A bonfire
Bonfires and fireworks displays will be a roaring success starting from this weekend. Picture: Charlie Ellis

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

This weekend sees the first matches lit on vast bonfires and elaborate firework displays across the region. We bring you details of five of the best, along with some fantastic local comedians, an Autumn trail in the fresh air, a circus show as part of the Back to Ours programme and the ever-popular farmers’ market.

Here are 5 things to do in the Hull area this weekend:

Bonfire Night
Various locations
Until Tuesday 5 November
Various prices

Remember, remember, the fifth of November. It’s time to don your hats, gloves and scarves and head out to see the region’s skies lit up by fireworks and bonfires.

Whether you prefer a small event with the family or standing shoulder-to-shoulder with thousands of people at a huge display, we have you covered. Here are 4 fantastic fireworks displays in Hull and one in Beverley.

Hull Comedy Festival
Various locations
Until Monday 18 November
Various prices

Back for its 12th year, the festival brings household names such as Romesh Ranganathan, Alexander Armstrong and John Culshaw to the city. But Hull’s incredible local talent of Jack Gleadow and Lucy Beaumont will not be overshadowed. Jack brings his Edinburgh show to Hull Truck on Friday night. Get tickets for the event here.

Pearson Park Autumn Trail
Pearson Park
Friday 1 November 11am – 2pm
Free

Enjoy the fresh air and nature by following this free, fun trail. Find clues and spot autumnal objects and wildlife with colouring and drawing activities.

Get more information here.

DNA by Casus
Sirius Academy West
Sunday 3 November
£3

Following an epic four nights of outdoor punk-pop opera, the half-term Back to Ours programme continues this weekend with a spectacular circus show at Sirius Academy West, where circus giants Casus will present DNA.

Find our more or buy tickets here.

Humber Bridge Farmers’ Market
Humber Bridge
Sunday 3 November 9am-1pm
Free

This popular market takes place on the first Sunday of every month, bringing more than 100 stalls with food and craft, gifts and treats. Free parking and disabled access is available at this dog-friendly, child-friendly event. Find more information here.

The A63 footbridge
Two people hold hands