive,
thought provoking and inspiring to you and ideally
related to the city of Hull.
Want to take part?
click here to download your paper hat.