Lighthouse Family will stop off at the Bonus Arena as part of a UK tour.
Lighthouse Family will stop off at the Bonus Arena as part of a UK tour.

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

With half-term coming to an end, here’s a list of weekend offerings that are bound to keep adults and children alike entertained.

Immerse yourself in the world of fairy tales with The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel, or reminisce the nineties with the incredible duo that is the Lighthouse Family.

Here are 5 things to do in Hull this weekend.

1. The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel 
Hull Truck Theatre
Friday 21 February, 4pm; Saturday 22 February, 11am and 1pm
£8/£10

A flustered storyteller is joined by a mischievous mockingbird as he follows Hansel and Gretel deep into the forest. Includes live music, hilarious performance and a mesmerising design ensures that this play will entertain and amuse the entire family. Get tickets here.

2. Lighthouse Family
Bonus Arena
Saturday 22 February
From £31.75

Nineties favourites Lighthouse Family bring their greatest hits such as Lifted, plus songs from their latest album, to Hull this weekend.  Get yourself some last minute tickets here.

3. Superslam Wrestling
Hull City Hall
Sunday 23 February, 4pm
From £15

Get ringside seats for this all-star, action-packed family event for all ages. Grab some last minute tickets here and don’t miss out on what promises to be an action packed afternoon.

4. Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Hull Minster
Saturday 22 February, 1.30pm
Free

For the second year running, the Hull Minster Teddy Bears’ Picnic returns! This year there will be more games, trails and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Bring along your teddy(s) and enjoy this free event. Find out more here.

5. A Musical Journey Around the World 
Ferens Art Gallery
Friday 21 February, 11am
Free – £10

Be spirited away by violinist Fenella Humphreys, winner of BBC Music Magazine’s Instrumental Award, and acclaimed pianist Nicola Eimer, in a musical journey around the world, including Albeniz, Schubert and Fauré. Ticketed event – free for under 18s and carers. Get tickets here.

Maritime Museum
Water pump