24 May 2018

Cultural Highlights: 26 May – 1 June

We have a bumper collection of highlights for this bank holiday week. Make the most of it and check out the events below!

BACK TO OURS

29 May – 3 June 2018, Various Times, £2.50 – £7.50
Various Venues

The fifth festival is packed full of shows that you’ll love as they bring the best local and national talent to your doorstep. From aerial extravaganzas to incredible stories transporting you to Kenya, this may you can expect even more magical moments and laughs for the whole family. With venues all over the city and a huge variety of different shows it will be tough to pick just one!

SCOTTISH COLOURISTS FROM THE FLEMING COLLECTION

25 May – 15 Jul 2018, 10:00am, Free
Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull

Opening this week a collection of the four celebrated Scottish artists named the Colourists. Samuel Peploe, Francis Cadell, John Duncan Fergusson and Leslie Hunter, together, they introduced the dramatic and intense colours of French Impressionism and Fauvism into British art in the 1920s, influenced by the art of Monet, Matisse and Cezanne.

PARKLAND TOURS

26 – 27 May 2018, 2:00pm, £0 – £11
Burton Constable Hall

Have you ever wondered about the work behind mainstain a stately homes gardens? Take a tour of the incredible 330 acres of stunning historic parkland that surrounds Burton Constable Hall and enjoy what is the best documented example of a landscape worked by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.

BATTERY BOILER BIKE FRAME LUMBER RAG BONE! BY RUSSELL BOYCE

23 May – 29 July 2018, Free
HIP Gallery

HIP Gallery (AKA The Hull Independant Photography) has an exceptional new exhibition of photographs from Hull in the early 1980’s. Taken by Russel Boyce the photographs were shot in West Hull, mainly around Hessle Rd & Woodcock Street.

MICHAEL ROSEN’S CHOCOLATE CAKE

26 May 2018, 11:00am  1:30pm  4:00pm , £10
Hull Truck Theatre

Ohhh! I LOVE Chocolate Cake! Follow the adventures of two brothers and the mysterious night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake in this scrumptious new musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s beloved poem Chocolate Cake, by the team that adapted We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

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