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Bonus Arena announces two new shows for 2022

The Bonus Arena has announced two new exciting shows for 2022.

Jurassic Live and iconic electro pop band Erasure are both heading to Hull in May 2022.

Jurassic Live is … More




Tales of a Maritime City

A treasure trove of seafaring culture will take place across Hull as Maritime Tales Week returns to the city for this October half term.

A packed programme of events celebrating … More



The Queens Gardens masterplan will provide enticing open spaces, improved access and seating.

Contractor appointed for Queens Gardens refurbishment

A contractor has been appointed for the transformational Queens Gardens refurbishment.

Local construction company CR Reynolds Ltd will deliver the project in the heart of Hull’s city centre.

Councillor Daren … More







New date to move city’s Spurn Lightship

The Spurn Lightship will move to a local shipyard for restoration on the morning tide of Tuesday 12 October, subject to suitable weather conditions.

This new date has been arranged … More





National Poetry Day 2021: A poem for Whitefriargate

Hull’s Whitefriargate is the inspiration for a new poem that will be unveiled on the historic street on National Poetry Day on Thursday (7 October).

Vicky Foster, Whitefriargate’s poet-in-residence for … More


boxes containing lateral flow tests are stacked on a table. The boxes are white and blue and have an NHS logo

Where to get Covid-tested for Hull Fair

Hull Fair starts this Friday (October 8) and everyone planning a visit has been asked to play their part in reducing the spread of Coronavirus.

One of the most important … More



The Arctic Corsair, Hull's last remaining sidewinder trawler

Hull’s historic vessels set sail for restoration

Hull’s last surviving sidewinder deep-water trawler, the Arctic Corsair and the Spurn Lightship, will move to a local shipyard for restoration.

Dunston’s (Ship Repairs) Limited, specialists in restoring and repairing … More


Middle Child return to Humber Street for 2021 panto

Award-winning Hull theatre company Middle Child are celebrating their 10th panto anniversary this Christmas with a return to their spiritual home on Humber Street.

Middle Child’s Rapunz’ull, a take on … More




Absolutely Cultured announce exciting new autumn event

This Autumn, Absolutely Cultured presents FloodLights, a newly-commissioned public project featuring captivating projections and soundscapes, brand new for Hull in 2021.

The city of Hull, and the lives of its … More



A shot of a fairground at night. Different coloured neon-lit stalls are in the foreground. A big wheel, lit white, takes up most of the picture

The countdown to Hull Fair has begun!

There are less than three weeks until Hull Fair begins. The earliest stages of set-up have already begun, and it will not be long before Showmen and women begin arriving … More





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Homegrown stars head line-up for Inner City Sesh

A host of local talent will headline Inner City Sesh next weekend – a 15,000-capacity music festival in Queens Gardens.

Following the cancellation of the hugely popular music and art … More


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