Hull & East Yorkshire is a region that's at the heart of art!
This region continues to attract – and produce – leading lights of art and culture.
Beverley Folk Festival
For over 30 years Beverley Folk Festival has been producing an memorable annual weekend event. Offering the best new performers alongside some great established acts, it is a unique opportunity to spot tomorrow’s stars.
Beverley Minster is one of Britain’s finest examples of medieval Gothic architecture, the church has been place of pilgrimage for visitors since the Middle Ages. It continues to be a place of prayer at the heart of the community.
Bondville Model Village
Bondville Model Village is set in beautiful grounds hidden behind trees on the top of Sewerby Cliffs, it is a magical little kingdom just waiting to be explored. There is also have a quaint tea room serving scones and cakes.
Bridlington Priory has beautiful soaring columns and impressive stained glass windows, visitors can learn about its history through a fascinating series of appliquéd pictures. Children can also dress up as an Augustinian canon.
Burton Constable Hall
Everyday is a great day out at Burton Constable Hall – there’s so much to enjoy and discover for all ages. Explore the historic grounds with their woodland and parkland walks or the evocative grand rooms filled with fine art.
Discover the paintings of Fred and Mary Elwell as you follow the Elwell Trail and walk through the centre of Beverley. High quality replica paintings can now been seen in settings that proved so inspirational to the artists.
Ferens Art Gallery
The Ferens Art Gallery has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Admission to the gallery is free.
Goole Museum & Art Gallery
Goole Museum & Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Goole Library building, and explores the history of the historic port town of Goole through permanent displays and a temporary exhibition programme.
Hands on History Museum
The Hands on History Museum offers a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the story of Hull and also features the Egyptian gallery. This gallery is also home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and entry is free.
Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church is a magnificent, vibrant place of worship, offering a welcoming Christian presence in the heart of Hull’s Old Town. Nowhere is more essential to visit than Holy Trinity to appreciate the heritage of Hull.
A visit to Hornsea Museum is a step back into the past where you can enjoy the informal displays and relax in the garden. The museum is situated on Newbegin, for nearly 300 years it was tenanted by the Burn family.
Hull & East Riding Museum
Visit the Hull & East Riding Museum and enter a world where 235 million years of history is brought to life. From majestic mammoths to Saxon invaders, visitors can look forward to an experience that is unique, educational and fun.
The Hull Arena offers a comprehensive skating programme and is a renowned concert venue, attracting some of the top names in the music world. The Arena has hosted many famous artists, including Arctic Monkeys and Faithless.
Hull City Hall
Set in a central location, Hull City Hall holds numerous and some of the finest varied events ranging from the classics orchestral concert series to pop concerts, comedy, conferences, exhibitions and degree ceremonies.
Hull Folk and Maritime Festival
Every corner you turn at the Hull Folk and Maritime Festival you will see and hear the sounds of folk music. Pop your clogs on and join in with traditional folk dancing, swing around the Maypole and try instrument making.
Hull History Centre
The Hull History Centre brings together the material held by the city archives and local studies library with those held by the University of Hull. Staff at the centre also run regular events and activities throughout the year.
Hull Truck Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre is a pioneering theatre with a unique, powerful, contemporary Northern voice, locally rooted and national in reach, inspiring artists, exciting audiences and supporting communities to reach their greatest potential.
Humber Mouth Hull Literature Festival
Established in 1993, the Humber Mouth Hull Literature Festival is one of the city’s biggest festivals and is run by Hull City Arts. The festival presents a wide range of events featuring authors and artists from the UK and beyond.
Junction is Goole’s own arts venue offering the best entertainment on stage and on screen. The venue provides a wealth of events for all ages and tastes – from children’s shows through to period dramas, comedy, music and film.
Kardomah94 celebrates the region’s cultural endeavours – past, present and future. The quirky and intimate venue has a jam-packed programme of events and combines a exhibition space with a restaurant and bar.
Pocklington Arts Centre
Pocklington Arts Centre has first class facilities for showing major films, a fully-equipped 200 seat theatre for live music and drama – both professional and amateur, and a studio which doubles as an exhibition space.
The Queens Gardens has become host for many of Hull’s most popular events such as the Jazz Festival and the Freedom Festival, and The Mick Ronson stage within the gardens is the perfect platform for performances.
Seven Seas Fish Trail
Find the fish and explore the city with the Seven Seas Fish Trail. Follow Hull’s unique pavement of fish, creating a tour of the historic Old Town. Sculpture made from traditional materials make up this impressive piece of art.
Emerging from the bed of the central dry dock, looking onto the River Hull & Humber Estuary, the Stage @TheDock is a stunning multi-purpose, venue as unique and ambitious as the city in which it resides.
The Back Room
Designed and built by musicians, The Back Room has superb acoustics, a PA to die for and due to its intimate size and layout, there isn’t a bad seat in the house! Because of this it is fast becoming one of the top live music venues in the area.
The Bayle Museum
The Bayle Museum is a Grade 1 listed scheduled monument situated in the Old Town of Bridlington, it houses a museum dedicated to the history of the town of Bridlington and includes life size figures and interactive games.
The New Adelphi Club
The New Adelphi Club is Hull’s foremost venue for original live music with bands from the local and regional area, as well as national and international acts, covering a wide range of genres. Entry to the front room is always free.
The Processed Pea
The format for the The Processed Pea has always been quite simple, to book singers and musicians to perform in the intimate surroundings of a country pub. In fact it has always been based at The Light Dragoon in Etton.
The Shire Hall
The Shire Hall is a multi-functional building with an arts centre with live music, theatre, comedy and Howden’s very own cinema. The centre also is home Howden Live, an organisation promoting touring theatre and music in Howden.
Welly is Hull’s legendary alternative night club and live music venue – existing for 100 years. It brings you weekly club nights playing the best indie, pop-punk, alternative, electro, 90s, rock, drum & bass tracks around.
Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as contemporary slavery.
Yum! Festival of Food & Drink
Yum! Festival of Food & Drink is made up from two days of tasty street food, culinary talent, fresh local produce, and a bustling market of world flavours. From traditional dishes, to a touch of spice – stay local and taste the world.