20 Oct 2017

Hull 2017 Highlights: 21 – 27 Oct

No plans for the week ahead? Think again! We’ve got our hands full with art fairs, community projects, explosive opera and movie marathons.

HULL PRINT FAIR

21-22 Oct, from 10am (Free)
Humber Street

Immerse yourself in all things print this weekend at Humber Street Gallery and venues around the Fruit Market. A collective of 20 northern artists sell artwork showcasing a diverse range of artistic styles and print mediums. Expect to see pop up exhibitions, demonstrations and performances in a weekend of pure graphic design appreciation.

MARITIME MUSEUM GOES TO THE MOVIES

21-27 Oct, 7pm (£1-2)
Hull Maritime Museum

A special programme of maritime and sea faring film screenings kicks off this Saturday with Pixar’s family classic Finding Nemo. The programme continues through the week with: Leviathan (23 Oct, 7pm), a thrilling documentary that takes you deep inside the dangerous world of commercial fishing; March of the Penguins (25 Oct, 7pm), a wildlife documentary following thousands of emperor penguins on their astonishing 70 mile mission to breed their young; In the Heart of the Sea (26 Oct, 7pm), a gripping battle for survival when a mammoth whale attacks a New England vessel out at sea; and Jaws (27 Oct, 7pm), Stephen Spielberg’s bloody cult film classic to hunt down the giant great white shark wreaking havoc on the shores of a New England beach resort.

55°N, 5°E

21-22 Oct, 7pm (Free, ticketed)
Stage@theDock

Check out 55°N, 5°E this weekend, a new music and contemporary dance composition written by electronic artist Vanishing. It follows the story of the Dogger Bank incident of 1904 where three fishermen were killed at sea by the Russian Navy. The performance takes place on the 113th anniversary of the incident.

HANA: INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXHIBITION & DANCE PERFORMANCES

21 Oct, from 12 noon (£1-2)
Jubilee Central

Join a colourful, vibrant celebration of all nationalities and people across our region with Humber All Nations Alliance (HANA)’s International Cultural Exhibition & Dance Performances. The event showcases the diversity and richness of our area, celebrating traditional and contemporary cultures through dance and a unique accompanying exhibition.

THE ROYAL BALLET’S ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

Mon 23 Oct, 7.15pm (from £15.79)
VUE Cinema Hull
12A

The iconic Royal Ballet return to Hull’s screens with Christopher Weeldon’s exuberant live ballet screening inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic novel.

This dance adaptation is a visual feast, featuring an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. The ballet features many of the book’s instantly recognisable characters, from the highly-strung Queen of Hearts, to a sinuous caterpillar and a tap-dancing Mad Hatter.

Not in Hull next week? Catch the screening at a cinema near you, across the UK.

OPERA NORTH’S THE LITTLE GREATS

26-28 Oct, 7.15pm /2.15pm matinee (from £10)
Hull New Theatre

All the explosive power and energy of opera packed into five short performances, ranging from 45 to 75 minutes. From musical theatre classics and iconic Italian Opera to magnificent matinees perfect for families, there’s certainly something for everyone.

DEAD OF NIGHT: HULL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

27-31 Oct, various times (£6/£7)
VUE Cinema Hull
18+

Hull Independent Cinema’s horror film festival Kicks off on Friday 27 October for the run up to Halloween with classic supernatural thriller Hellraiser (8.30pm) and teen slasher, Tragedy Girls (6.30pm). Expect to be glued to the edge of your seat throughout the festival with the finest horror cult classics and some spooky new releases.

 

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