Photographer Russell Boyce is reflected in a mirror as Rag and Bone man George Norris adjusts the load on his horse and cart in Hull 1983 (Picture by Russell Boyce). The image is part of the new HU3 exhibition at Humber Street Gallery this month.

What’s on in Hull – February 2024

2024 is up and running, the evenings are getting lighter and there’s plenty of things happening in Hull this month to keep you entertained.

Here’s just a handful of things taking place this February –

You and Me in HU3

Humber Street Gallery, 9 Feb – 14 April, various times

You and Me in HU3 presents the work of two photographers, Russell Boyce and George Norris.

The exhibition combines analogue black and white photographs with ongoing collaborative work, and explores half a century of change across the HU3 area of Hull.

Rainbow Valentine’s Ball

Guildhall, Friday 16 Feb, 7.30pm until midnight

The Lord Mayor’s Rainbow Valentine’s Ball returns for the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak.

The event raises funds for both Pride in Hull with the Pride Prom and the Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal Fund, which is this year supporting Hull4Heroes and Dove House Hospice.

Hull Maritime Guided Tours

Hull City Centre, 10 Feb until 3 Nov, various times

Explore the maritime heritage of the city centre with our White Badge accredited volunteers.

Discover 800 years of maritime heritage through the buildings, stories and people of Kingston upon Hull. The tour visits historic and popular sights in the old town and on Hull’s stunning marina.

Sirius West’s Maritime Arts Quest

Streetlife Museum, 1 Feb until 29 Feb, various times

Students at Sirius Academy West in Hull explore their local heritage and the fishing industry.

Students at Sirius Academy West in Hull have been finding out about their local heritage in a ‘Young Maritime Creatives’ project funded by Hull Maritime. Pupil’s aged 11- 16 have been exploring Hessle Road’s once thriving fishing industry and the tragedies of its trawlermen and their pioneering headscarf wearing wives.

The History of Pearson Park

Pearson Park, Saturday 10 Feb, 1pm

Join local historian and YouTuber Jamie Topliss-Yates (aka Hull History Nerd) to discover the history of Pearson Park

The talk will explore the story of the People’s Park, and the unexpected fall of the man whose name the park still bears. There will also be an opportunity at the end of the talk for a Q&A.

Roadworks signs
People caught on camera dumping waste in Hull.