Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee

Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee
September 6, 2019

Plans to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures have been given the go-ahead at the council’s Planning Committee.

The decision now means that if the £13.6m bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund is successful, funding would protect and promote 800 years of Hull’s seafaring history by creating the best maritime trail in the north of England.

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Arctic Corsair Set To Move Ahead Of Restoration Project

Arctic Corsair Set To Move Ahead Of Restoration Project
July 31, 2019

Hull’s Arctic Corsair and the country’s last distant water side-winder trawler is set to move from its current berth for the first time in 20 years on Sunday 4 August.

From 7am, LGSA Marine and Dean’s Tugs will undertake the complex operation to move the 693-tonne trawler down the River Hull.

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The Story Of Beverley’s Shipbuilding Powerhouse Hits The Big Screen

The Story Of Beverley's Shipbuilding Powerhouse Hits The Big Screen
July 26, 2019

As preparations get underway for the Arctic Corsair to be re-berthed in Hull, the story of its builder, Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, is about to receive a big-screen preview showing at the town’s Parkway Cinema in August.

‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Shipbuilders’ is the culmination of the East Riding Archives project of the same name, sponsored by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp

Ferens Art Gallery In Hull To Host Swinging the Lamp
January 29, 2019

A performance of the dramas of a life at sea and in the words of a former fisherman is to come to Hull for the first time.

The dramatic ‘Swinging the Lamp’ will take place at Ferens Art Gallery on Saturday 9 March, 7pm and is part story-telling, part theatre and part folk music, evoking life as it was in the fishing communities of Hull and Grimsby and remembering the life of skipper Jim Williams.

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