Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition – And You Can Get Involved

Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition - And You Can Get Involved
June 29, 2020

Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition hosted by Hull Museums, working with both Pride in Hull and Yorkshire MESMAC, and organisers want you to be part of it.

Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories of the annual event as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. 

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Queen Victoria’s Jewel-Cabinet To Visit Hull And Is Well Worth Seeing

Queen Victoria’s Jewel-Cabinet To Visit Hull And Is Well Worth Seeing
March 14, 2020

In the centre of Hull, proudly overlooking Ferens Art Gallery, stands Queen Victoria’s statue. Now, in Ferens’ latest exhibition, the monarch’s own Jewel-Cabinet will visit the city, as part of an ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust. 

This collaboration brings the artistic masterpiece, designed by Ludwig Grüner, to Hull for the first time, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection. 

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New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park

New Community Walking Scheme Launching In Hull’s West Park
February 11, 2020

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends, Hull City Council and Hull Culture and Leisure, Leisure Services are delighted to announce the launch of Walk Hull – West Park: a new community walking scheme.

Walk Hull – West Park is a community walking initiative designed to encourage people to walk in Hull’s West Park. It combines signs in the park with an easy-to-use smartphone app which tells walkers exactly how far they have travelled.

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Pop Sensation L Devine To Perform In Hull

Pop Sensation L Devine To Perform In Hull
February 11, 2020

One of the country’s most exciting pop talents is coming to Hull this summer.

L Devine, whose debut EP Growing Pains received critical acclaim and earned her a spot on Annie Mac’s stage at the Great Escape Festival, will perform at Hull Central Library on Sunday 24 May.

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Hundreds Of Artworks To Go On Display At 2020 Open Exhibition

Hundreds Of Artworks To Go On Display At 2020 Open Exhibition
February 10, 2020

The 53rd Annual Open Exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talents in the region, opens at Ferens Art Gallery on Saturday 15 February.

The exhibition will feature more than 370 artworks including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, textiles and film produced by local amateur and professional artists.

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HULL : Middle Child And Hull Libraries To Tour Pop-Up Plays

HULL : Middle Child And Hull Libraries To Tour Pop-Up Plays
October 3, 2019

Award-winning theatre company Middle Child is teaming up with Hull Libraries to bring a pop-up version of their script library to residents across Hull this autumn, called Plays Aloud.

Middle Child’s Theatre Library, based at their rehearsal space on the Thornton Estate, stocks over 1,000 plays by contemporary and classic writers, in association with their publishers Oberon Books.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull
September 19, 2019

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famous portrait of William Wilberforce will be exhibited in Hull as part of a major project, COMING HOME, launched by the National Portrait Gallery.

The COMING HOME project sees the National Portrait Gallery lend 50 portraits of iconic individuals to places across the UK where they are most closely associated. This country-wide initiative will enable the Gallery to work with local museums, galleries and other venues and provide communities across the country with the opportunity to celebrate their local heroes.

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