Christmas lights in Hull city centre
Christmas lights in Hull city centre

What’s on in Hull – November 2023

It’s beginning to look a lot like….but before then, there’s plenty of things to get excited about in Hull this November.

Festival of Remembrance

City Hall, 10 November, 7.30pm

The 2023 Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance takes place at City Hall this year and will be led by Humberside Police Band, supported by a variety of musicians and singers from around Hull and the East Riding.

The annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service takes place in Hull city centre on Sunday 12 November. At 10.30am the parade will leave Pease Street and travel to the Cenotaph before the annual service of remembrance takes place at 10.55am.

Hull Comedy Festival

Hull, November, various locations

November is officially the month that laughs thanks to the annual Hull comedy festival.

This year features tonnes of comics and performers including Jeddy Bear and Gary, Gary Delaney, Pete Firman and Bridget Christie.

Christmas Lights switch-on

Queen Victoria Square, Thursday 16 November, 5pm

If you aren’t in the Christmas spirit by mid-November, we can help. As always, the annual Christmas Lights switch-on will include a host of special guests and performers on the balcony of City Hall.

The entertainment starts at 5pm with the big switch-on at 6.45pm.

The Nutcracker

Connexin Live, Saturday 18 November, 2.30pm

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time for some old favorites to arrive in town.

Classical Ballet and Opera House present The Nutcracker at Connexin Live later this month, featuring a live orchestra with more than 30 musicians.

Santa Arrival Parade

Hull City Centre, Sunday 19 November, 11.15am

Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit Hull on Sunday 19 November. He will make his way through the city from the Hull New Theatre to Princes Quay, joined by troopers and various other characters.

Fly-tipped waste in Newland Avenue, Hull.
Some of the waste that had accumulated on-site.