Events

There is an exciting programme of events for all the family! Please check further details for a description of the event including times. Unless otherwise stated all events are FREE and at the History Centre - location details and map.

For details of current and forthcoming displays, as well as information on submitting an exhibitors proposal and related policies, please see our Arcade Exhibitions page.

Telephone (01482 317500), e-mail hullhistorycentre@hcandl.co.uk or drop by to reserve your place for the courses as places are limited!

When What Where
  Book sale 
Grab yourself a bargain in the library area
Library Area
Thurs 22 June
12.30-1.30pm
Thursday 22nd June 12.30-1.30  My Long and Winding Route to Hessle Road - talk by Dr Alec Gill MBE. 

By popular demand a second opportunity to hear Alec’s talk first delivered at the History Centre on Tuesday 13 June.


Please note - there is a maximum of 100 spaces. Tickets will be available from 11.45 on Thursday morning and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive promptly if you want a ticket. Doors will open at 12.15.

Lecture Theatre
Sat 1st July
9.30-12.30
Listen...!
A fun workshop with artist Jason Singh as he explores vocal sound effects. We will also make things inspired by sound and noise. 
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions.
Lecture Theatre
Tues 11 July
12.30-1.30pm

The Hothams, Governors of Hull and the Civil War - talk by Andrew Hopper
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks

Lecture Theatre
Mon 24th July
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre
Mon 31st July
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre
Sat 5th Aug
9.30-12.30
Beverley Gate 
Lets build defences to defy King Charles as we re-enact the siege of Hull in 1642. Design your own coat of arms to go on your shield. 
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions.
Lecture Theatre
Mon 7th Aug
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre
Mon 14th Aug
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre
Mon 21st Aug
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre
Sat 2nd Sept
9.30-12.30
Bricks and mortar 
Explore Hull’s rich architecture by recreating some of its iconic buildings in Lego or design a building for our City of Culture.
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions.
Lecture Theatre
Mon 4th Sept
10-4pm
Civil War
An additional History Maker craft and Lego session with activities to tie-in with our exhibition Plots, Intrigue and Treason: Hull in the Civil War. The arcade will be open but the library, PC suite and searchroom will not be open on this day.
Lecture Theatre