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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Adam Hills: Clown Heart

Topical wit and improvisations from the Aussie stand-up and host of Channel 4's The Last Leg.

Sat 15 Oct

£21 / 01482 300300

All For One Choir

Choirs from East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and West Yorks join forces along with talented soloists and guest Wayne Woodward who achieved second place in Britain's Got Talent 2016 along with The Garnett Family.

Sat 10 Dec

£13.50–£30 / 01482 300300

Basil And Co: A Comedy Dinner Show

Live comedy dining experience based on characters from classic sitcom Fawlty Towers.

Thu 20 Apr 2017

£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.

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 2017

£10–£15 / 01482 300300

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Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party

In the style of Buddy Holly's string of dance parties across the American mid west in 1959, celebrate the music of Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper, Dion & the Belmonts and Buddy Holly.

Fri 16 Sep

£19 (Children £18) / 01482 300300

Caro Emerald

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

Wed 19 Apr 2017

£22.50–£47.50 / 01482 300300

Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

The two members of the band Squeeze perform a selection of songs by the band, plus solo material fro each artist.

Thu 8 Sep

£32.50–£47.50 / 01482 300300

Christmas Memories

Neil Sands and his brilliant West End cast are back with their 2016 Christmas production which is a truly spectacular mix of over 60 of your favourite Christmas songs and carols, 40 stunning costume changes, lots of good old fashioned festive fun, and a unique atmosphere that will warm your heart on the coldest winter's…

Wed 30 Nov

£10 / 01482 300300

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Prague-based symphony orchestra, founded in 1993 by trumpeter Jan Hasenöhrl.

Thu 17 Nov

£18–£28 / 01482 300300

Playing work by Smetana, Shostakovich and Dvorak. Conducted by Heiko Mathias Förster.

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David Essex

The singer-songwriter, who rose to popularity in the 70s, performs his original pop songs from across his career.

Sat 12 Nov

£28.50–£38.50 / 01482 300300

Doug Scott's Everest: The Hard Way - Up and About

The first ascent of 'Everest: The Hard Way', when the late Dougal Haston and Doug Scott made the first ascent of the mountain's massive South West Face, remains one of the most significant climbs in mountaineering history. In this special lecture Doug will tell of the epic expedition and climb, how his life led up to this…

Fri 23 Sep

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Fri 18 Nov

£22 / 01482 300300

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Sun 20 Nov

£19.50 / 01482 300300

Frankly Sinatra

Stephen Triffitt presents a tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes himself.

Fri 14 Oct

£24 (£22) / 01482 300300

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Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast

The comical giant, known for his acting work in The Inbetweeners, Cuckoo and We Are Klang, presents his new stand-up show in four years.

Tue 21 Nov 2017

£27.50 / 01482 300300

Halle Orchestra

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

Thu 16 Mar 2017

£18–£28 / 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.

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 26 Nov

£8–£27 / 01482 300300

As part of the Battle Of The Somme Centenary the Orchestra will accompany live, the iconic 1916 film The Battle Of The Somme by Geoffrey Malins and John McDowell, using the acclaimed score by Laura Rossi. Conducted by Andrew Penny.

Sat 25 Feb 2017

£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.

Hull's Best Christmas Disco

Soul Solutions live on stage plus DJs Kev Roberts, Steve Womble, Chris King and guests, with disco and club classics in the Main Hall and Northern Soul and Motown in the Mortimer Suite.

Fri 16 Dec

£12.50–£15 / 01482 300300

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Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Sat 22 Oct

£23–£24.50 / 01482 300300

Jake Bugg

Singer-songwriter peddling a folky country indie sound.

Sun 30 Oct

£25 / 01482 300300

Jamie Raven

Tricks and illusions from the Britain's Got Talent runner-up.

Wed 16 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50; Children £16.50; £68) / 01482 300300

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

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

Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now

A new show from Widdicombe, who has been so busy doing everything else (appearing on TV, radio and writing/starring in his own sitcom) that we're surprised he's found the time to write a whole new stand-up tour.

Sat 8 Oct

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Kabaret Ani Mru-Mru (Cabaret Don't Say A Word)

The satirical comedy trio from Poland perform in the Polish language.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Live material from famous faces from TV panel shows and other comedy roadshows.

Fri 29 Jul

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Mortimer Suite

£15; £12.50 adv / 01482 300300

Featuring Pat Monahan, John Hastings, Brennan Reece and MC Damion Larkin.

Fri 19 Aug

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Four top stand-ups from the circuit.

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Fri 16 Sep

£12.50 / 01482 300300

Four top stand-ups from the circuit.

£12.50 / 01482 300300

…and 3 more dates until 17 Dec

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club Hull City Hall

Four top professional comedians Enjoy brilliant comedy A great night out! Each show has four top professional comedians from all over the world! to make you LOL! Previously we've booked the likes of Jason Manford, John Bishop and Sarah Millican before they hit the big time. Comedians off the telly and the best of…

Mother Goose

One Off Productions presents a Hull-themed pantomime with a local cast and special guests.

Wed 21 Dec

£14 (£12; Children £10; £42) / 01482 300300

Thu 22 Dec

£14 (£12; Children £10; £42) / 01482 300300

Fri 23 Dec

£14 (£12; Children £10; £42) / 01482 300300

…and 6 more dates until 29 Dec

Northern Soul And Motown Night

Northern soul and Motown anthems, plus modern soul classics, brought to you by DJs Kev Roberts, Ginger Taylor, Nige Brown, Sean Chapman, John Kane, Steve Woomble, Snowy, Andy Jackson, Shaun Kearney, Andy Bellwood and Daryl Scott.

Sat 30 Jul

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Omid Djalili

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

Sat 22 Apr 2017

£24 / 01482 300300

Opera & Ballet International: Aida

Verdi's drama about an enslaved Ethiopian princess stars Olga Perrier in the title role and Liza Kadelnik as Amneris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Thu 23 Mar 2017

£16–£33 / 01482 300300

Opera & Ballet International: La Boheme

Ellen Kent directs a production of Puccini's opera about the despairing love affair between Rodolfo and Mimi, features many famous arias including Your Tiny Hand Is Frozen. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Tue 21 Mar 2017

£16–£33 / 01482 300300

Opera & Ballet International: Nabucco

The four-act opera, composed in 1841 by Giuseppe Verdi, tells the story of the tyrannical Babylonian King who conquers and exiles Jews from their homelands. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Wed 22 Mar 2017

£16–£33 / 01482 300300

Panto Crime: A Comedy Murder Mystery

Award-winning BBC writer David Payne's farcical comedy combines themes of murder mystery with classic panto fun.

Thu 15 Dec

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Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time.

Tue 1 Nov

£30–£40 / 01482 300300

Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational

In this brand new show, Ranganathan explores the rationality of his worldview and explains why it's everyone else who is wrong.

Fri 21 Oct

£18.50 / 01482 300300

Ross Noble: Brain Dump

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Tue 13 Dec

Royal British Legion present Festival of Remembrance

Annual festival of remembrance from the Royal British Legion.

Fri 11 Nov

£12 (£10; Children £6; Family £25) / 01482 300300

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Classical concert from the renowned orchestra.

Thu 13 Oct

£18–£28 / 01482 300300

Eduardo Portal conducts the ensemble in a performance of Weber's Der Freischutz Overture, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Brahm's Symphony No 4, featuring Leticia Moreno on violin.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£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 2017

£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.

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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 2017

£24 / 01482 300300

Seann Walsh: One for the Road

Sharp and energetic observational humour from this fast-riser.

Sat 19 Nov

£14 / 01482 300300

Sensational 60's Experience

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Mon 21 Nov

£26 / 01482 300300

September In The Rain

John Godber's comedy about a Yorkshire miner his wife as they recount their life time of holidays in Blackpool.

Tue 27 Sep

Wed 28 Sep

Thu 29 Sep

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on his first solo tour in support of his album You and Me.

Sun 16 Oct

£32.50–£50 / 01482 300300

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Soul II Soul Ft Jazzie B & Caron Wheeler

Grammy Award-winning R&B group best known for their summer anthem Back To Life, featuring producer Jazzie B and vocalist Caron Wheeler.

Sat 3 Dec

£26.50 / 01482 300300

Steve Backshall's Wild World

Steve Backshall talks about his adventures, expeditions, his new novel Tiger Wars and his last book, Looking for Adventure.

Wed 2 Nov

£19.50 (Children £15.50) / 01482 300300

Summer Workshops: (Ages 8-15)

Work with a professional director, musical director and choreographer to learn drama and performance skills and put on a musical in just five days.

Mon 8 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £110 / 01482 300300

Tue 9 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £110 / 01482 300300

Wed 10 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £110 / 01482 300300

…and 2 more dates until 12 Aug

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Tue 29 Nov

£23–£24.50 / 01482 300300

Vampires Rock

Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.

Mon 31 Oct

£25.50 / 01482 300300

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