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 historycentre@hullcc.gov.uk or drop by to reserve your place for the courses as places are limited!

When What Where

Thurs 4 Feb

10am-12 noon

Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library area

Sat 6 Feb

9.30-12.30

Rugby Revelry
Create a logo for your very own team or design a winner's trophy
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions

Lecture Theatre

Tues 9 Feb

12:30-1:30pm

The Lives of Master Mariners in Seventeenth Century Kingston Upon Hull - talk by Mike Rymer
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks

Lecture Theatre

Tues 16 Feb

10:30-12:30pm &
1:30-3:30pm

History Makers - February Half-Term Animation - City of Culture
Foundation of Hull - Time travel through Hull's story - from it's early beginnings as a port to the City of Culture. Build iconic Hull landmarks from the Spurn Light Ship to Toads!
Part of our History Makers February Half Term Animation sessions with Bishop Burton.

Lecture Theatre

Wed 17 Feb

10:30-12:30pm &
1:30-3:30pm

History Makers - February Half-Term Animation - Game of Walls
Hull in the Civil War - Re-create the City Walls and build the defences and weapons that made Hull so attractive to King Charles I.
Part of our History Makers February Half Term Animation sessions with Bishop Burton.

Lecture Theatre

Thurs 18 Feb

10am-12 noon

Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library area

Thurs 18 Feb

10:30-12:30pm &
1:30-3:30pm

History Makers - February Half-Term Animation - Amy's Adventures
Amy Johnson and flight - Build the planes that Amy Johnson used to set her world records and make your own action adventures, create the biggest Lego Airfield in Hull!
Part of our History Makers February Half Term Animation sessions with Bishop Burton.

Lecture Theatre

Fri 19 Feb

10:30-12:30pm &
1:30-3:30pm

History Makers - February Half-Term Animation - Home Front
Hull during WW2 - Discover the bravery of the people of Hull when the City was blitzed during World War 2. From Anderson Shelters to famous landmarks lost to bombs - a truly morale 'building' experience!
Part of our History Makers February Half Term Animation sessions with Bishop Burton.

Lecture Theatre

Thurs 3 Mar

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 Mar

9:30-1:30pm

Kings and Queens
Make a crown and a castle fit for a monarch
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions

Lecture Theatre

Tues 8 Mar

12:30-1:30pm

Hull: Design by decades - talk by Andy Hempel
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks

Lecture Theatre

Thurs 17 Mar

10am-12 noon

Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library area