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What’s on in Hull & East Yorkshire this week | 12 – 18 Apr 2023

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It’s the last week of the Half Term, and our events listings are bursting with fun activities to do with the kids!

We’ve got a roundup packed with plenty for the adults too, so everyone can enjoy the break. Music, theatre, comedy and more – check out what’s on in Hull!


Megson

Thursday 13 & Friday 14 Apr @ Hull Truck Theatre

Combining an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars, MEGSON have gained a reputation not only for their arresting & intelligent songwriting, but for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour.

Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) aka MEGSON have been described as “the most original duo on the British folk scene” by THE GUARDIAN.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Twirlywoos

Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 Apr @ Hull Truck Theatre

Join Great BigHoo, Toodloo, Chickedy, Chick and their friends at Hull Truck Theatre as they discover the wonderful world around us! Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they set sail in their big red boat.

The funny, loveable Twirlywoos are brought to life on stage with beautifully inventive puppetry promising an hour of colourful fun and laughter. From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Twirlywoos Live is an enchanting introduction to theatre for all ages.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Exhibition Launch Party

Thursday 13 Apr @ Humber Street Gallery

Head down to Humber Street Gallery to celebrate the joint launch of two new exhibitions: ‘Winner Breaks First’ by Luke Beech and ‘Baa’s House’ by Hetain Patel. This event is a chance to meet the artists, visit the exhibitions and share a drink or two!

Free, no booking required.

All the info here!


Porosity by Sam Metz

Friday 14 Apr – Saturday 24 Jun @ 87 Gallery

Sam Metz is a disabled and neurodivergent artist based in Hull who makes sculptures, drawings, films and animation. Their work aims to capture the unpredictable nature of disabled bodies by documenting short performances through drawing, film, animation and sculpture.

In this exhibition, Sam is looking at how their body interacts with the landscape.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Cartouche Creations: Ancient Egypt Craft Activity

Friday 14 Apr @ Ferens Art Gallery

Head over to the Ferens to make your own Ancient Egypt-themed bookmark or hanging decoration inspired by the Ancient Egypt written language of hieroglyphics!

Free, drop-in!

All the info here!


Bring the Heat

Friday 14 Apr @ Bridlington Spa

The Ultimate 90’s Latin pop show is heading to Brid Spa!

Get ready to shake those hips to the world’s BIGGEST artists such as JLo, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Estefan and Enrique Iglesias.

For the first time on stage in the UK, see phenomenal Latin artists bring you some of the greatest 90’s classics. Featuring She Bangs, Let’s Get Loud, Hips Don’t Lie, Bamboleo, Livin La Vida Loca, Despacito and many many more!

Celebrating artists that have sold over 400 MILLION records worldwide, won 8 Grammys, and been awarded Billboard’s ‘Top Latin Artists of ALL Time’ – this is your ticket to the HOTTEST night in town.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Mamma Mia! Party Night!

Saturday 15 Apr @ The Manor Rooms

‘Here we go again’!

The Manor Room’s Mamma Mia Party Night returns in 2023, by popular demand! The ABBA Sensation tribute band will perform live, with their chefs boasting a two-course Mediterranean supper.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Frankie’s Guys

Saturday 15 Apr @ Bridlington Spa

After nearly a decade of touring the UK and countless global performances, the award-winning Frankie’s Guys are now firmly established as one of the world’s foremost celebrations of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Featuring stars from the global smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, Frankie’s Guys have become internationally renowned in their own right for their astonishing vocal harmonies, slick dance moves, and the electric atmosphere they bring to the stage!

All the info & ticket bookings here!


Billy Pearce Live On Stage

Sunday 16 Apr @ Comedy Lounge

Presenting a National treasure, without a doubt one of Britain’s most talented and best-loved comedians – multi-award winner Billy Pearce!

He’s won just about every comedy award going, including a British Comedy award, Solo Comedian of the Year, and Best television Comedy Newcomer at the London Palladium.

Comedy Lounge’s exceptional bar and mouthwatering food menu add to the charm, with convenient table service that lets you focus on the show without queuing at a busy bar.

All the info & ticket bookings here!


SUB:VERSION and SURGE

Tuesday 18 Apr @ Hull Truck Theatre

SURGE gives life to a future human on the bridge between the digital and organic worlds. Four stellar artists collaborate to create a brand-new staged concept album. An immersive, audio-visual, genre-breaking performance, touring exclusive new music from British music producer ITAL TEK.

Tom Dale brings to life a duet between dancer and animated light in a gripping kinesthetic relationship. A character pushed to their limits to ‘feel’ – to ‘sense’ – to ‘exist’. Featuring live vocals from the performer Jemima Brown and digital design by Vent Media!

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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