Hull City Hall was lit up in purple.

Hull buildings illuminated in purple in statement against racism

Buildings in Hull city centre have been illuminated in purple tonight in a statement against racism.

Councillor Steve Wilson, Hull’s Lord Mayor, said: “Hull is a multi-cultural city and we are united with those across the world who are struggling against racism and other forms of prejudice.

Buildings Hull city centre were lit up in purple.

“Reflecting our proud status as a City of Sanctuary, in illuminating our buildings, we join George Floyd’s family in their sentiment of peaceful protest and will continue to stand against any kind of prejudice.”

A CGI impression of the Veterans Village exterior, created by Hodson Architects.
Cow’s horn adapted to be a ‘powder flask’ for gunpowder. These were carried on a strap and used to prime muskets and early firearms. It is engraved with many images including the Royal coat of arms and a mermaid.