The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC

The Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance 2021: Honouring One Of The First World War Hull Pals – Private Jack Cunningham VC
October 13, 2021

In Remembrance week 2021, we honour the achievements of one of Hull’s own, Private Jack Cunningham VC, whose story of bravery in the face of the enemy has been brought back to life after the restoration of a 104-year-old piece of cinematic history.

John Cunningham, who was usually known as Jack, came from a traveller family and was the eldest son of Charles Cunningham, a licensed pot hawker and his wife Mary Ann. He had six brothers and just like his father, was a hawker.

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Sydney Opera House To A School In Hull – Circus Makes Yorkshire Debut

Sydney Opera House To A School In Hull - Circus Makes Yorkshire Debut
May 31, 2018

An award-winning contemporary circus troupe is set to perform at a school in Hull, fresh from a run at Sydney Opera House.

Brisbane-based Circus company Casus will be making their Yorkshire debut at Hymers College during Back To Ours this half term. Their show Driftwood promises to be a spectacular display of choreography, acrobatics, trapeze and aerial stunts.

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A Time To Reflect

A Time to Reflect
November 11, 2014

Today Armistice Day and on the ‘eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month’ people will stop and observe a two-minute silence.

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