Did you know that Hull received its first Royal Charter in 1299 from King Edward I?
Fondly known as Hull’s birth certificate, it started a long legacy in Hull’s history.
Join City Archivist Martin Taylor for an exclusive talk on Hull’s Charters. You can also view King Edward I’s Charter and Queen Victoria’s Letter Patent in our new exhibition, Queen Victoria and Hull.
Free, booking required
The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing. With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.