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UB40 are heading to Hull’s Bonus Arena

British reggae outfit UB40 are heading to the Bonus Arena in Hull.

The Birmingham group will perform in the city on Sunday 6 December, playing tracks from their latest album … More


Siobhan Phillips

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

Comedy comes to one of the city’s coolest spots for the first time tonight – Trinity Market has already proved it is the perfect spot for music and it will … More


Ludwig Grüner, Jewel-Cabinet, 1851. Royal Collection Trust

Stunning royal jewel-cabinet on its way to Hull

A stunning jewel-cabinet – once gifted to Queen Victoria – is coming to Hull next month.

Ferens’ latest exhibition will feature the masterpiece, designed by Ludwig Grüner, as part of … More



a book

Humber Mouth literature festival announces first events

Hull’s premier literature festival has revealed its first events for 2020.

Curated and hosted by Jennifer Hodgson, Humber Mouth’s reader-in-residence, these events for readers and writers will welcome some of … More



Turner//Return

Ferens opens after dark for special event

Ferens Art Gallery will be opening its doors after dark next week for Ferens Late, a programme of events aimed at encouraging younger audiences to the gallery.

The event, on … More






Rei Gyaamie, Trinity Live

5 FREE things to do in Hull this weekend

We are starting this weekend’s events a day early with tonight’s terrific Trinity Live in the Old Town, which will again feature the city’s finest talent plus selected acts from … More


The Arctic Corsair

Arctic Corsair volunteers become Dementia Friends

A group of Arctic Corsair volunteers have pledged to become Dementia Friends.

The group completed dementia awareness training to better understand dementia, its signs and symptoms and how to build … More



The Deep in Hull.

Hull to host prestigious VisitEngland Awards

Hull will host the 2020 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence – the highest accolade in English tourism.

The awards will be held on Tuesday 16 June at the DoubleTree by Hilton, … More



Ferens Open Exhibition 2020 winners

Ferens Open Exhibition 2020 winners announced

The prize-winners of this year’s Open Exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery have been announced.

Here are the winners:

Friends of the Ferens Award

1st Prize: Jane Beharrell, Twelve Weeks, Oil … More



Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer of Texas.

Texas to perform at Bonus Arena in Hull

Scottish pop rock band Texas are heading to Hull.

The Sharleen Spiteri-led outfit, who had a smash hit with Say What You Want in the 1990s, will bring their UK … More



The Creation exhibition at Hull Minster takes inspiration from the touring Sistine Chapel exhibition last year.

5 FREE things to do in Hull this weekend

It feels like a keep-your-money-in-your-pocket type of weekend – and with so many fantastic exhibitions going on in the city, why not keep your cash and take in some culture?… More





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