An abundance of absorbing events will take place in Hull over the next three days – including the visit of a Britain’s Got Talent-winning comedian, a contemporary dance festival and the chance to win a huge pile of Lego by showing your skills with … Lego
Here are 5 fun things to do in Hull this weekend:
1 What Becomes…?
Until Thursday 16 May 7.45pm
Tickets from £8.50
A wickedly dark, funny and fast-moving comedy drama about the dating scene, loneliness and an audience participation Tamla Motown singalong. From the team that organised the sell-out Chavs – Almost the Musical! and The Dark Place With The Lift, this show is suitable for adults only due to language and content. Get tickets information and more details here.
2 Hull Dance
Friday 10 May to Sunday 12 May
Various locations and times
Weekend pass £12
Three days of captivating contemporary dance events will take over the streets of Hull this weekend. Hull Dance’s diverse programme of performances, talks and development opportunities will be launched this evening. Get more details and ticket information here.
3 Lost Voice Guy
Friday 10 May to Saturday 11 May 7pm-1am
Comedy Lounge, George Street
Lee Ridley, disabled since early life and unable to speak, is the first stand-up comedian in Britain to use a communication aid in his routines, which he performs under the stage name Lost Voice Guy. The Britain’s Got Talent winner will be joined by the Fantastic Johnny Ausum and the man of many voices Cal Halbert. Get more details here.
4 Lego Assembly Challenge
Saturday 11 May, various times
St Stephens Shopping Centre
This fun live event will see three families competing to build an object made from everyone’s favourite toy brick in the quickest time possible. Winning families will be given a £10 gift card – and the chance to win a huge Lego set worth at least £100. The event will also feature music, while Hull radio station KCFM will also attend. Learn more here.
5 Hull Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday 11 May 7.30pm-10pm
Hull City Hall
Tickets from £10
Outstanding young viola player Timothy Ridout, a member of the Young Classical Artists Trust, joins the orchestra for the brilliant virtuoso showpiece, the William Walton Concerto. He will also present the world premiere of local composer Kerrin Tatman’s Fantasy For Viola And Orchestra. Get tickets and more information here.