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

Thurs 5 May

10am-12 noon

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

Sat 7 May

9:30am-12:30pm

Liquid Cryst-Hull
Make a Liquid crystal collage and a science lab for your experiments
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions
Lecture Theatre

Sat 7 May

2:00pm-4:00pm

Wardens, Welfare & Victory: The Unbroken Spirit of the Hull Blitz
Join us at the Hull History Centre for a commemoration of the Hull Blitz

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Anita Harrison will open proceedings at 2pm
2.15pm – 2.45pm Pete Jones will be singing songs from the War
2.45pm – 3pm Yorkshire Film Archive films showing events of 1941
3.15pm – 3.45pm Pete Jones
3.45pm – 4pm Yorkshire Film Archive films showing events of 1941
4pm Pete Jones finishes the event with more songs from the War

Our exhibition, Wardens, Welfare & Victory: The Unbroken Spirit of the Hull Blitz will also be on display once more and we will be launching our new source guide, based on the exhibition which tells the story of the City during the Blitz from the original documents we hold here.
Arcade, Lecture Theatre

Tues 10 May

12:30-1:30pm

The Fall and Rise of National Picture Theatre - talk by Hilary Byers
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks

Lecture Theatre

Thurs 19 May

10am-12 noon

Family History Helpdesk
Advice on tracing your family tree
See our Family History Helpdesk page for more information
Library area
Thurs 2 Jun

10am-12 noon

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

Sat 4 June

9:30am-12:30pm

Dr Who
Make a Tardis, draw your favourite monster or create an alien landscape
Part of our regular History Makers craft and Lego sessions
Lecture Theatre

Sat 11 June

10:00am-4:00pm

Rationing and Regeneration: Hull 1945-1951
Join us for a trip down memory lane as we look at how Hull began its recovery in the aftermath of war. This free event will feature:

Pete Jones and Cherie Lawrence - 1940s tribute singers and films showing life in the City post war.
Rationing and Regeneration: Hull 1945-1951 - An exhibition drawing heavily from extensive archives held at the History Centre
Free craft and Lego activities as well as traditional stalls - Buy food on the day or bring along a picnic and join the fun!

Lecture Theatre, Arcade and Gardens

Tues 14 Jun

12:30-1:30pm

The Birth of Council Housing in Hull - talk by Carol Kerry-Green
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks
Lecture Theatre
Thurs 16 Jun

10am-12 noon

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