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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





Lighthouse Family will stop off at the Bonus Arena as part of a UK tour.

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

With half-term coming to an end, here’s a list of weekend offerings that are bound to keep adults and children alike entertained.

Immerse yourself in the world of fairy tales … More


Maritime Museum

Have your say on a piece of history

A public vote is being launched for people to have their say on which historic artefacts they would like to see as part of future exhibitions.

From Monday 24 February, … More





Open Exhibition 2020

First look at Ferens Open Exhibition 2020

The 53rd annual Open Exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talent in the region, opens this weekend (Saturday 15 February).

The exhibition will feature more than 370 artworks … More


Artist Paige Graham-Buckle, who will show some of her work's at the Open Exhibition.

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

Head into Hull city centre this weekend for a fantastic immersive installation and pop in to see one of the region’s biggest regular art exhibitions.

One of Hull’s most popular … More




Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is heading to Hull

Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams is coming to  the Bonus Arena, Hull, on Saturday 9 May as part of his UK tour.

The energetic musician, famous for hits such as … More


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