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Please Touch: Victorian Archaeologists

Saturday 25 November, 11am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-

Venue: Hull and East Riding Museum

If you’re visiting The Magic of Christmas, why not pop into Hull and East Riding Museum to meet our very own Victorian archaeologists? Learn about museums and archaeology 100 years ago, and handle some of our Prehistoric objects. Free, Drop In

History Makers - Explore Your Archive Special

Saturday 18 November, 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

An extra History Makers session as part of “Explore Your Archive” campaign! Join us as we celebrate the year as UK City of Culture through art, craft and Lego as only History Makers can. Free, Drop In

History Makers – ‘tis the Season to be Jolly!

Saturday 2 December, 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Get into the festive spirit by making all manner of crafty Christmas puddings, baubles and festive scenes. Help us decorate ready for Santa! Ho ho ho! Free, Drop In

Lunchtime Club

Tuesday 12 December, 12.30pm-1.30pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Learn about the Colourmen of Hull: the story of the Sissons Bros Paint Company. Free, Drop In

Making a Single-Section Sewn Notebook

Wednesday 6 December, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Suitable for beginners, this workshop will show participants how to make a simple hardback notebook. This will include folding and piercing the pages, sewing the book, creating a case binding using decorative papers and attaching the case to the book. Free, advanced booking essential To…

Letter Press Printing

Tuesday 28 November, 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-4.30pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Learn the craft of letterpress printing with artist David Armes. In this short session you will set metal type by hand, impose a forme and print a small card in two colours using a tabletop Adana press. Please bring two short lines from a favourite…

Marbling on Paper

Friday 17 November, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Let your imagination create beautiful patterns from colour floating on water and transfer it to a piece of paper.  No previous experience needed, full instructions and guidance will be given. Free, advanced booking essential. To book yor place call 01482 317500

Open Exhibition 2018

Saturday 17 February - Sunday 22 April 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Each year our Open Exhibition provides an exciting opportunity for amateur and professional artists to celebrate creativity side by side in the Ferens Art Gallery's beautiful temporary exhibition spaces. If you would like the chance for your artwork to be exhibited in one of the UK's…

Junior Open Exhibition

Saturday 25 November - Sunday 21 January 2018

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

If you know someone aged 15 and under who is a budding artist, why not encourage them to enter our Junior Open Exhibition? The competition is free to enter and selected works are displayed at Hull Maritime Museum between Saturday 25 November and Sunday 21 January…

Dom Heffer: Doodles & Drawing Workshop

Wednesday 22 November, 1pm-3pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Join artist Dom Heffer to explore experimental approaches to drawing. No still life here, just lots of ideas, imagination and freedom. Open your mind and create! Free, Ticketed event, advanced booking essential. To book your free place click the Book Tickets link in the who…