The weekend starts tonight with art, comedy, a visit by Father Christmas and a chance to watch a bunch of muscular athletes beat seven bells out of each other among your entertainment options over the next few days.
Here are 5 things to do in Hull this weekend.
1. Quayvaria – The Enchanted Village
Princes Quay Shopping Centre
Sunday 17 November to Tuesday 24 December
Families will be welcomed into a Christmas grotto for a magical festive experience and children can enter a wintery starlit forest filled with the homes of Father Christmas, elves and fairies before meeting the man in red and sharing their gift wish list.
Get tickets here.
2. Reflection: British Art In An Age Of Change
Ferens Art Gallery
Until Sunday 5 January
An exhibition featuring some of the most famous names of modern British art is on show right now in Hull.
— Ferens Art Gallery (@HullFerens) November 13, 2019
Reflection: British Art in an Age of Change explores over a century of creative achievement by a diverse body of artists whose loves and fears, doubts and dreams mirror our own. Learn more here.
3. Kinky Boots
Hull New Theatre
Until Saturday 23 November
With songs by Grammy and Tony winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots takes audiences from the factory floor to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.
— Hull New Theatre (@NewTheatreHull) November 14, 2019
Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the shoe factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola – a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. Book tickets here.
4. WWE NXT UK
Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 7.30pm
Tickets are still available as the WWE – the world’s largest professional wrestling organisation with a global fanbase in the tens of millions – brings its superstars to the Bonus Arena for the first time.
This weekend #NXTUK lands in Hull!! We can smell our prey!! The Hunt is on!! @WWE @WWEUK @NXTUK #wwe #nxt #nxtuk #diet #training #gym #fitness #beard #beards #tattoo #workhard #TheHunt pic.twitter.com/w3goVqjMW5
— PRIMATE 🦍🤙 (@The_Primate_) November 14, 2019
Those who remember wrestling’s glory days of Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior should turn back the clock and turn out to see United Kingdom Champion Walter and NXT UK Women’s Champion Toni Storm in Hull. Get tickets here.
5. Al Murray: Landlord Of Hope And Glory
Hull City Hall
Sunday 17 November 7.30pm
A time of crisis, the world in chaos, the country divided as it has never been divided before. Questions have been asked and non-answered. What we need is one man, to step forward, one man with all the answers. Well you’re in luck, ladies and gentlemen – he’s here and touring the nation. Get tickets here.