Images of the Open Exhibition, Live Like Legends, Jools Holland and Medieval Mayhem.
From top left, clockwise. A previous Open Exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, Live Like Legends artwork, an image from a medieval event and Jools Holland.

What’s on in Hull – July 2024

Summer finally seems to be here, so let’s have a look at what Hull has got to offer this July.

Live Like Legends

Humber Street Gallery, Friday 19 July until Sunday 22 September , various times

Live Like Legends, will showcase four decades of Hull’s vibrant street art and graffiti scene this summer.

Spanning two floors, the show will explore the joys and complexities of this unique form of public expression, which has had a striking presence in Hull since the early 1980s.

Medieval Mayhem

Museums Quarter, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July

Enjoy a weekend of medieval merriment and mayhem for all the family, as the Museums Quarter is transformed into a medieval encampment.

Come face-to-face with knights in armour, a unit of archers, medieval residents, craftspeople and musicians.

Pride in Hull

Zebedee’s Yard, Saturday 27 July

Celebrate and support the LGBTQIA+ community at what is almost one of the most colourful and exciting events of the year.

Open Exhibition

Ferens Art Gallery, Until September 22, various times

The annual Open Exhibition at the Ferens Art Gallery has celebrated the creativity of local amateur and professional artists since 1967.

Each year the Open Exhibition provides an exciting opportunity for artists to display and sell artwork. Visitors can expect to see a fascinating array of artwork including impressive paintings, photography and textiles, as well as a number of striking sculptures and ceramics, most of which will be for sale.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Hull City Hall, Monday 15 July, 7.30pm

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return to Hull with an electrifying night of music.
The former Squeeze pianist and presenter of the hit BBC TWO show ‘Later…With Jools Holland’ will be joined by Gilson Lavis, a special guest TBC, and guest vocalists Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall, and Sumudu Jayatilaka.

Calamity Jane

Hull Truck Theatre, Wednesday 17 July until Saturday 20 July, 7.30pm

Get ready for a wild and rowdy ride as NAPA returns to Hull Truck Theatre with their production of the iconic Doris Day musical Calamity Jane.

The Guildhall in Hull, with Charles Wilson statue in the foreground
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