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What’s on in Hull & East Yorkshire this week | 17 – 23 May 2023

It sure is a busy week in Hull! We’ve got our regular collection of the top events going on this week, but we couldn’t fit everything in… so make sure to take a look at our events listings for all the goings on!

We’ve got outdoor cinema, tribute acts, festivals, theatre and more – read on and let us help you plan a week packed with activities!

Adventure Cinema – Outdoor Cinema Experience

Friday 19 – Sunday 21 May @ Sewerby Hall

An outdoor cinema experience like no other is heading to Sewerby! Adventure Cinema is bringing your big-screen favourites to the stunning grounds of Sewerby Hall. This spectacular open-air cinema tour has an eclectic mix of classics, musicals, big blockbusters and family favourites.

All you have to do is buy a ticket, pack your picnic, camping chairs and blanket, and join us under the stars this summer!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Thank You For The Music: The Ultimate Tribute To Abba

 Friday 19 May @ Bonus Arena

Calling all Dancing Queens, this is your night to say: Thank you for the Music!

This international smash-hit tribute show brings all of ABBA’s number-one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show, now in its 20th year, with a brand-new show for 2022/23 combines unmistakable harmonies, colourful costumes, and dazzling performances by an all-star cast.

Join the Bonus Arena for the party of the year: you can dance, you can jive, and have the time of your life as they bring you all the hits, including Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Mamma Mia, Knowing Me, Knowing You, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, The Winner Takes It All and many many more!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Lost City Adventure Golf’s 2nd Birthday!

Saturday 20 May @ Lost City Adventure Golf

Lost City Adventure Golf in Hull is celebrating its second birthday with discounted prices, a new cocktail menu and more activities for all ages to enjoy!

Taking place on Saturday 20th May from 9am until 10pm, guests can enjoy a round of golf with early bird prices all day, as well as plenty of cake, face painting and balloons for the younger explorers. They’re also excited to launch a brand-new cocktail menu to their Tiki Bar for the celebrations, which features the perfect summertime beverages to quench your thirst!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

North Ferriby Festival

Saturday 20 May @ North Ferriby FC Pitch

The North Ferriby Community Festival, hosted on the pitch at the North Ferriby Football Club in the heart of the North Ferriby Village, is an annual fundraising event for the village and wider community.

Featuring a full stage on the pitch, hosting live acts this year such as Queen II, King of Lyon, The Skylarks and more! There will be dancing shows, a FREE Family Fun Fair, FREE face painting, a beer marquee, street food and craft stalls. Something for all the family!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Humber Street Live

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May @ Social

Social’s new weekly Saturday night of live music, from the Sesh Events team, the people behind The Sesh, Trinity Live and Humber Street Sesh!

Featuring the very best original bands and acts from across the region and beyond, plus guest DJs taking things through ’til late for the afterparty. Join them every Saturday night on Humber Street for a killer live music lineup, drinks, great tunes and good vibes.

THIS WEEK: It Man, Jack Conman, and Evie Eve!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

The Bon Jovi Experience

Saturday 20 May @ Bridlington Spa

Ranked number 14 in Q Magazine’s top 50 bands of all time and inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, Bon Jovi is a household name the world over. With frontman and namesake Jon Bon Jovi at the helm, since they formed back in 1983 the New Jersey band have sold over 120 million albums worldwide, performing more than 2,600 concerts in over 50 countries for 34 million fans and counting.

In tribute to this incredible musical talent, The Bon Jovi Experience was born, and since 1994 has become the only band to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself. Lead singer Tony Pearce’s striking resemblance to the original frontman creates an unrivalled tribute not to be missed.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

The Proclaimers

Sunday 21 May @ Hull City Hall

The Proclaimers are bringing their biggest and most successful sell-out tour to Hull!

Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid emerged 35 years ago with their debut album ‘This Is The Story’ and Top 3 single ‘Letter from America’. Since then their enduring appeal across generations has, over the years, seen them enjoy huge success across the globe.

The Proclaimers’ songs are timeless, capturing a gamut of human emotions, written with poignancy, emotional honesty, political fire and wit. They have carved out a niche for themselves in the netherworld where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide.

They will be supported by talismanic songwriter John Bramwell, who will perform songs from his new album ’The Light Fantastic’ and some ‘I Am Kloot’ classics.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Daniel O’Donnell – I Wish You Well Tour

Sunday 21 May @ Bridlington Spa

Daniel O’Donnell’s career spans more than 30 years, racking up over 15 million album sales

The Donegal-based singer, who is one of the most prolific and successful recording artists in the UK charts, is the only artist in the world to score a hit in the UK album charts every year since 1988, an unprecedented and unbroken 34-year span and, in doing so, he has outshone everyone from Michael Jackson and Madonna to U2 and the Rolling Stones.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Six The Musical

Tuesday 23 – Sunday 28 May @ Hull New Theatre

Nominated for 5 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, the sell-out international smash hit SIX is the phenomenon everyone is losing their head over and it’s back for a second reign in Hull!

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st-century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red.

It’s time they told their story. Think you know the rhyme, think again… Divorced. Beheaded. LIVE!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 May @ Hull Truck Theatre

Music hall, theatre and drag king swagger collide as Modest brings you Elizabeth Thompson – megastar of the Victorian art scene.

In 1874 Elizabeth stuns the Royal Academy with her painting, Roll Call. Five years later, she falls two votes short of becoming the first woman elected to the academy. In between, she must shoulder the hopes and dreams of women across the country, while fighting for her place at a table full of top hats, ties and mutton chop beards.

Performed by a cast featuring the UK’s hottest drag talent, this electrifying new play will break your heart and start a revolution! Modest is a collaboration between Hull-based Middle Child and artist-led Milk Presents (JOAN, Trans Filth and Joy), two award-winning companies, developed with the support of the National Theatre’s Generate programme.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Oh, and want to know what’s coming up long-term? Check out our events listings to see dates and times for upcoming events as soon as they’re posted!

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