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Half-term adventures, exhibitions & more – Hull events roundup 29 Jan


As we push into February, get ready for a month packed with diverse events in Hull & East Yorkshire! From insightful exhibitions to gripping live shows, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained. Whether you’re into arts, sports, or family activities, we’ve got you covered – check out the lineup and make your plans now!

There are plenty more events going on not included here, so don’t forget to check out our events listings for the whole selection.

Introduction to Stand-up Comedy with Kevin Precious at Hull Truck Theatre

Date and Time: Wed 31 Jan 2024 @ 7:00pm

Ever dreamed of being a stand-up comedian? ‘Introduction to Stand-up Comedy’ with Kevin Precious at Hull Truck Theatre is your chance to learn the ropes. This comprehensive course culminates in a live performance, where participants get to showcase their newly honed skills.

Madama Butterfly at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: Wed 31 Jan 2024 @ 7:30pm

Check out a stunning performance of ‘Madama Butterfly’ at Hull City Hall. Presented by Opera International with Ellen Kent, this production features the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv. Expect breathtaking sets, including a spectacular Japanese garden, and authentic antique kimonos in this emotional opera.

Sirius West’s Maritime Arts Quest at Streetlife Museum

Thu 1 Feb 2024 – Thu 29 Feb 2024 @ 10:00am – 4:00pm

Dive into Hull’s rich maritime history with the Sirius Academy West’s ‘Maritime Arts Quest’ at the Streetlife Museum. This unique exhibition, part of the ‘Young Maritime Creatives’ project funded by Hull Maritime, showcases the creative talents of 11-16-year-olds who have explored the city’s fishing industry heritage. Discover the stories of Hessle Road’s trawlermen and their headscarf-wearing wives through the imaginative eyes of these young students.

Dead Men Walking at Social

Thu 1 Feb 2024 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Prepare for an unforgettable acoustic night at Social with ‘Dead Men Walking’. This ensemble, featuring Kirk Brandon of Spear of Destiny/Theatre of Hate, Segs and Ruffy from The Ruts, and Stiff Little Fingers’ frontman Jake Burns, promises a unique blend of music and storytelling. Don’t miss this rare chance to see these legends share the stage.

MEGASLAM WRESTLING: 2024 Live Tour at Middleton Hall

Fri 2 Feb 2024 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Middleton Hall is set to rumble as MEGASLAM brings its 2024 Live Tour to Hull. Following a series of sold-out events in 2023, witness the clash of Team Megaslam and Team Nasty in a high-energy, family-friendly wrestling extravaganza. Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping evening that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat!

Mama Afrika: Hope, Determination and Song at Hull Truck Theatre

Fri 2 Feb 2024 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Join Zimbabwean artist Anna Mudeka at Hull Truck Theatre for an inspiring journey through the life of Dr Miriam Makeba, the iconic South African singer, songwriter, and anti-apartheid activist. ‘Mama Afrika: Hope, Determination and Song’ is a heartfelt tribute filled with moving music and storytelling, celebrating the spirit of resilience and hope.

As SHE Likes It at Hull Truck Theatre

Sat 3 Feb 2024 @ 7:30pm – 9:15pm

Hull Truck Theatre presents ‘As SHE Likes It’, a powerful play inspired by the story of #MeToo pioneer Patricia Douglas. This gripping performance revisits the biggest, best-suppressed scandal in Hollywood history and invites audiences to reflect on the echoes of this pivotal moment in time.

Exhibition Launch Party: You and Me in HU3 at Humber Street Gallery

Thu 8 Feb 2024 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Join us at Humber Street Gallery for the opening of ‘You and Me in HU3’, an exciting new exhibition by Russell Boyce and George Norris. Celebrate the launch with us and immerse yourself in this thought-provoking display that captures the essence of life in HU3.

Barrie Rutter’s Shakespeare’s Royals at Hull Truck Theatre

Thu 8 Feb 2024 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Spend an evening with Barrie Rutter OBE as he delves into the intriguing world of Shakespeare’s Kings & Queens at Hull Truck Theatre. Enjoy anecdotes and memories from a career spent playing and directing these regal characters with Northern Broadsides and beyond. This event promises to be a royal treat for Shakespeare enthusiasts.

Night at the Movies at Cave Castle Hotel

Fri 9 Feb 2024 @ 7:00pm – 12:00am

Step into the glamorous world of classic cinema with ‘Night at the Movies’ at Cave Castle Hotel. Relive the magic of iconic films like ‘Grease’ and ‘Mamma Mia’ as their electrifying tunes and unforgettable melodies fill the air in this nostalgic evening.

Great Adventures at Hull Truck Theatre

Sat 10 Feb 2024 – Mon 12 Feb 2024 @ 10:00am – 12:45pm

Embark on a ‘Great Adventure’ at Hull Truck Theatre. This unique event combines arts and crafts with interactive play, creating a different adventure with a new theme each time. Bring your creativity and get ready for a fun-filled journey of imagination.

Flippin’ Marvellous at The Deep

Sat 10 Feb 2024 – Sun 18 Feb 2024 @ 10:00am – 6:00pm

Celebrate everything penguin at The Deep’s ‘Flippin’ Marvellous’ event. Discover the charming personalities of the Gentoo penguins, engage in conservation-focused games, and even decorate your own pebble to take home as a memento. It’s a perfect outing for animal lovers of all ages!

February Half Term Adventures with Sublime Science at William’s Den

Sat 10 Feb 2024 – Sun 18 Feb 2024 @ 10:00am – 4:00pm

Join in the fun at William’s Den this February half-term with ‘February Half Term Adventures with Sublime Science’. Enjoy all-day adventure play enhanced by the fascinating world of science. Get ready for a day packed with discovery and excitement, perfect for curious minds!

The Classic Rock Show at Connexin Live

Sat 10 Feb 2024 @ 6:30pm – 10:00pm

Experience the power of rock music with ‘The Classic Rock Show’ at Connexin Live. This performance brings iconic and era-defining recordings back to life on stage, complete with an amazing sound and light show. Get ready to rock the night away!


See more: Our complete Hull events directory 

The events featured in this article have been sourced from our own event directory, but some have also been sourced from other sites including Hull Theatres and Visit Hull.

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