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Top Events around Hull & East Yorkshire this week – 10 May 2022



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We have another fantastic week of events in Hull, packed with shows and gigs for both the weekend and the days leading up to it. Hull New Theatre celebrates 25 years of Lord of the Dance, Bonus Arena sees another round of Alan Partridge as well as a visit from Michael Kiwanuka, plus some amazing gigs including hit-maker Declan McKenna and a tribute to the Rocketman in The Elton Show. The Great British Food Festival also takes place on the weekend, making for a great day out.

Lord Of The Dance

10 May – 12 May 2022 @ Hull New Theatre

Dazzling audiences around the globe with its unique combination of high-energy Irish dancing, original music, storytelling and sensuality. The beloved Irish dance show transcends culture and language, soaring into the soul on astounding aerial moves, unparalleled precision dancing and state-of-the-art theatrical effects.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Declan McKenna

10 May 2022 @ Asylum

A Hertfordshire-based songwriter whose releases include the 2015 single, “Brazil”.
He was nominated in the BBC’s “Sound of 2017” poll and released his debut album, “What Do You Think About the Car?” in 2017, plus 2020’s: “Zeros”.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

The Elton Show

12 May 2022 @ Hull City Hall

This uniquely entertaining show joyfully re-creates the magical “spirit” of Elton John and his music covering four decades of incredible music, from the 70s up to the present day.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.


13 May 2022 @ The New Adelphi Club

Liverpool indie icons SPINN have shared a brand new single, The Things She Says To Me – the second single from their upcoming EP to be released next month on Modern Sky Entertainment.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Dean Wilson at Wrecking Ball Arts Centre

13 & 14 May Wrecking Ball Music & Books

In a concerted effort to get promoted from 4th to 3rd best poet in Hull, Dean Wilson returns to the stage that saw him perform to great acclaim in 2021 for two very special gigs. Dean has recently signed a record contract (with indie label Irregular Patterns) and recordings of both nights will constitute his first LP ‘Sometimes I’m So Happy I’m Not Safe On The Stage.’

More info here >>

Live Comedy @ O’Rileys

14 May 2022 @ O’Rileys

Drunken Moose Promotions presents Live Comedy at O’Rileys; Come join us for our first night showcasing 10 comics from near and far, mixing experienced comics with some newer faces making their way in the world of stand up with a bit of live music at the interval.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Michael Kiwanuka

14 May 2022 @ Bonus Arena

The broadly acclaimed British artist, Michael Kiwanuka will bring his UK tour to the Bonus Arena, Hull.
After winning the BBC’s Sound of 2012, Michael Kiwanuka has been nominated for numerous honours, including the Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Mercury Prize and BBC Music Awards.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

The Great British Food Festival

14 May – 15 May 2022 @ Burton Constable Hall

The Great British Food Festival comes to Burton Constable Hall for the first time this May!
Expect a blend of tasty street food and artisan local businesses on the lawns surrounding the famous Hall. As part of your entry fee, you can also explore over 300 acres of impressive parkland & grounds. In addition, you will receive 50% off entry to the Hall.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Alan Partridge

15 May 2022 @ Bonus Arena

Over a multi-decade broadcasting career, this wonderful and surprisingly well-read man has brought delight to millions of ordinary people the nation over. This is why, with the country riven with discord, beset with disease, and niggled by bickering, Alan is touring the country with a message of hope, a new way of thinking.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Craig Revel Horwood: The All Balls & Glitter Tour

16 May 2022 @ Hull City Hall

The star of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing is taking to the road with his debut solo tour!
Join Craig as he talks about his life from Australia to the West End to Strictly, reveals a wealth of backstage gossip with his trademark wit and candour, and gives a very special performance of some of the music which has been the soundtrack to his career.

For more information, and ticket bookings, visit here.

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