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Five things to do in Hull this weekend

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Here are five things happening in Hull to keep you entertained.

1.Swinging the Lamp

Ferens Art Gallery



Taking place at Ferens Art Gallery

Swinging the Lamp is a tribute “in words and song” to Jim Williams, who fished the Arctic seas at the height of the fishing industry, and who was at sea when Hull’s triple trawler tragedy happened in February 1968. The performance retells Jim’s experiences and dramas of a life at sea as well as the time he spent promoting the rich fishing heritage of the Humber Estuary. For more information, click here.


2. Big Girls Don’t Cry

Hull City Hall



Taking place at Hull City Hall

This 10th anniversary tour celebrates the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. It showcases Frankie’s incredible falsettos, and features his solo hits like Grease, Let’s Hang On, Working My Way Back to You, Beggin’, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, and Who Loves You. For tickets, click here.


3. Princess & The Hustler

Hull Truck Theatre



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A Bristol-based playwright filled with heart and purpose. Princess & The Hustler sits at the heart of the black British civil rights movement, centred on ten-year-old Phyllis, a young black girl who dreams of winning the Weston-Super-Mare Beauty Contest. Follow her journey as she discovers what it means to be black and beautiful. Click here for tickets.


4. Murder Mystery Night

KCOM Stadium



Murder Mystery night taking place at KCOM Stadium

A murder mystery night with a twist? Join a host of Edinburgh Fringe Festival actors who take on the classic, to deliver a specially created football themed murder mystery night for fans of the big game. For tickets, click here.


5. Saturday Night Live

Comedy Lounge



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Four stand-up comedians from the UK circuit come to Hull’s only dedicated comedy club. To find out more, click here.

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