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The best events around Hull & East Yorkshire this week | 8 Feb – 14 Feb 2023

Here we are in another week in Hull, and the chill is finally starting to fade… For now! No matter what the weather though, we’ll always be here with a fantastic collection of events to keep you warm and entertained.

This week we’ve got the incredible La Boheme being performed in Hull City Hall, the continuation of Hammond’s new Makers Market, and tons of amazing tribute acts such as Metal Militia, Ultimate Elton, and more!

Oh, and whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s day is coming up… If you happen to be on the love side, we’ve got some great deals and events ready – so let us help you plan a great night out!


La Boheme – Ellen Kent, The Ukrainian Opera, & Ballet Theatre Kyiv

Wednesday 8 Feb @ Hull City Hall

Senbla presents Opera International’s award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, a highly-praised chorus and a full orchestra.

Starring Ukrainian soprano Alyona Kistenyova, Korean soprano Elena Dee and French soprano Olga Perrier. Directed by Ellen Kent, this brand-new production is traditionally staged and features beautiful sets and costumes!

La Bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Noise Next Door: Hometown Heroes

Wednesday 8 Feb @ Hull Truck Theatre

The quickest wits in comedy are coming to town with a side-splitting evening of hilarious off-the-cuff songs, scenes and characters. The stars of ‘Tonight at the Palladium’ (ITV1) will spin comedy gold out of the all things that YOU, the live audience, think are the best, worst and downright weirdest things about your hometown. Maybe a bit of local laughter really can save the day!

The Noise Next Door are thirteen-time sell-out veterans of The Edinburgh Fringe and have appeared on ‘The One Show’ (BBC One), ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ (ITV1), and ‘Roast Battle’ (Comedy Central). They have also appeared alongside the likes of Michael McIntyre, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan and Harry Hill.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Thursday Lates: An Evening with Emily Oetegenn

Thursday 9 Feb @ Humber Street Gallery

As she grapples with the idea of having no dignity in denying her own identity, spoken word artist and filmmaker Emily Oetegenn explores the multi-dimensional fragments of herself, from fledgling contemplation to phoenix fruition.

The evening will see her share her signature spoken word, her original short film Reprise and her new film commission Alternative Stratosphere, exploring queer love, disability and sensuality filmed by Fly Girl Films at Hull New Theatre.

Following this, there will be a short Q&A session on her process of writing, hopes for the future and Walt Disney Studios’ inspiration.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Ultimate Elton – Elton John Tribute Night

Friday 10 Feb @ Doubletree by Hilton Hull

Join us for a night to remember with Ultimate Elton!

Some tribute artists look like their idols, some sound like their idols. Paul Bacon as Sir Elton John does both! Close your eyes and you won’t believe your ears, open your eyes and you won’t believe them either!

Get your dancing shoes on because you simply won’t find a closer tribute to Sir Elton John. Enjoy a 2-course dinner and a glass of bubbles on arrival!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


This is Elvis – Ben Portsmouth

Friday 10 Feb @ Bridlington Spa

Ben Portsmouth, from Reading, England, is a singer, songwriter, musician and actor (Autopsy: The Last Hours of Elvis 2014 & Elvis: Are You Lonesome Tonight 2020) and most notably an internationally renowned Elvis Tribute Artist.

Ben had Elvis’s DNA in his blood from an early age. His father was an avid Elvis fan and Ben grew up on a diet of Elvis songs. Having honed his musical talent Ben started his journey as an Elvis Tribute Artist in 2005 when he formed the Taking Care of Elvis Band.

Audiences and promoters quickly realised that this was someone with a special talent. He looked like Elvis, sang like Elvis and had an on-stage charisma that had audiences believing at times they were watching the King himself.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Valentines Date Nights at Lost City Adventure Golf

Saturday 11 Feb – Tuesday 14 Feb @ Lost City Adventure Golf

Roses are red, golf courses are green, head to Lost City for the best date that’s ever been!

Available 11th – 14th February, book a special Valentine’s bundle at Lost City Adventure Golf. Perfect for dates, mates or bring your mum to enjoy our date night packages this Valentine’s weekend.

Book packages online or just pop down to enjoy our amazing Valentine’s specials on the menu!
Choose either our golf and pizza package or try our Ice cream Sundae and golf bundle for something sweet!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Hammonds Makers Market

Saturday 11 Feb @ HOH Food Hall

Hull crafters are coming together under one roof every Saturday to share, showcase and sell their amazing creations!

Gifts and treats for all occasions all at amazingly affordable prices. Enquire if you would like a stall!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 11 Feb @ Hull City Hall

A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical Eras of All Time – The Electrifying 80s!

Featuring songs from now legendary artists such as DURAN DURAN, SPANDAU BALLET, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ULTRAVOX, TEARS FOR FEARS, DEPECHE MODE, OMD, JAPAN, ABC, SOFT CELL and many more.

Performed by an incredible live band with awesome symphonic arrangements combined with stunning vocals and cast this is the must-see show that simply defines a decade.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Metal Militia – Metallica Tribute

Saturday 11 Feb @ O’Rileys

Top Metallica tribute Metal Militia visit O’Rileys for the first time on Saturday 11th February!

Expect an evening (2-hour set!) packed full of classic Metallica and featuring a special set of the full Master of Puppets album which has been going down brilliantly & being a very popular request for the band at venues & festivals all over the UK!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Valentine’s at Kicks

Tuesday 14 Feb @ Kicks Bar & Grill

Get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Kicks Bar & Grill! Whether you’re looking for romance or bromance, our Valentine’s Day event is the perfect destination for a night out.

Bring a date or bring a mate and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal, featuring a variety of dishes to suit every taste. From sharing starters to desserts, we’ve got you covered. And while enjoying your meal, you can catch up on all the latest sports action with our multiple screens.

Our lively atmosphere will set the mood for a night to remember. Plus, we’ll have a special Valentine’s Day menu and drinks for you to enjoy. Including bottomless Love Island theme cocktails.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


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