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Cultural Highlights: 21 – 27 Apr

Whitney – Queen of The Night

21 April, 7:30pm (£23.50)
Hull City Hall

For one night only, the iconic voice of Whitney Houston comes to Hull in the award-winning concert production, Whitney – Queen of The Night.

Sing and dance along to some of Whitney Houstons’ classic hits such as I Wanna Dance with Somebody, One Moment in Time, I’m Every Women, Saving All My Love and many more!

Hairspray

23 – 28 April, 2:30pm & 7:30pm (£17-50)
Hull New Theatre

Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national television.

Following an audition, she becomes a local star and uses her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way.

This smash hit musical comedy will have you dancing all night long, and features the hit songs You Can’t Stop the Beat, Welcome to the 60s, and The Nicest Kids in Town.

Hull Independent Cinema: A Fantastic Women

24 April, 7:30pm (£6-£7)
Vue Cinema Hull

This Oscar-winning film tells the story of a trans women, and her fight for acceptance.

Marina Vidal life is thrown into turmoil following the sudden death of her partner, Orlando. Met with suspicion from the police and contempt from her lover’s relatives, Marina finds herself placed under intense scrutiny with no regard for her privacy.

As tensions rise between Marina and Orlando’s family, she is evicted from their shared home and banned from attending his funeral, and whilst faced with the threat of losing everything, Marina finds the strength to fight back.

Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

27 April, 7:30pm (£27.50)
Hull Minster

Come along to a very special evening of music with the original cockney rebel, Steve Harley. Constantly touring with his acoustic trio, Steve Harley brings his unique and atmospheric show to Hull’s iconic Minster.

This show follows on from three sell-out shows in London, and will feature an exclusive Q&A session.

Jaywalkers

27 April, 8pm (£8)
Kardomah94

Former BBC Young Folk Award Winners Jaywalkers bring their highly entertaining show to Kardomah94, promoting their third album, Weave.

Effortlessly combining Bluegrass, Folk and Old-Time, their instrumentals are fast and up-tempo, and their songs tell tales of protest, poverty and the fight for, creating innovative music rooted deeply in tradition.

This promises to be an foot-stomping evening and one not to be missed!