Rush at Hull Truck Theatre
The story of Reggae music will be told at the Hull Truck Theatre. Image courtesy of Hull Truck Theatre.

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

How many more warm weekends can we expect? Your guess is probably as good as those made by local TV weather presenters.

While the sun may still shine, get out in Hull for family fun and city centre walks. Or book tickets for two fantastic musical performances and a great free exhibition.

Here are 5 things to do in Hull this weekend.

1. Rush
Hull Truck Theatre
Saturday 21 September 7.30pm
From £21.50

Hear the story of Reggae music from the arrival of the Windrush Generation from Jamaica, bringing their stories, history and music with them, and hear how their music evolved through the decades to take the world by storm.

Narrated by comedian John Simmit, the show features ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and reggae – all played live by the JA Reggae Band. Learn more here.

2. Richard Strange Performs The Songs Of Lou Reed
Middleton Hall, University of Hull
Saturday 21 September 7.30pm
From £22.15

An exploration of Lou Reed solo songs that are based on characters – including Walk on the Wild Side, Satellite of Love, Charley’s Girl, Caroline Says II, Oh Jim, Street Hassle and Sally Can’t Dance. Find more here.

3. Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories
Hull Maritime Museum
Until Monday 30 September
Free

This exhibition is the result of a partnership that spent two years recording stories from people who have lived or worked on the river.

It will preserve and publicise the heritage of the River Hull, its bridges and the vessels which have used it over the years. Find more details here.

4. Curious About Hull
Various locations
Until Friday 11 October
Various prices

Are you curious about Hull? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take this self-guided walk with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Hull a fascinating place to explore. Find more here or email sue.jennings@curiousabout.co.uk.

5. Family fun festival
Gower Park
Saturday 21 September 11am to 3pm
Free

Pack a picnic and try your hand at everything from skateboarding, to crafts, dance and even DJing. There will also be a chance to get close to exotic and rare animals from all over the world, live performances and activities with council partners including Humberside Police.

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