Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Supports Stars Of The Future

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra Supports Stars Of The Future
April 30, 2019

The Hull Philharmonic is to premiere a piece written by Beverley-born Kerrin Tatman in the first of three concerts to recognise and celebrate local talent.

The performance of his Fantasy for Viola and Orchestra at Hull City Hall on May 11 is the result of an initiative that enables young composers to have their work performed by a symphony orchestra.

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Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!

Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!
September 30, 2018

It’s Different For Girls, a brand new musical by local all-female theatre company She Productions, is inspired by Hull’s own pioneering 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends.

Their unique all-girl line-up attracted the crowds both in their home town, London, and eventually took them to perform to the US troops in Germany.

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#whateyesee – HERIB Rebrands To Sight Support

#whateyesee - HERIB Rebrands To Sight Support
May 1, 2018

A Hull and East Yorkshire charity, supporting people with visual impairment has today changed its name from HERIB to Sight Support Support Hull and East Yorkshire.

The rebrand and name change aims to engage more people, whatever their degree of visual impairment, through its wide ranging support services.

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Dancers From Beverley To Play Their Part On A Strictly Fabulous Night

Dancers From Beverley To Play Their Part On A Strictly Fabulous Night
March 14, 2018

24 amateur dances, including a pair from Beverley will hit the stage later this month for the Strictly Learn to Dance final in aid of East Yorkshire’s local Hospice, Dove House.

Taking place on Friday 23rd March Hull City Hall will be covered in glitter as the dancers show off their skills to bring us their wonderful Waltzes, perfect Paso Dobles and fantastic Foxtrots, all vying for your support to be crowned Strictly Champions 2018.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Continues Five Year Residency At Hull City Hall

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Continues Five Year Residency At Hull City Hall
November 13, 2017

Hull Culture & Leisure and Hull City Council are delighted to announce the continuation of a significant partnership for a further five years with an international orchestra – the Royal Philharmonic – securing their presence in the city until 2024.

The announcement was made at the beginning of the Orchestra’s concert at Hull City Hall, which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

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The Maritime Museum Goes To The Movies All This Week

The Maritime Museum Goes To The Movies All This Week
October 23, 2017

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 sea and seafaring as part of the national Museums at Night.

This is a chance to see some much loved classics, family favourites and fascinating documentaries on the big screen in a magnificent museum setting. Screenings start on Saturday 21 October and run until Friday 27 October.

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HULL 2017 : A Song All About Hull Aims For Chart Success

HULL 2017 : A Song All About Hull Aims For Chart Success
October 16, 2017

A song celebrating Hull’s culture, history and talent is being released with the help of hundreds of schoolchildren and a few famous faces.

The project, Song for Hull, has brought together talented young singers from across the city to perform with stars Jonathan Ansell, The Garnett Family and rapper NB on the record marking Hull’s historic year as City of Culture.

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Hull And East Riding Health Expo Is Back; Bigger And Better

Hull And East Riding Health Expo Is Back; Bigger And Better
October 14, 2017

Health organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire are once again joining forces to present the biggest showcase of healthcare and innovation from across the region.

Organised by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), East Riding of Yorkshire CCG, City Health Care Partnership CIC and Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the 2017 Hull and East Riding Health Expo will this year take place at Hull City Hall on 19 October.

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Hull Mela Returns As Part Of UK City Of Culture Celebrations

Hull Mela Returns As Part Of Uk City Of Culture Celebrations
September 6, 2017

The tastes, sounds and vibrant colours of India will be showcased in Hull next weekend as part of a spectacular celebration at City Hall.

Hull Indian Mela, on Saturday 16 September, will see performances from exotic and authentic dancers, as well as tasty and mouth-watering food served up by one of the city’s hottest restaurants.

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Author Val Wood Receives University’s ‘Doctor’ Accolade

Author Val Wood Receives University’s 'Doctor' Accolade
July 14, 2017

The University of Hull presented award-winning author, Valerie Wood with an honorary Degree of Doctor of the University, in recognition of her exceptional service and devotion to literature at a ceremony held at Hull City Hall.

Valerie, also known as Val, received the honour to celebrate her writing career which focusses on fictional characters living in and around the city of Hull during the Nineteenth Century.

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HULL : Join Voices As Hull Celebrates Being A Singing City

HULL : Join Voices As Hull Celebrates Being A Singing City
July 11, 2017

A spectacular day of singing workshops and group performances is set to raise the roof at Hull City Hall on Saturday 15 July.

The Bigger Sing, part of the Hull UK City of Culture celebrations, will get underway from 9am, offering something for everyone from experienced singers to complete novices.

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Kofi Annan Former United Nations Secretary-General To Visit Hull

Kofi Annan Former United Nations Secretary-General To Visit Hull
June 15, 2017

Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997-2006) and Founder and Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, is visiting Hull to deliver the Wilberforce Lecture in September.

Mr Annan’s visit coincides with the Freedom Festival which celebrates through artistic and cultural expression, Hull’s independent spirit and historic contribution to the cause of Freedom.

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Over 200 Hull Children Take To The Stage For The Big Sing

Over 200 Hull Children Take To The Stage For The Big Sing
May 28, 2017

Over 200 schoolchildren are getting ready to take to the stage at Hull City Hall on Monday 5 June when they come together for Opera North’s Big Sing.

The younger singers are being supported by 2017 Hull UK City of Culture and come from three primary schools in the city: Gillshill Primary School, Ings Primary School and Thanet Primary School; they are joined by Year 7 and 8 pupils from Baysgarth School in Barton Upon Humber, together with pupils from Opera North’s Singing Schools: Adelaide Primary School, Kingswood Parks Primary School and Bude Park Primary School.

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