Leisure & Culture

Opportunity for young writers extended

Hull Libraries has extended a competition inviting Hull’s youngest writers to have their work published in a new competition, sponsored by the J Venn Foundation.

The Venn Young Writers’ Competition … More






Urban Summer Festival at Hull City Hall

Event marks start of new partnership between Hull Culture and Leisure and Hull City Council’s youth arts initiative ‘Creative Voice’, Hull Youth Development Service and Freedom Road Creative Arts

Young … More




One World Show looks for new voices

Award-winning songwriter, composer and choir director Helen Yeomans is bringing her acclaimed choral theatre piece ‘One World’ to Hull as part of UK City of Culture and is looking for … More


Special one-off talk by Michael Peppiatt

Francis Bacon’s close friend and confidant Michael Peppiatt will visit Ferens Art Gallery on Thursday 7 September to give a unique talk on the artist’s life and work.

This special … More




Get into shape this autumn

People keen to get fit this autumn can take advantage of Hull Culture and Leisure’s offer to coincide with National Fitness Day on Wednesday 27 September.

Hull Culture and Leisure … More


Get online with IT sessions

The annual and biggest digital inclusion campaign in the UK is back and Hull Libraries are hosting taster sessions to get people online.

Now in its 11th year, Get Online … More


Ferens reopens with newly displayed gallery four

Ferens Art Gallery has reopened today with a complete re-hang in gallery four showcasing world renowned works from the permanent collection, spanning the 19th to 21st century.

Last week’s closure … More



Hull’s Big Bus Day returns for 2017

Hull’s wildly popular Big Bus Day returns again for 2017, with lots to see and do at the Streetlife Museum of Transport.

Jointly organised by local bus company East Yorkshire … More



Young artists urged to submit artwork

Calling all young artists to enter exhibition

Budding young artists are being urged to get creative and submit work to be part of The Ferens Art Gallery, Junior Open exhibition. … More





Hull’s Big Bus Day returns for 2017

Hull’s wildly popular Big Bus Day returns again for 2017, with lots to see and do at the Streetlife Museum of Transport.

Jointly organised by local bus company East Yorkshire … More



Join in the homecoming party!

Hull FC’s fantastic success in retaining the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final on Saturday will be celebrated at a homecoming event on Bank Holiday Monday (28 August).

Hull FC defeated Wigan … More



New timepiece sculpture moves into Queens Gardens

The installation of Hull’s newest bespoke sculpture Solar Gate has begun.

The 10 metre tall stainless steel structure was brought in to the city centre yesterday evening for the start … More


Ferens Art Gallery Gets Ready For Turner Prize

With unprecedented visitor numbers anticipated, Hull is getting ready for the arrival of the prestigious contemporary art award, Turner Prize 2017. As work gets underway to host the exhibition the … More


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