Sunk Island (copyright Fiona Caley)

Hubert Nicholson and Sunk Island: a Novel Place Reclaimed

Saturday 18th November, 10am - 5pm

Part of the Being Human festival.

Join a guided coach tour/walk around the area associated with Hubert Nicholson’s east coast novel Sunk Island (1956).

The tour will take in specific landmarks and include performed readings from the novel. It will begin with introductory talks and a Yorkshire lunch at Ottringham Village Hall before moving on to Sunk Island finishing in Holy Trinity Church and Heritage Centre with light refreshments and an exhibition on Nicholson and the history and geography of Sunk Island, with local recollections and photographs of the 1953 east coast flood.

The event begins at Ottringham Village Hall at 11.30am. For those travelling from the University of Hull, there is a coach pick up from the Main Entrance at 10.30am. 

The event is free, but people do need to register via the event page on the Being Human website.