T C Patisserie Win Remarkable Cuppa Award

T C Patisserie Win Remarkable Cuppa Award
March 16, 2018

Beverley based T C Patisserie were the only business from the Historic Town to be acknowledged at the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism.

T C Patisserie scooped the award for ‘Remarkable Cuppa’ to ensure the town won something at the awards night which was attended by 500 people.

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Additional Sea Of Hull Photograph To Join Ferens’ Permanent Collection

Additional Sea Of Hull Photograph To Join Ferens' Permanent Collection
March 3, 2018

An additional Sea of Hull image, by Spencer Tunick, will join the Ferens Art Gallery’s permanent collection as a result of generous donations made by the public with the support of the Friends of the Ferens.

Three artworks were on display as part of the dramatic SKIN exhibition last year, and now a fourth image with join the collection as a fantastic reminder of that unique day on Saturday 9 July 2016 when Hull made worldwide headlines.

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HULL : Ferens Gains Principal Sponsor For Exhibition Programme

February 20, 2018

Ferens Art Gallery has gained a new principal sponsor to support a fantastic 2018/19 exhibition programme.

Local company Kingstown Works Ltd (KWL) will become the first ever principal sponsor of the Ferens exhibition programme, meaning it will continue to host the best of national and international exhibitions, following a record-breaking 2017.

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Woolly Zoo Uncages Crafty Animals At Hull History Centre

Woolly Zoo Uncages Crafty Animals At Hull History Centre
February 7, 2018

One of Hull’s most exotic historical attractions has been recreated – entirely from wool.

In 1861, the city’s hugely popular Spring Bank Zoological Gardens, which featured an impressive collection of animals including elephants, lions, tigers and polar bears, closed to the public.

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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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Record Breaking Visitor Figures For Ferens Art Gallery

Record Breaking Visitor Figures For Ferens Art Gallery
January 9, 2018

More than 519,000 people have visited Ferens Art Gallery in 2017, as Hull celebrated being UK City of Culture and has been hailed the most successful year in its 90 year history. This is an increase of 309 per cent compared to 2014.

Since reopening on 14 January 2017 after a £5.2m major refurbishment, the gallery, operated by Hull Culture and Leisure, has hosted an array of critically acclaimed exhibitions including the world’s most prestigious contemporary art awards the Turner Prize.

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HULL : Gym Membership For Emerging Local Boxing Talent

HULL : Gym Membership For Emerging Local Boxing Talent
November 25, 2017

Hull Culture and Leisure has awarded its first annual membership to a local talented athlete, as part of a new scheme to support the city’s future sporting stars reach world-class podiums.

Marko Voronovs, aged nine and from Spring Bank West, Hull is a member of Hull Boxing Centre and has achieved a place on the England Boxing Talent Programme (EBTP).

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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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New Tourism Strategy To Be Unveiled At Conference

New Tourism Strategy To Be Unveiled At Conference
November 1, 2017

Business leaders from across the region will be reflecting on the success of Hull 2017 while getting the first look at the county’s tourism strategy for the next five years when they attend next week’s annual tourism conference organised by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire.

Some 250 delegates will be attending Thursday’s (November 9) event at the Mercure Grange Park Hotel in Willerby and will hear from Fran Hegyi, executive director Hull 2017, and Matt Jukes, chief executive of Hull City Council, reflecting on all that has been achieved during City of Culture, before listening to industry expert Professor John Lennon, who will unveil VHEY’s new five-year tourism plan.

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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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Thrills And Spills Of Hull Fair Returns For 2017

Thrills And Spills Of Hull Fair Returns For 2017
September 26, 2017

Hull Fair, one of Europe’s largest travelling fairs, is set to return to the city for eight days from Friday 6 October until 11pm on Saturday 14 October.

Taking over 16 acres of Walton Street car park, Hull Fair boasts attractions from across many country.

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HULL : Want To Help Your Child With Their Schoolwork?

HULL : Want To Help Your Child With Their Schoolwork?
September 16, 2017

Parents, grandparents and carers are being offered a number of free short courses to enable them to help their child with school work.

Starting this week, Hull Culture and Leisure’s Libraries team will deliver the five-week courses in Incredible ICT and Fun with Phonics.

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Call For Artists To Submit Artwork For 2018 Open Exhibition

Call For Artists To Submit Artwork For 2018 Open Exhibition
September 15, 2017

The Ferens Art Gallery is calling for submissions from professional and amateur artists for the 2018 Open Exhibition.

Whether you are a seasoned exhibitor or entering for the very first time, if you’d like your work to be seen by thousands of people, or to sell, then the Ferens Open is the platform for you.

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