Hull Philharmonic Orchestra performs at Hull City Hall on Saturday, February 25 where its members will showcase a bespoke piece of music from Sir Karl Jenkins, widely regarded as the world’s most popular living composer.
Published: Monday 20th February 2017
Ahead of Mind on the Run: The Basil Kirchin Story (February 17-19 at Hull City Hall), KCOM Culture spoke to many of the participating musicians and Kirchin’s friends to gain an insight into the amazing musical mind of a forgotten genius of post-war British music.
Published: Wednesday 15th February 2017
Hull Fair, the largest travelling fair in Europe, has been entertaining the city’s people for more than 700 years and this year’s event has been another wonderful mix of vibrant colour, flashing lights and adrenaline-inducing rides.
Published: Thursday 13th October 2016
‘A festival for the people, by the people’ is the Humber Street Sesh mantra, but who are the people who work tirelessly around the year, fueled on passion and dedication? We visited the team to hear their stories.
Published: Friday 12th August 2016
A Moth for Amy is a mass engagement public art project, modeled on Hull’s highly successful ‘Larkin with Toads’ scheme. Amy Johnson flew a De Havilland Gipsy Moth to Australia as well as several other de Havilland Moths during her flying career.
Published: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
The 38th Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival took place in “God’s aircraft hanger”, Holy Trinity Church, last month. We ventured down to see how the unique space was being used to celebrate local brewers and their 126 real ales. Plus we learnt how beer saved lives back in 1320!
Published: Tuesday 10th May 2016
Hull's event calendar got a whole lot creepier this October with the addition of a Halloween Family Fun Day & Convention at Costello Stadium. Fans of all kinds of horror got together in the run up to Halloween to celebrate the spooky genre; dressing up as their favourite characters, exploring crafts, comics and even creepy animals. KC Culture was there to check it out and even interview so...
Published: Friday 23rd October 2015
One of the most cultural events in Hull's event calendar is the Humber All-Nations Alliance (HANA) International Fashion Show, which took place at Hull City Hall in early October (2015). The event showcases different fashion and culture from all around the world, by people who now live and work right here in Hull and East Yorkshire. Take a look as we went behind the scenes to speak with the organi...
Published: Friday 9th October 2015