Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books

Competition Launched With Abundant Gift of Books
July 8, 2019

The Val Wood Prize has become a staple on the International writing competition circuit since it began in 2014, awarding cash prizes to budding writers along with website publication of their stories.

Entrants have been challenged to address different themes over the years, such as women’s rights, history and the city of Hull but this year, the competition is challenging writers to get romantic and create a story in the form of a love letter. 

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Heads Up Clocks Up A Dozen Festivals

Heads Up Clocks Up A Dozen Festivals
February 18, 2019

Heads Up Festival’s 12th season will take place from March 27-30 at various venues, including Hull Minster, Hull Central Library and Kardomah94.

This season’s artistic programme includes The Paper Cinema’s Macbeth (March 29 & 30), Now Is The Time To Say Nothing (a collaboration between Syrian film-maker Reem Karssli, a group of young Londoners and artist Caroline Williams, on March 28-30) and Olivia Furber, Ramzi Maqdisi, 9T Antiope and Hannah Mason’s The Land’s Heart Is Greater Than Its Map (March 29 & 30).

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Sunflower Bean To Perform At Sell-Out Show In Hull

Sunflower Bean To Perform At Sell-Out Show In Hull
August 24, 2018

New York rockers Sunflower Bean are performing at a sold-out gig in Hull later this month, but maybe at a venue you didn’t expect?

The psychedelic post-punk band will be performing at Hull Central Library on Monday 27 August in between appearances at some of the UK and Europe’s biggest summer music festivals.

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Share Your Stories Of The Humber Bridge At A Series Of Public Events

Share Your Stories Of The Humber Bridge At A Series Of Public Events
June 11, 2018

People in Beverley, Hull, East Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire are being invited to share their stories about the Humber Bridge in a series of public events being held in June and July. The events are part of the Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge Project organised by Grimsby arts-based social enterprise, the Culture House. The first event will take place this Saturday at the Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby,…

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Hull Central Library To Become Hogwarts For The Night

Hull Central Library To Become Hogwarts For The Night
February 6, 2018

Hull Libraries will be under the spell of Harry Potter this month with various fun events for all the family.

The exciting schedule includes lectures delivered by experts on magic and the supernatural, potion-making classes and a play inspired by the world’s most famous wizard.

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Borrowbox To Teach People How To Use e-books at Hull Central Library

Borrowbox To Teach People How To Use e-books at Hull Central Library
January 16, 2018

Hull Central Library users can learn how to make better use of e-books and audiobooks at a demonstration of digital publications.

A representative from Borrowbox, one of the library’s digital resource providers, will be at the library in Albion Street, Hull, on Wednesday 17 January from 1pm to 3pm to demonstrate how to easily access the online services on tablets and other electronic devices.

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Val Wood Prize 2017 Winner Announced

Val Wood Prize 2017 Winner Announced
October 17, 2017

Creative writers filled Hull Central Library this Saturday for the announcement of the Val Wood Prize 2017.

As Hull’s award-winning author, Val Wood has sold an estimated two million novels worldwide and continues to engage her fan base with the annual release of romantic and historical novels, set in the Nineteenth Century and based on fictional characters who live in Hull and the surrounding region.

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HULL : Get Online With IT sessions

HULL : Get Online With IT sessions
September 27, 2017

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 Week, between 2 and 8 October, is for anyone who wants to have a go at getting online for the first time and trying to use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone and how the internet can make life easier, cheaper, healthier and more fun.

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