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The Top 10 Events Happening Online This Week

With lockdown gradually easing up, there will soon be lots more live events happening in and around Hull for you to watch in person! Whilst we wait though and still spending lots of time at home, here are some great online events for you to have a look at this week…

Talking Objects

Tuesday 13 April, 2 PM – 3 PM

If you’ve been missing museums this year, then you will enjoy Sheffield Museum’s Talking Objects. This is an opportunity for the staff to talk about their favourite objects in their collection and sharing their stories. It is all centred around the theme of ‘home’ and you can also have an opportunity to show an object of your own that follows this theme and can have a discussion about it with the group, if you choose to.

Tickets are free and available here.

TOAST: A Guide to Foraging WITH John Wright

Wednesday 14 April, 7 PM – 8 PM

TOAST is a lifestyle brand that creates workshops like this that use traditional practices and craftmanship, such as foraging. If you’re a fan of survival techniques or a history enthusiast, then you will enjoy this unique workshop. With spring amongst us John Wright, author and the nations’ leading expert on foraging, will be using this event to teach you how to identify animals and plants and how to store, use and cook your findings. 20% of the ticket price will go to Crafts Council UK, specifically their Let’s Craft Appeal campaign to help ensure children in need of support get the educating and wellness benefits of creativity.

Tickets cost £10 and are available here.

Titanic- Story of the World’s Most Famous Liner

Thursday 15 April, 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

April 15 is annual Titanic day, and this year Ed Glinert commemorates this tragic story through this online talk about the creation and demise of the most famous liner in history. He will talk through the creation of the boat and then its ‘unsinkable’ reputation, which we all know to be wrong. As this event is hosted by New Manchester Walks, they will also speak about the many Northern passengers and figures on board, although not the man from Hull that survived- Joseph Boxall, the fourth officer on the Titanic. It’s clear to see that this famous story was a monumental part of local as well as national history.

Tickets cost £8.25 and are available here.

Ted Talks Live …. with Ted & Mala

Thursday 15 April, 7pm

Each week Ted Hanky and his good pal Mala go live on Ted’s Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch pages to talk about local news stories and answer general questions from the online audience.

It’s completely free, info here.

The Poet’s Tale: Geoffrey Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales

Friday 16 April, 2 PM

Geoffrey Chaucer is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language and this event by The National Archives will unpick and speak about his most famous work, The Canterbury Tales. Dr Euan Rogers, specialist in late medieval and early Tudor English government, and Henry Eliot, author of The Penguins Classics Book and presented of the podcast On The Road, will be speaking through Chaucer’s experiences and pilgrims to Canterbury and how they feature in his stories. The session should be 30-40 minutes with 15 minutes at the end for a Q&A.

Tickets are free and available here.

Abi Jenaé Listening Party

Friday 16 April, 7 PM – 9 PM

In a time that has hugely impacted live events and the livelihoods of musicians, Abi Jenaé has designed this online music concert in order to keep attendees safe and keep the same experience as a live music event. Her Listening Party will be an exclusive opportunity for you to listen to her debut mixtape “Old School Ajay” vol. 1 before its release on 30 April, and will also give you a chance to pre-order or purchase her merchandise. This will be a great chance to experience online concerts before we (hopefully) get to go back to live events.

Tickets are free and available here.

The Kerry Godliman All-Stars

Friday 16 April, 8pm

The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on BBC’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum Helpdesk, Celebrity Pointless and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats.

In this fundraiser for Julians Primary School, she’ll be joined by Tom Allen, Jen Brister, Rob Rouse for an interactive audience Q&A. MC’d by Kerry & James Gill.

Tickets are only £5, available here.

The Curious Cabaret: A Virtual Magic Event

Saturday 17 April, 8 PM – 9:15 PM

The Curious Cabaret is a virtual magic and comedy show hosted by Chris Wilder. You will be able to interact with Wilder and the guests in order to get a fully immersive experience that will make it all the more magical. For the adults watching, when you purchase a ticket you will also get a link to direct you to get exclusive cocktails for The Curious Cabaret that will be delivered directly to your door. Suitable for ages 12+.

Tickets cost £13.52 and are available here.

Outdoor Storytelling with Callum Snape

Saturday 17 April, 8 PM – 9:45 PM

Now that we’re allowed outside with friends and family again, it feels like each moment is special. Well, why not learn how to document each of these moments into a story to remember. Callum Snape is an adventure and travel freelance photographer who will use this workshop to take your photography to another level.

Tickets are free and available here.

Noel Fitzpatrick – How Animals Saved My Life

Monday 19 April, 7pm

He came to Hull in 2018. Now Professor Noel Fitzpatrick is hosting his own live virtual evening for Monday 19th April where he will reflect on his personal journey into writing his latest book, ‘How Animals Saved My Life’ and how his relationship with animals has taught him how to be a better version of himself. In this exclusive and honest discussion, he will be joined by host and one of Britain’s most popular television presenters Lorraine Kelly.

Tickets are £20, available here

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