Hull City Hall

Hull City Hall
Queen Victoria Square, Paragon Street, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 3RQ
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Hull City Hall

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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There are 46 events at this location

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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

Al Stewart

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…

Wed 3 May

£42.90 / 01482 300300

Thu 20 Apr

£18–£28 / 01482 300300

The Salford-based orchestra, led by Dutch conductor Jac van Steen and joined by violinist Tasmin Little, performs pieces by Elgar, Walton, Bizet and Debussy.

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.

Sun 29 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.

Sat 21 Jan

£10–£15 / 01482 300300

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Calum Scott

English singer-songwriter and Britain's Got Talent finalist, who is originally from Hull and performs soul music.

Thu 2 Mar

£15 / 01482 300300

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

Tue 7 Feb

£18 (£16) / 01482 300300

Caro Emerald

Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.

Wed 19 Apr

£22.50–£47.50 / 01482 300300

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Fri 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

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

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Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Fri 17 Nov

£19.50–£39.50 / 01482 300300

Dave Spikey: Juggling On A Motorbike

The comedian takes a look back at his comedy career which has spanned 30 years.

Thu 4 May

Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 7 Dec

£24 / 01482 300300

Ellen Kent's La Bohème

Puccini's romantic opera is staged traditionally, directed by Ellen Kent and starring international soloists.

Tue 21 Mar

£16–£33 / 01482 300300

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

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

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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.

Mon 20 Feb

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.

Tue 21 Nov

Wed 22 Nov

Halle Orchestra

The award-winning symphony orchestra from Manchester performs. Featuring Ryan Wrigglesworth as conductor and Elizabeth Watts as soprano.

Thu 16 Mar

£18–£28 / 01482 300300

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.

Sat 18 Feb

£12–£18 / 01482 300300

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.

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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.

Thu 11 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 14 Oct

Justin's Party

BAFTA-award winning character actor Justin Fletcher presents a family-friendly mix of games, jokes, songs and plenty of surprises.

Sat 4 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

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Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian

  • 2 stars

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

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Four top stand-ups from the circuit.

Tue 24 Jan

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Four top stand-ups from the circuit.

Fri 24 Feb

Mortimer Suite

£15; £12.50 adv / 01482 300300

MC Damion Larkin introduces four up-and-coming and established stand-ups to the stage.

…and 4 more dates until 16 Jun

Lunchtime Organ Showcase

With Roger Bryan of Bowdon Parish Church.

Wed 1 Feb

£4.50 / 01482 300300

A recital by the organist Tony Pinel of St Chad's Parish Church, Shrewsbury.

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Fri 1 Dec

£26 / 01482 300300

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

Fri 17 Feb

Sat 18 Feb

Sun 19 Feb

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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.

Thu 26 Jan

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.

Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Sat 22 Apr

£24 / 01482 300300

Psychic Sally: Call Me Psychic

New show from Sally Morgan.

Tue 23 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

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.

Thu 23 Feb

£20 / 01482 300300

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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.

Tue 21 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 300300

Sally Morgan

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.

Tue 23 May

£24 / 01482 300300

Sean Lock: Keep it Light

The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.

Wed 10 May

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

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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

Superslam Wrestling

Children and adults watch wrestlers duke it out at this event.

Fri 10 Feb

£15 (£10; Children £10; £45) / 01482 300300


Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Thu 13 Apr

£19 / 01482 300300

Two Pianos

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.

Fri 21 Apr

£12; £10 adv / 01482 300300

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…

Wed 15 Feb

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.

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