Celebrated Hull historian and photographer Dr Alec Gill MBE gifts his life’s work to city

Hull historian, author and photographer Dr Alec Gill MBE has gifted his extensive research – representing 50-years of documenting the city’s Hessle Road Fishing culture – to Hull History Centre. Almost one hundred large box files, containing tens of thousands of pages, have been deposited at the archive in Hull. The collection of work includes information on hundreds of trawlers that were based and set sail from Hull’s once thriving fishing community. Dr Gill said:…

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Read more about the article Monet masterpiece arrives in Hull ahead of exciting new exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery
Antibes, by Claude Monet, will be on display at Ferens Art Gallery

Monet masterpiece arrives in Hull ahead of exciting new exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery

A masterpiece by the French artist Claude Monet will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, which will focus on the importance of mindfulness and reflection in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Monet’s Antibes (1888) is the inspiration and centrepiece of Monet in Mind, which will open on Monday 17 May at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull. The painting travels to Hull for the first time as part of a partnership with The Courtauld, London.…

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Read more about the article Inspiring Hull women celebrated as part of Hull Women’s Week
Louise Cheeseman Managing Director Hull Trains

Inspiring Hull women celebrated as part of Hull Women’s Week

Hull Women’s Week celebrated International Women’s Day and the contribution of women living and working in our local community. Starting Monday 8 March, International Women’s Day, female role models including Emma Hardy, Karen Okra, Louise Cheeseman, Dame Diana Johnson and Louise Beech featured as part of a week-long programme from Hull Libraries.Councillor Marjorie Brabazon, chair of Hull Culture and Leisure, said: “What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than to celebrate local women who…

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Launch of online exhibition celebrating Pride in Hull

An online exhibition, celebrating Pride in Hull, launches this weekend. The popular annual event, that sees tens of thousands of people gather in Hull City Centre to promote diversity and equality, is being celebrated with a new digital exhibition.Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories, as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. Andy Train, co-vice chair of Pride in Hull, said: "This year, more…

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