Leisure & Culture

Winter white-out for UK City of Culture

Hull will be bathed a white winter glow as it welcomes residents and visitors into the city centre during the festive season.

From next week, beautiful new white LED lights … 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


Celebrate two years with US Mums

To celebrate two years of the US Mums project a winter taster event will take place on Thursday 23 November to encourage more mums and mums to be to find … 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


Over 700 children tell the world about Hull

Over 700 young people from every secondary school in the city performed at the Royal Albert Hall last night (Wednesday 15 November) as one of only three massed ensembles to … More




The Maritime Museum goes to the Movies

For one week only, the beautiful and historic Court Room at the Hull Maritime Museum will be transformed into a movie theatre screening a series of films relating to the … More



Hull Fair – travel

The fair is held on the site of Walton Street car park, Hull, this is next to West Park, the KC Stadium, and the Bonus Arena. The postcode for sat … More


Singing for blokes, chaps & other men

A singing workshop day led by UK member of the Spooky Men’s Chorale – Dominic Stichbury, will take place on Saturday 25 November, as part of a Council project to … More



The joy of reading brings people together in Hull

A project evoking memories and instigating discussion is bringing people together through reading in Hull.

Reading Rooms was launched in Londonderry in 2013 during the first UK City of Culture … More


Striking the right chord this Halloween

Children aged between 8-12 years-old will be able to get creative with musical instrument making and playing sessions at Hull Central Library this half-term.

On Tuesday 31 October and Wednesday … More



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


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