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East Park water play reopens for summer of fun

The £850,000 revamped splash pad at East Park reopens on Saturday 24 July.

Work began last October when water play specialists Ustigate fully redesigned the space and re-purposed the lower … More


First look at Ferens Open Exhibition 2021

The Ferens Open Exhibition is back. The exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talent in the region, opens at Ferens Art Gallery on Saturday 24 July at 12 … More









Two children play in the sand at a beach-themed activity day in a Hull Park.

Say hello to a summer of fun!

A summer schedule packed with activities is heading to Hull. From bug-hunting and den-building to street dance, story-telling and circus skills and everything in between, there really will be something … More










Photo by Tom Arran

Freedom Festival 2021 plans revealed

One of the highlights of Hull’s calendar, the Freedom Festival, will return this summer with an extended 16-day programme.

It will run from Friday 20 August until Sunday 5 September.… More



Absolutely Cultured appoints new Chair

Hull-based cultural development organisation Absolutely Cultured has appointed Lee Pitcher, Head of Partnerships, Yorkshire Water and General Manager, Living with Water Partnership, as its new chair.

He will take over … More


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Hull highlighted in new tourism campaign

Hull is being celebrated as part of a new tourism campaign highlighting the region’s great cities.

The Yorkshire Northern Cities promotion, funded by VisitBritain as part of their national campaign … More


Comedy returns to Hull’s Trinity Market

Some of the funniest comedians in the region are heading to Hull’s Trinity Market for a night of great food, drink and laughter.

Trinity Laughs will return on Friday 2 … More


Joe Lycett brings new show to Hull in 2022

Multiple award-winning comedian Joe Lycett is bringing his new show to Hull next year.

Joe Lycett: More, More, More! How Do You Lycett? How Do You Lycett? will take place … More


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