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Andrew Marvell Youth Centre

Centre opens all year round day, evenings and holidays

Venue: Andrew Marvell Youth Centre

Led by Youth Development Service delivers Open Access and Targeted Youth Work to young people between the ages of 10 to 19 years and up to 24 years for those in need of additional support. The weekly programme is very varied and includes the following:…

Clangers, Bagpuss & Co - Organised by the V&A Museum of Childhood

Saturday 12 May - Sunday 29 July 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Come and meet Bagpuss, see the Soup Dragon and behold Noggin the Nog. Oliver Postgate’s voice and Peter Firmin’s puppets shaped the childhood memories of millions since they started collaborating in the 1950s. As well as telling the story of Bagpuss and The Clangers, the exhibition…

Portrait of the Artist: Käthe Kollwitz - A British Museum and Ikon Gallery Partnership Exhibition

Saturday 30 June - Sunday 30 September 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Generously supported by the Dorset Foundation. Featuring 36 works from the British Museum’s collection, and two works from a private lender, this exhibition explores the work of Käthe Kollwitz through her self-portraits and portraits of working women, demonstrating her unique artistic talent, her technical prowess…

Ian McKeever (b 1946)

Saturday 20 October 2018 - Sunday 13 January 2019

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Ian McKeever RA (b.1946) is a contemporary British artist. He grew up in Withernsea, East Yorkshire and was inspired early on by the Ferens’ permanent collection, especially Stanley Spencer’s Greenhouse and Garden, 1937, and maritime paintings by Thomas Binks and John Ward. McKeever’s first solo…

A Silent Conversation: Lorenzetti and the Ferens Collection

17 March - ongoing

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

A project linked to the Lorenzetti purchase (2013) supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Since its arrival at the Ferens in January 2017, Lorenzetti’s nationally significant Christ Between Saints Paul and Peter has attracted over 500,000 visitors, and driven exceptional levels of media interest. At…

Italian Connections Exhibition

Saturday 24 February - Sunday 1 July 2018

Venue: Streetlife Museum

Italian Connections explores the links between Hull and Italy – from medieval trade, the reformation and subjugation of Catholics, the First World War as allies and the Second World War as the enemy, POWs, the tragedy of the Arandora Star and the immigration of Italians…

Masterpieces in Focus from the Royal Collection: Van Dyck, Charles I (1600-1649)

Saturday 28 April - Sunday 29 July 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

An ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust brings a masterpiece by Sir Anthony van Dyck to Hull for the first time. Van Dyck's triple portrait of Charles I, begun in 1635 and finished by June 1636, portrays the King from three viewpoints, each with a…

Big Bus Day

Saturday 8 September 2018, 10am-4pm

Venue: Museums Quarter

This family fun day has become one of the most popular dates in our museum calendar, and for good reason!   The day includes a chance to go on board a wide selection of modern and heritage buses, free open top bus tours, face painting, children's…

Community Cafe - Older People's Activity

Friday 27 April 2018, 1pm-3pm

Venue: Streetlife Museum

Meet new friends, have a natter and a cuppa at our Community Café. Enjoy an afternoon of fun activities aimed at older people. Free, Drop in

Songs and Music from Bagpuss and Beyond

Saturday 7 July 2018, 1.30pm-2.15pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Sandra Kerr creator of the evocative music from Bagpuss and the voice of Madeleine the rag doll, will sing and play some of the best-loved music from the children’s animation classic. Join in, sing, and pretend to be mice on the mouse organ and ‘heave…