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The best events around Hull & East Yorkshire this week | 24 – 30 August 2022

Cottingham Folk Festival AND Freedom Festival start this Thursday and Friday respectively, and we’re excited – are you? We’ve brought you another summary of some of our favourite upcoming events to occupy you until then, and some during if you’d prefer them! We have musical events such as R•MCL & Guy Gardner at the deep and Bring The Riff, days and nights out including Trinity Live and The Village’s Soundtrack of the Summer Party Night… and much more!

R•MCL and Guy Gardner live from The Deep

Wed 24 Aug 2022 @ The Deep

Following the success of the first-ever sunset live stream from The Deep’s nose cone in 2021, we are excited to present brand new live sets from artists R•MCL and Guy Gardner. This time the performance will be to a live audience!

Inspired by The Deep, both performances will take you on an immersive journey for the evening. Join us in the Endless Ocean to watch R.MCL perform live on the big screen from the nose cone with spectacular cinematic camera and drone shots.

Then sit back and enjoy the show with a live in-person performance from jazz pianist, composer and arranger Guy Gardner.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Trinity Live

Thu 25 Aug 2022 @ Trinity Market

In Trinity Market, Thursday evenings are filled with live music by up-and-coming acts.
The weekly live music event gives many local bands and performers a platform.

As well as the live music, various different market traders support the event by serving up their diverse selection of food and drink. Enjoy the music, the food, bars and shopping, all on offer in the heart of the Old Town!

For all the info, visit here.

Cottingham Folk Festival 2022

Thu 25 Aug 2022 @ Cottingham Civic Hall

Returning for its seventh outing this summer, the Cottingham Folk Festival takes place across the August Bank Holiday Weekend in the picturesque East Yorkshire village of Cottingham, near Hull. Tickets are valid for the whole of the festival.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.


Fri 26 Aug & Sat 27 Aug 2022 @ Hull New Theatre

Backbone tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual and collective.

Staged with a deceptively DIY aesthetic and dispensing of trickery and distraction, this is a circus that goes straight for the jugular and leaves no viewer unmoved. Backbone is the culmination of all that’s gone before: a celebration of human connectedness and the meaning of strength, its athletic appeal running through with a conceptual brilliance that elevates it to a new level.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Soundtrack of the Summer Party Night

Fri 26 Aug 2022 @ Village Hotel

Enjoy all the Summer Anthems from the past 4 decades at our Soundtrack of the Summer Party Night. Half-price tickets include a delicious 2-course dinner and floor-filling hits from our resident DJ. Doors open at 7 pm with a late bar.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Freedom Festival 2022

Fri 26 Aug to Sun 4 Sep 2022 @ Hull city centre & citywide

Freedom Festival is Hull’s award-winning international arts festival. From epic spectaculars unfolding in the city centre to intimate moments where audiences and artists meet, we present thought-provoking, playful, and powerful performances in public spaces that address the world we live in.

We bring thousands of people together through our annual festival and year-round artistic and creative programme of performances, installations, and community participation to excite, inspire, challenge, and provoke.

For all the info, visit here.

Bring The Riff

Sat 27 Aug 2022 @ O’Rileys

Local Rock and metal bands featuring Karma’s Puppet (melodic metal), Biomech (Tech metal), Spiteful Embrace (Groove metal), Apollolyptic (Thrash), Severance (Rock/metal). £5 on the door (funds to bands).

For all the info, visit here.

Gin School – Distil your own Gin

Sat 27 Aug 2022 @ Hotham’s Gin School and Distillery

Come and join us here at Hotham’s Gin School and Distillery for a multi-award-winning gin experience you’ll never forget!

Upon your arrival, we’ll greet you with a Hotham’s Gin and Tonic. You’ll join a group of other gin lovers, in our purpose-built Distilling Room.

You’ll smell and taste amazing botanicals, and choose the ones you like best for your own gin. Our distiller will advise you on the quantities required, and you’ll soon have a balanced recipe ready.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Good Things: Summer Makers Market

Sun 28 Aug 2022 @ Queen Street

Hull’s modern makers market is back down Fruit Market for our summer edition! We will be bringing you the best traders from across Hull, The North and even further! Expect makers, creators, artists bakers, movers and shakers bringing you prints, jewellery, homeware, art, vintage, ceramics, food, drinks, music, plants & more good things!

Find us in the Undercroft car park on Queen’s Street on Sunday the 28th of August from 10:30 – 4:30 for our super fun, ridiculously dog-friendly, unashamedly trendy and free-to-enter makers market! Parking: The Fruit Market multi-storey car park is a two-minute walk (seriously) from our venue. It’s just £2.50 to park all day on weekends!

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

Hull Independent Cinema: All My Friends Hate Me

Tue 30 Aug 2022 @ Vue Cinema Hull

Hull Independent Cinema presents…ALL MY FRIENDS HATE ME
Dir Andrew Gaynord | 2021 | Uk | 94 mins | 15 | English language.

It’s Pete’s birthday and the old gang from college is throwing him a party out in the country. During what’s meant to be a joyful weekend reunion, Pete finds himself increasingly unnerved by his friends’ inside jokes and snarky comments.

As the atmosphere goes from awkward to terrifying to downright surreal, is Pete being paranoid or is he the butt of some elaborate joke? A satire on social mores that marries awkward comedy with the tension of a great horror movie.

For all the info, and ticket bookings, visit here.

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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