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Dive Deeper – The Humber Estuary Past Present & Future

THE DEEP, Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

18 Oct 2022



Join The Deep in the next instalment of ‘Dive Deeper’ as they explore the Humber Estuary.
Enjoy a relaxed evening of informative talks, as speakers take you through the history on the Humber estuary.

Steve Simmons – Research Associate, University of Hull
Understanding the impacts of the changing climate by probing the ocean depths with sound
Take a look at how cutting-edge technology is used by Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute to understand how we have adapted to coastal erosion locally in the Humber region as well as probing for the impacts of climate change and carbon cycling in diverse locations from the ocean floor offshore Angola to the ocean-terminating glaciers of Greenland’s fjords.

Jackson Sage – Project Manager, Humber Nature Partnership
Wild Humber
Life under the water, on the land and in the skies of the Humber Estuary European Marine Site.

Dr Ed Brookes – Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Energy and Environment Institute, University of Hull
Risky Cities: using flood histories to build community climate resilience for the future
The Risky Cities project at the University of Hull, examines Hull’s 800-year history of living with water and uses it to creatively build community climate awareness and flood resilience today and for the future.

Tickets are just £5, the bar will be open and serving a range of draft beers, wines, soft/hot drinks and delicious sandwiches, donuts and in house bakes.
Everyone who attends the event will be able to upgrade their ticket to a Day Plus Pass for free return visits to The Deep for 12 months, at no extra charge (saving £12.75 on a standard adult ticket at £17.75).

Venue Details

Tower Street,

01482 381000

Visit The Deep, Hull’s award-winning aquarium and be taken on a journey through prehistoric seas, past tropical lagoons, into the vast open oceans, down to the darkest depths, through the chilly Kingdom of ice and into the future. The Deep is home to spectacular animals including sharks and stingrays, the UK’s only pair of Green sawfish, hundreds of tropical reef fish, Loggerhead sea turtles a colony of Gentoo penguins, and much more to keep all ages entertained. Take a walk through the viewing tunnel and ride in the glass lift through the 10 metre Endless Ocean tank. Little nippers can enjoy the interactive magic floor, fossil brushing station and designing their own sea creature at Digi:Sea. The Deep offers FREE return visits for 12 months with the Annual Pass. Full terms and conditions can be found on The Deep’s website. Please note that all tickets must be pre booked online (including Annual Pass holders). Access at The Deep The Deep is fully accessible and offers a wide range of access aids to assist visitors with additional needs. These include audio and Braille guides, large print leaflets, foreign language leaflets, social stories, mobility aids and a Changing Places facility. Please visit the website for more details.


Accessible Information Points

Accessible Toilets

Assistance Dogs

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times