Hull Blitz 70th Anniversary Exhibition

May 2011

Due to high levels of interest in the recent events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the worst two nights of the blitz on Hull, we have erected a small temporary exhibition at the History Centre.

Staff from the History Centre manned a stand at the remembrance events in Queen Victoria Square on Sunday 8 May. This proved very popular and due to the positive feedbackwe have received, the exhibition will run at the History Centre until June 2011.

There will also be an exhibition on the Blitz created by students from Bishop Burton College which will run from 1-26 July 2011.

Spotters on the Roof on the Guildhall in WWII

For a limited time only, a selection of the images featured in the exhibition are also available as high quality prints for the special price of £1. These include photographs of Hull taken at the time, as well as several wartime posters.

Firebomb Fritz Britain Shall Not Burn poster

Coverage of the Hull Blitz anniversary:

Hull Daily Mail - David Cameron's tribute to Hull

Hull Daily Mail - commemoration of Civilian War Dead

Yorkshire Post - Day of Remembrance

BBC News - Hurricane flypast

BBC Look North Image Gallery, featuring several of our images