It’s officially Autumn! There’s a chill in the air, but the events scene in Hull & East Yorkshire is anything but cooling down. We’ve got a jam-packed week ahead filled with comedy, music, theatre, and more!
Check out our weekly roundup of must-attend events in the area, organised by date and time for your convenience!
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Music, Technology, Education: Critical Perspectives at Middleton Hall
Date and time: Wed 27 Sep 2023 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Professor Andrew King takes us on a journey through the intricate relationship between music and technology in this inaugural lecture. The role of technology in music education has evolved significantly over the years, affecting everything from creation and performance to musicological study. Professor King will explore these changes through historical context and phenomenological perspectives, inviting attendees to reconsider technology’s impact on musical practices.
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Kelli! Taylor’s Late Night Salon with Clinton Baptiste at Craven Park
Date and time: Thu 28 Sep 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Kelli! Taylor, Hull’s renowned hairdresser and business owner, has something special in store for her fans. Join her for a night filled with laughter, surprises, and stellar comedy as she brings her Late Night Salon to Craven Park. Joined by Steve Rimmer and Clinton Baptiste, Kelli! promises an unforgettable evening that’ll leave you in stitches.
Whitney – Queen of the Night at Hull City Hall
Date and time: 28 September 2023 @ 7:30pm
Take a nostalgic journey through the music and life of Whitney Houston with this sensational production direct from The West End. Back in Hull for 2023, Whitney – Queen Of The Night celebrates the iconic singer with a stunning live band and a cast that delivers every hit with unmatched passion.
The Mistake at Hull Truck Theatres
Date and time: Thu 28 Sep 2023 @ 8:00pm – 9:20pm
The catastrophic ‘mistake’ that launched our nuclear age comes under the microscope in this riveting new play by Michael Mears. After successful runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London’s Arcola Theatre, “The Mistake” promises an engaging and intense experience, pulling the audience into a narrative that’s as urgent as it is compelling.
Friday, 29 September 2023
Robbie Williams Tribute Show plus Full Support at Willows Club
Date and time: Fri 29 Sep 2023 @ 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Endorsed by Robbie Williams himself, Tony Lewis delivers one of the finest Robbie Williams tribute shows in the UK. Hosted by Hutch and featuring additional performances by Dan Furniss and Kevin & Claire, the event promises an afternoon packed with entertainment and dance, all at an exceptional value.
Ruff Trade Live and Direct at The Armstrong Centre Beverley
Date and time: Fri 29 Sep 2023 @ 7:30am – 10:45pm
Ruff Trade, an ensemble of 9 musicians, delivers an electrifying performance featuring classics from Bob Marley, The Beat, and The Jam, along with reggae covers of contemporary hits. Fresh off a gig supporting Keith Urban, this band promises good vibes all around, making for an unforgettable evening.
Grayson Perry: A Show All About You at Conexxin Live, Hull
Date and time: Friday, 29 September 2023 @ 6:30pm – 9:35pm
Grayson Perry takes a deep dive into the concept of identity in his new show. Whether you belong to a particular tribe or consider yourself a unique individual, Perry’s mischievous examination of identity will both entertain and provoke thought. This is an evening that promises to make you reassess who you really are.
Hi-On Maiden – Iron Maiden Tribute at O’Rileys
Date and time: Fri 29 Sep 2023 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
For Iron Maiden fans, this is a must-attend event. HI-ON Maiden, one of the most established Iron Maiden tribute bands, returns to O’Rileys after a long hiatus. Known for their electric performances, the band promises a night filled with the essence of Iron Maiden.
Bottomless Crisp Party at Kicks
Date and time: Fri 29 Sep 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm
If you love crisps, then this is the party for you. Enjoy a 90-minute bottomless crisp buffet featuring all your favorites like Space Invaders, NikNaks, and Hula Hoops. A live DJ will keep the party going with cheesy hits, setting the tone for an utterly unique evening.
A Good Neet Aht at Hull Truck Theatre
Date and time: Fri 29 Sep 2023 @ 8:00pm – 9:10pm
This production explores the concept of belonging and the places that define us. Through a series of poignant moments, from beer ads and disco nights to family celebrations, the show encapsulates the essence of community and individuality, making it an evening of relatable storytelling.
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Kingswood Laughs Comedy Night at Rise and Grind Bistro
Date and time: Sat 30 Sep 2023 @ 4pm & 7:45pm
What could be better than a night of laughter and great food? Kingswood Laughs promises just that, combining a comedy showcase featuring four stand-up artists with the culinary delights of Rise and Grind Bistro. Whether you opt for the Early or Later Laughs sessions, prepare for an evening that tickles both your funny bone and taste buds.
Sunday, 1 October 2023
An Autumn Wedding & Events Fayre in The Farmstead at Tickton Grange Hotel & Restaurant
Date and time: Sun 1 Oct 2023 @ 10:00am – 3:00pm
Planning a wedding or event this autumn? Tickton Grange Hotel & Restaurant has you covered. From bouncy castles to pop-up styling for brides and grooms, this fayre is a one-stop shop for all your event needs. Explore the offerings from various vendors and indulge in some delicious street food.
Monday, 2 October 2023
Jesus Christ Superstar at Hull New Theatre
Date and time: 2 October 2023 to 7 October 2023 @ 7:30pm & 2.30pm Thu and Sat
The iconic musical Jesus Christ Superstar, reimagined by director Timothy Sheader, comes to Hull New Theatre for one week only. This Olivier Award-winning production promises a mesmerizing experience, combining timeless songs with a contemporary twist.
Film Screening – Farming at Middleton Hall, University of Hull
Date and time: Mon 2 Oct 2023 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Closing out this week is a special film screening of “Farming” as part of Black History Month. Based on the life of writer/director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, the film explores the harrowing journey of a young Nigerian boy ‘farmed out’ to a white British family and his subsequent rise as a leader of a skinhead gang.
Visit our events directory here for all the info and details about these events and more. Enjoy a fantastic week in Hull and East Yorkshire!