Past Events

Here is a selection of some of the events that have taken place at the History Centre over the last few months!  Please check the further details for a description of the event including times.


When What
3rd Oct 2009 Writes and Wrongs Conference
The conference was held to complement the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Liberty and was being held at the University of Hull, the home of the archives of Liberty. An exhibition of selected documents from the Liberty Archive was also on display.
15th Feb 2010 History of the World in 100 Objects
Over 600 people came to the Hull History Centre to find out more about the objects shortlisted from our region featured in this major BBC campaign and take part in events throughout the day.
9th Aug 2010

Larkin's Spec-tacular birthday!
A fun day for all the family which included art workshops, live music and most importantly cake!

11 Sep 2010


Time Troopers: Top of the POPerties
Public of all ages came to the History Centre to take part in the pop-up postcard challenge and created their own 3D piece of history. This tied in with the Heritage Open Days which were celebrated at the Centre with guided tours of the building and badge making!

25 – 28 Oct 2010

From mini-plays to creating masks, these free daily sessions were a big hit and helped the young people visiting the centre make their own mark on history with Hull Community Theatre!

10 - 17 Nov 2010 Stories for a November Night
Authors from the local area performed readings from their latest work and fielded questions from the public.