Hull City Hall
- Telephone 01482 300300
- Website www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullcityhall
This building, designed in Baroque style by Hull's own Joseph Hirst, is a civic building in the city, which can be found in Queen Victoria Square. As well as a series of arts events, with gigs from big name comedians and classical musicals regularly included in the programme, the venue can also be hired for meetings and weddings.
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The Abominable Dr Phibes: Film Screening And Live Music
The cult British horror, starring Vincent Price, screened with a live soundtrack.
Fri 17 Feb
£10 (£6) / 01482 300300
For fifty years, Al Stewart has been writing and singing songs. This concert sees him playing acoustic versions from his musical back pages going all the way back to the bedsit with Bedsitter Images. He will be accompanied by his long-time collaborator Dave Nachmanoff and guitarist Tim Renwick. Stewart came to stardom…
BBC Radio Humberside: Jack And The Beanstalk
The classic children's tale gets the pantomime treatment starring the staff of BBC Radio Humberside and Look North.
Sat 28 Jan
Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band
A mixed programme of brass classics, arrangements and medleys from the band whose distinctive sumptuous sound, laser-sharp precision and rich and varied repertoire have gained them world-wide acclaim.
English singer-songwriter and Britain's Got Talent finalist, who is originally from Hull and performs soul music.
Cannon And Ball: The Dressing Room
This comedy play written by Bobby Ball combines sitcom with variety and comedy. Part play, part variety show, expect a whole night of great entertainment
Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.
Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?
Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.
The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare
The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.
Wed 15 Feb
Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.
Dave Spikey: Juggling On A Motorbike
The comedian takes a look back at his comedy career which has spanned 30 years.
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Ellen Kent's La Bohème
Puccini's romantic opera is staged traditionally, directed by Ellen Kent and starring international soloists.
An Evening with Aggers & Tuffers
Following the path of Geoffrey Boycott, Sunil Gavaskar and Graeme Swann, Jonathan Agnew and Phil Tuffnell talk cricket.
Wed 8 Feb
An Evening With Levison Wood
The best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter shares tales and anecdotes from his time as a soldier in the Parachute Regiment and his subsequent transition into life as an explorer.
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast
The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.
The award-winning symphony orchestra from Manchester performs. Featuring Ryan Wrigglesworth as conductor and Elizabeth Watts as soprano.
Hidden Orchestra: Journey To The Unknown
The ensemble presents a live electro-acoustic mash-up featuring improvisers Evan Parker, Matt Wright, Adam Linson and Spring Heel Jack.
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra: Classics in the City: The Audience Chooses
Orchestral pieces and piano concertos chosen by the audience during 2016, with pianist Peter Donohoe.
Sat 13 May
£8–£27 / 01482 300300
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra
- Directed by: Andrew Penny (cond)
- Written by: Holst
The Hull Philharmonic was founded in 1881 and is one of the leading amateur orchestras in the country, with a reputation for successfully tackling challenging works.
Sat 25 Feb
£8–£27 / 01482 300300
The ensemble performs Karl Jenkins' new piece for Hull UK City of Culture 2017: a World Premiere for Organ and Orchestra commissioned by the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra, plus Ravel's Piano Concerto In G and Saint-Saens' Symphony No 3 'The Organ Symphony', featuring piano soloist Martin Roscoe and organist Jonathan Scott. Andrew Penny conducts.
Iconic The Show
A live show crammed with hits from iconic movies, including Pulp Fiction, James Bond and Mad Max.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Fri 3 Mar
£27.50 / 01482 300300
Jon Richardson: Old Man
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.
BAFTA-award winning character actor Justin Fletcher presents a family-friendly mix of games, jokes, songs and plenty of surprises.
Sat 4 Mar
Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian
The comedian tells the true story of when she was the member of a teenage church group.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Live material from famous faces from TV panel shows and other comedy roadshows.
Fri 20 Jan
Tue 24 Jan
Fri 24 Feb
Lunchtime Organ Showcase
With Roger Bryan of Bowdon Parish Church.
Milton Jones is Out There
Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.
Mind On The Run: The Basil Kirchin Story
A three-day festival celebrating Basil Kirchin, a founding father of ambient sound. The lineup features Goldfrapp's Will Gregory with members of the BBC Concert Orchestra, Evan Parker, Future Bubblers, Alexander Hawkins, Steve Cobby and a Jerry Dammers' Library Music DJ set
Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is
Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.
Murder At The Red Mill: A Musical Comedy Murder Mystery
The Laughlines cast perform a live situation Moulin Rouge parody experience with immersive french-themed dining.
Sat 11 Feb
£42 / 01482 300300
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
Psychic Sally: Call Me Psychic
New show from Sally Morgan.
Roy Chubby Brown
Sarcastic and insulting humour of a blue hue from the Yorkshire-born stand-up. While his comedy is controversial in nature and as a result, television performances are a rarity, Brown has been cited as one of the most important comedians of the past 25 years. Not suitable for under 18s or those of a nervous disposition.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946, is one of the most respected orchestras in the country.
Thu 2 Feb
£18–£28 / 01482 300300
The ensemble, conducted by Robert Ziegler, performs the music of John Williams, celebrating one of the world's most prolific and respected film composers. Featuring music from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Harry Potter, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Superman, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Hook, Fiddler on the Roof, Home Alone, War Horse and many more.
Thu 25 May
£18–£28 / 01482 300300
The ensemble are joined by the Leeds Philharmonic Choir, plus soprano Galina Averina, mezzo Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, tenor Joshua Ellicot, baritone Gary Griffiths and Danny Driver on piano in a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 and Symphony No 9. Mario Venzago conducts.
Ruby Wax: Frazzled
Ruby Wax discusses her new book, Frazzled, which is a guide to mindfulness.
Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.
Sean Lock: Keep it Light
The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.
Sean O'Hagan And Friends: We Start Counting
The musician performs with this specially convened ensemble, paying homage to the lyrical side of Basil Kirchin's oeuvre.
Fri 17 Feb
Sounds Within Sounds: Jerry Dammers' Library Music - DJ Set
The co-founder of The Specials, founder of 2 Tone Records, and leading light of the ska revival, explores the wonderful and sometimes weird world of background music for film and TV.
Sun 19 Feb
£6–£10 / 01482 300300
Children and adults watch wrestlers duke it out at this event.
Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.
Pianists David Barton and Al Kilvo take to the stage to perform some of the biggest rock'n'roll songs from the 1950s era, covering hits from the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis, Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly.
Welcome to the Carnevil
The Circus of Horrors present the story of a young girl who runs away to join the circus but finds herself in a big top ruled by the undead. Set in Victorian London when Jack The Ripper was at large and the Freakshow was all the rage the show features killer clowns, sword swallowers, demon dwarfs and death deifying…
Will Gregory With BBC Concert Orchestra And Special Guests
The Goldfrapp member curates the concert with the help of the orchestra and some special guests. Featuring works by Basil Kirchin, St Etienne, Jim O'Rourke and others.
Sun 19 Feb
£18 (£12) / 01482 300300