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

Sat 1 Oct

9:30am-12:30pm

Hull Fair
Recreate all the fun of the fair and design a ride.
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions
Lecture Theatre
Thurs 6 Oct
10am-12 noon
Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library Area

Tues 11 Oct

12:30-1:30pm

A forgotten history? Remembering and representing slavery in the post-apartheid Cape - talk by Sam North
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks

Lecture Theatre

Thurs 20 Oct
10am-12 noon
Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library Area
Fri 28 Oct
11.00-16.00

Police Leadership, Then and Now
To celebrate and promote the papers of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) held by Hull University Archives we are holding a one day conference in partnership with the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Hull.  The conference will bring together historians and criminologists to consider issues of leadership in the police, past and present. 
The event is free but registration is required.

Lecture Theatre
Thurs 3 Nov
10am-12 noon
Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library Area

Sat 5 Nov

9:30am-12:30pm

Musical Mayhem
Fill the city with music - make instruments and build a concert venue.
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions
Lecture Theatre

Tues 8 Nov

12:30-1:30pm

"A Shocking case of starvation in Hull" - talk by Alan Deighton
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks
Lecture Theatre

Sat 3 Dec

9:30am-12:30pm

It's Christmas
Create a Victorian Christmas by making card, decoration and grottos.
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions
Lecture Theatre

Tues 13 Dec

12:30-1:30pm

A Cast of Thousands - staff talk about their favourite documents from amongst the collections - talk by History Centre staff
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks
Lecture Theatre