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Victorian Christmas, Pinocchio and more in this week’s Hull events roundup | 22 Nov 2023

As November continues to unfold, Hull & East Yorkshire are brimming with an exciting variety of fun and festive events, from the nostalgic melodies of ABBA and Sinatra to the twinkling magic of The Nutcracker. Whether you’re looking to laugh out loud with top comedians, delve into Hull’s history with insightful talks, or immerse yourself in musical extravaganzas, our vibrant region is buzzing with activities!

There are plenty more events going on too, and even more outside of this article. Don’t forget to check out our events listings for all of them!

ABBA Reunion Tribute Show at Beverley Minster

Date and Time: Fri 24 Nov 2023 – Sat 25 Nov 2023 @ 6:00pm – 10:30pm

Beverley Minster is set to host the electrifying ABBA Reunion Tribute Band Christmas Shows on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of November 2023. Featuring the original ‘Frida’ from the world-renowned London West End Show, this event promises to be a night of nostalgia and fun for ABBA fans. Attendees can expect a remarkable performance that recreates the magic and timeless tunes of one of the world’s most beloved pop groups. It’s a golden opportunity to relive the ABBA experience in a historic and stunning setting.

Christmas Light Switch on Craft Fair at Hessle Memorial Hall

Date and Time: Fri 24 Nov 2023 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Kick off the festive season with the Christmas Light Switch on Craft Fair at Hessle Memorial Hall. This special event coincides with the Hessle Christmas Light switch-on, adding extra sparkle to the evening. Guests will be treated to live music by members of the East Riding of Yorkshire Band, creating a cheerful atmosphere perfect for getting into the holiday spirit. Explore an array of unique craft stalls, perfect for finding that special Christmas gift, all while enjoying heartwarming Christmas music.

Bottomless Crisp Party at Kicks

Date and Time: Fri 24 Nov 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Kicks is hosting a Bottomless Crisp Party that’s been making waves in the news and even on ITV’s This Morning. This unique event invites guests to indulge in a 90-minute feast of their favourite crisps, from classic favourites to retro varieties. Not just a snack fest, the party also features a bar with a variety of hand-crafted cocktails and beers. It’s an unconventional and exciting way to spend an evening, munching on crisps and enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of Kicks.

Pinocchio at Hull Truck Theatre

Date and Time: Fri 24 Nov 2023 – Sun 31 Dec 2023 @ 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Hull Truck Theatre presents a magical festive experience with their rendition of ‘Pinocchio.’ Adapted by Mike Kenny, this classic tale is reimagined with original songs by composer John Biddle, promising an action-packed production filled with music, spectacular sets, and stunning costumes. Perfect for family audiences, this show offers a captivating and heartwarming theatrical experience, making it a must-see this holiday season.

Kingswood Laughs Comedy Night at Rise and Grind Bistro

Date and Time: Sat 25 Nov 2023 @ 4:00pm & 7:45pm

Kingswood Laughs at Rise and Grind Bistro is an evening where laughter marries culinary delights! Experience the comedic brilliance of 4 handpicked stand-up artists from the UK comedy circuit, all set to dazzle during both our Early and Later Laughs sessions, all while indulging in the delectable offerings from Rise and Grind Bistro’s renowned menu.

Christmas Party Nights at MKM Stadium

Date and Time: Sat 25 Nov – Fri 22 Dec 2023 @ 1:00am

Bring together your friends, family and colleagues and head to one of the fabulous Christmas party nights at the MKM Stadium, on Saturday 25th November and Fridays and Saturdays throughout December.

Roy Chubby Brown at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: Sat 25 Nov 2023 @ 7:30pm

Roy Chubby Brown, a veteran of the comedy scene, brings his unique brand of humor to Hull City Hall on November 25th. Celebrating 50 years in show business, Brown’s show is a testament to his enduring appeal. Known for his bold and controversial style, this performance is geared towards audiences who appreciate his unapologetic and straightforward comedic approach. It promises to be a memorable evening of laughter, reflecting on half a century of entertainment.

90’S Party Night at Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel

Date and Time: Sat 25 Nov 2023 @ 7:00pm – 1:00am

The Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel is set to turn back the clock with a 90’s Party Night, an ultimate throwback to one of the most iconic music decades. Guests can sing and dance to a catalogue of 90’s hits, all while enjoying a delicious 2-course hot buffet. The event is perfect for those looking to relive the nostalgia of the 90s with friends and family, in an evening filled with music, food, and fun.

Russell Howard Live at Connexin Live

Date and Time: Sat 25 & Sun 26 Nov 2023

Russell Howard, one of the top comedians globally, is set to enthrall audiences at Connexin Live on November 25th and 26th. Known for his unique perspective and hilarious commentary on global events, Howard’s new live tour promises to deliver laughs and insights in equal measure. As the world grapples with numerous challenges, Howard’s show is an opportunity for audiences to enjoy humor that is both timely and timeless.

Victorian Christmas at Museums Quarter

Date and Time: Sat 25 Nov 2023 – Sun 26 Nov 2023 @ 11:00am – 4:00pm

Step back in time this November as Hull’s Museums Quarter transforms into a Victorian Christmas wonderland. On November 25th and 26th, visitors can join Queen Victoria and Prince Consort for a series of festive activities that capture the essence of a traditional Victorian Christmas. The event will feature a range of activities and entertainment, offering a glimpse into the historical origins of many modern Christmas traditions.

Music, Magic, & Mystery at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: Sun 26 Nov 2023 @ 4:00pm

The Hull Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to an enchanting family concert at Hull City Hall on November 26th. The performance promises a magical journey through a repertoire of beloved melodies, celebrating the lead-up to Christmas. The concert will feature familiar figures like Harry Potter, the Snowman, and the Sugar Plum Fairy, making it an ideal event for families and music lovers of all ages.

Donny Osmond at Connexin Live

Date and Time: Tue 28 Nov 2023 @ 7:00pm

Legendary pop icon Donny Osmond is set to perform at Connexin Live on November 28th, bringing his electrifying Vegas show to the UK. With a career spanning six decades and a plethora of gold records, Osmond’s performance is a rare opportunity to witness a music legend live. Fans can look forward to an evening filled with classic hits and new favourites from a true music legend.

Calendar Girls The Musical at Hull New Theatre

Date and Time: Tue 28 Nov – Sat 2 Dec 2023 @ 7:30pm

Hull New Theatre is proud to present ‘Calendar Girls The Musical,’ a brand-new production of the award-winning musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth. This show features a reimagined book and new music, bringing together a cast of renowned music, stage, and television stars. The musical offers a heartfelt story of friendship, resilience, and the power of community, making it a must-see for theatre lovers.

Talk: From the Bronte’s to Banksy – The life of a Yorkshire Conservator by Richard Hawkes at Hull Guildhall

Date and Time: Tue 28 Nov 2023 @ 7:30am – 8:30pm

Richard Hawkes, an Accredited Conservator-Restorer, will be presenting an insightful talk at Hull Guildhall on November 28th. The talk will cover his extensive experience in conserving works for museums, institutions, art dealers, and private individuals. Attendees will get a glimpse into the fascinating world of art conservation, touching upon the works of the Brontes, Banksy, and more.

Christmas parties, Illegal Eagles and more in next week’s Hull events roundup | 29 Nov 2023

As November unfolds, Hull and East Yorkshire are abuzz with an array of exciting events! From the incredible showmanship of The Illegal Eagles to the festive spirit of Christmas parties, this week’s lineup is packed with activities that cater to all tastes, whether you’re in the mood for laughter, music, or festive fun. Dive into our roundup and plan your week in Hull and East Yorkshire!

There are plenty more events going on too, and even more outside of this article. Don’t forget to check out our events listings for all of them!

The Overtones at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: 29 Nov 2023 @ 7:30pm

Get ready to groove with The Overtones as they bring their dynamic show to Hull City Hall on the 29th of November. The evening promises to be a non-stop party, featuring original hits like ‘Gambling Man’ and classic songs by The Drifters, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, and more. Fans of festive music will also enjoy some seasonal favorites, making this event a perfect start to the holiday season.

The Illegal Eagles – Tribute to the Eagles at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: Fri 1 Dec 2023 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Celebrate over 50 years of The Eagles with The Illegal Eagles’ tribute show at Hull City Hall. This talented group returns with a new production, showcasing their musical prowess, attention to detail, and incredible showmanship. Expect a night filled with the legendary West Coast Country Rock band’s greatest hits in an unforgettable tribute experience.

Christmas Parties on a Friday Afternoon! at The Willows Club

Date and Time: Fri 1, Fri 8, and Fri 15 Dec 2023 @ 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Join the festive spirit every Friday afternoon before Christmas at The Willows Club for their Christmas Party afternoons. Featuring top cabaret, live music, dancing, bingo, and a raffle, it’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy cheap drinks and bring your own food for an afternoon of celebration and fun.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz at Kicks Bar & Grill

Date and Time: Fri 1 Dec 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Get ready for a unique music quiz experience at Kicks Bar & Grill. Sounds Familiar Music Quiz offers a perfect blend of your favorite playlist and the best party atmosphere. With rounds full of chart classics, indie bangers, and guilty pleasures, it’s a fun-filled night for music lovers of all ages.

Experience the Magic of Christmas at William’s Den

Date and Time: Sat 2 – Sun 24 Dec 2023 @ 9:30am – 4:00pm

William’s Den is creating a special Christmas experience this season. The venue transforms into a magical place where families can meet, enjoy a Christmas show, indulge in delicious home-cooked food, and let the kids adventure freely. It’s an ideal spot to create warm winter memories.

Fairytale of New York 2023 at Hull City Hall

Date and Time: Sat 2 Dec 2023 @ 7:30pm

‘Fairytale of New York 2023’ comes to Hull City Hall direct from the West End. This Irish-inspired Christmas show promises to be a feel-good experience with an international cast of singers, musicians, and dancers. From the producers of ‘Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners,’ this show brings festive joy and a taste of Ireland to Hull.

Swiftogeddon – The Taylor Swift Club Night at Connexin Live

Date and Time: Sat 2 Dec 2023 @ 8:30pm

Connexin Live hosts ‘Swiftogeddon,’ a club night dedicated entirely to Taylor Swift. Dance the night away to non-stop Swifty hits, from deep cuts to fan favorites. Perfect for Taylor Swift fans, this night promises to be a celebration of one of pop music’s most iconic stars.

Badapple Theatre Company presents ‘Farmer Scrooge’s Christmas Carol’ at Harpham & Lowthorpe Village Hall

Date and Time: Sat 2 Dec 2023 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy a festive family treat with Badapple Theatre Company’s ‘Farmer Scrooge’s Christmas Carol.’ This reimagined Dickens’ Christmas story with a comedic slant is a perfect holiday experience for all ages. Join for an evening of laughter and a unique take on a classic tale.

Mental Elf Festive Run at East Park

Date and Time: Sun 3 Dec 2023

Join the Mental Elf for a fun, friendly, family 5k event at East Park. Participants can walk or run the route, making it accessible to all abilities and ages. It’s a great way to get into the festive spirit while supporting a good cause.

Christmas End of Year Showcase at Middleton Hall

Date and Time: Sun 3 Dec 2023 @ 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Middleton Hall hosts an afternoon showcase of amazing talent from Hull and surrounding areas. Expect to see outstanding performances by students of ‘Singing lessons Hull,’ dance routines from the Skelton Hooper School of Dance, and other local talent and choirs.

Open Mic Night at Lost City Adventure Golf

Date and Time: Sun 3 Dec 2023 @ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Experience a unique blend of music and mini-golf at Lost City Adventure Golf’s Open Mic Night. This fun event transforms the venue into a hub of local talent every first and third Sunday of the month. Enjoy a night of live music in a tropical setting.

City of Hull Brass Band Christmas Concert at Hull Minster

Date and Time: Sun 3 Dec 2023 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The City of Hull Brass Band brings festive cheer with their Christmas concert at Hull Minster. This concert is sure to get you into the holiday spirit with a selection of traditional and modern Christmas tunes performed by this talented ensemble.

Visit our events directory here for all the info and details about these events and more. Some events may also be sourced from other locations, including Hull Theatres and Visit Hull. Enjoy a fantastic week in Hull and East Yorkshire!

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