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Ensemble DeNOTE: Bach, Beethoven and Virtuosity

Middleton Hall

02 March 2017

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13
Feb

From the University of Hull to the BAFTAs: Gavin Murdoch

Creative music technology and digital arts graduate Gavin Murdoch has the tricky task of engaging the most discerning and honest television audience of all – children.

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07
Feb

City of Culture brings star musicians to University of Hull

Xuefei Yang, a multi award-winning performer who was the first Chinese guitarist to gain international recognition, will help launch a season of stunning classical concerts at the University of...

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24
Jan

Visionaries from arts, culture, science and business head to University of Hull for City of Culture

Ever wondered what links the spectacular celebrations that kicked off Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with the amazing opening and closing ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games?

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17
Jan

Made in Hull: migrant research transformed into visual journey

A lifetime’s research by University of Hull historian Dr Nick Evans was brought to life in spectacular fashion as part of Hull’s City of Culture celebrations.

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16
Jan

Culture minister praises University’s role in Hull 2017

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04
Jan

World’s greatest artists come to Hull

Art works from some of the world’s most prominent masters are on display to see for free at the University of Hull during January and February next year as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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23
Nov

Ethel Leginska: The Musical Pioneer

Women of the World festival (WOW) celebrates Hull genius who paved the way for female conductors and musicians.

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20
Sep

#MoreToTheStory - Rich Sutherland

Meet Richard Sutherland.

When he isn’t organising the marketing efforts for the Assemble Fest- which sees theatrical shows staged in shops, bars and even taxis, he is also running the marketing...

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20
Sep

#MoreToTheStory - Nathan Simms

Nathan Simms, a dedicated third-year Computer Science undergraduate and DJ, is urging students to make a cultural difference by exploring and being a part of the city’s thriving arts scene.

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20
Sep

Hollywood marketing expert delivers an eye opening talk to current students

As the President of International Theatrical Marketing at Twentieth Century Fox, Kiernan Breen has a life that many people would envy. But this down to earth alumni, took the time out of his busy...

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Previous Events

27 February 2017
Hull Independent Cinema at Middleton Hall: Christine
24 February 2017
The Pirates Of Penzance
24 February 2017
Telling Tales: Musical Stories - New London Chamber Ensemble with guest narrator Simon Callow
23 February 2017
The New London Chamber Ensemble: Mainly Mozart
22 February 2017
Alicia Kidd - ‘Conflict and Contemporary Slavery - who are the victims and why?’
21 February 2017
History of Art Lectures 2017- Lines of Thought Series
20 February 2017
Hull Independent Cinema at Middleton Hall: Chi-Raq
17 February 2017
Mind on the Run: The Basil Kirchin Story
15 February 2017
Weathered Estates (sold out)
17 February 2017
Vocal Masterclass with Roderick Williams and Christopher Glynn
16 February 2017
Roderick Williams and Christopher Glynn: Schubert’s Winter Journey
15 February 2017
BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Stuart Pearson-Wright, artist and BP Portrait Award winner
14 February 2017
Her Film Screening
10 February 2017
Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival
13 February 2017
Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World film screening
12 February 2017
Snowden film screening
12 February 2017
A Good American Film Screening
11 February 2017
Literary Locals: Little Girl Lost by Val Wood
11 February 2017
CultureCafe: From mammoths to mosaics - an introduction to Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology
11 February 2017
2001: A Space Odyssey Film Screening
10 February 2017
Ex Machina Film Screening
09 February 2017
The Struggle Against Slavery in History and in the Present
09 February 2017
Xuefei Yang in Recital
08 March 2017
IWD: Ungloved: Gender, Power and Materiality of Early Modern English Gloves
08 February 2017
BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Richard Bean, Mark Babych and Erica Whyman
07 February 2017
History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series
06 February 2017
Navigating the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean: A Regretful Farewell to the Blackham Galley
06 February 2017
Hull Independent Cinema
04 February 2017
Fenella Humphreys and Libby Burgess in Recital
03 February 2017
Violin Recital and Masterclass with Fenella Humphreys and Libby Burgess
10 February 2017
Spies, cyberlove and sci-fi movies demystify our digital world
31 January 2017
History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series
30 January 2017
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Clerks (USA, 1994)
26 January 2017
Cold Mountain Film Screening
22 January 2017
Anthony Minghella season
25 January 2017
The Talented Mr Ripley Film Screening
24 January 2017
The English Patient Film Screening
23 January 2017
BBC Gardeners’ Question Time
22 January 2017
Minghella on Television
18 January 2017
BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Martin Green, Chief Executive & Director at Hull 2017
17 January 2017
History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series
14 January 2017
Literary Locals: Sunk Island by Hubert Nicholson
14 January 2017
CultureCafe: From Local to Global – A Short History of Hull’s influence
15 February 2017
The Annual Mike Jackson Lecture: The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World
15 December 2016
School of Arts Christmas Cabaret
13 December 2016
A Drama Double Bill
12 December 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Drive!
10 December 2016
Culture Café: Hull’s Political Heritage
08 December 2016
Something Old, Something New
08 December 2016
Service after Slavery: the British West India regiments and the Ambiguities of Freedom
07 December 2016
A Christmas New Writing Bonanza
05 December 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Spartacus
05 December 2016
Maritime History Seminar: Merchant Seafarers and Cosmopolitanism on the 19th Century Waterfront
04 December 2016
Carol Service
30 November 2016
Student Showcase
29 November 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Towards a History of Pop Music in the Modern Home
28 November 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Blue Velvet
26 November 2016
Culture Café: Hull’s Contribution to the Emancipation and the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Tr
25 November 2016
Quirk Duo: the Contemporary Saxophone
24 November 2016
From Ferens Hall to Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest
24 November 2016
Mishka Rushdie Momen
21 November 2016
The Polari Literary Salon Hits Hull!
21 November 2016
Indignation - A Hull Independent Cinema Screening
18 November 2016
Phil Robson’s Organ Trio
17 November 2016
Classical Assocation, Hull Branch and Hull Theology Society: Early Christian Women
17 November 2016
Provisioning the Slave Trade: the Supply of Corn on the Gold Coast in the 17th Century
16 November 2016
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
15 November 2016
Shakespeare Schools Festival
15 November 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Sonic Architecture - The Producer as Performer
14 November 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Raging Bull
12 November 2016
Culture Café: ‘Come Forward and Help Us in this Emergency’
09 November 2016
Production without Décor
11 November 2016
Sarah Fox and Malcolm Martineau OBE Evening Recital
11 November 2016
Symposium Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau OBE
11 November 2016
Fifteenth Grace Black Piano Recital and Masterclass
15 November 2016
Dr Mary Murdoch (1864-1916) and the ‘Heart of Hull’: Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage, Education and
10 November 2016
Voice and Piano Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau, OBE
07 November 2016
Captain Fantastic – a Hull Independent Cinema screening (Ross, 2016).
07 November 2016
Maritime History Seminar: ‘Conquering the Atlantic’
05 November 2016
Culture Café: An Introduction to and Tour of the University of Hull Art Collection
03 November 2016
Much Ado About Nothing
03 November 2016
Ferens Lecture Series - Words, Words, Words: the Challenges of Speaking Shakespare’s Dialogue
03 November 2016
Sound + Space: Sonic Arts from HEARO
01 November 2016
Playing Together for Fun: Taking Musical Interaction Seriously
31 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays present Scream
29 October 2016
Culture Café: Celebrating Hull’s Rich Literary Heritage
28 October 2016
English Symphony Orchestra
27 October 2016
Ferens Lecture Series - Framing Shakespeare: the Plays in Pictures and Performance
27 October 2016
Conducting Masterclass with Kenneth Woods
25 October 2016
Sensational Yokshire: Mary Braddon, Theatre and Crime
24 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Swiss Army Man (Kwan & Scheinert, 2016)
31 October 2016
“Suspicious Minds and Twisted Stories: The Visual World of Paula Rego”
21 October 2016
Rehearsal Orchestra Day: Rhapsody in Blue
20 October 2016
Portraiture and Virtue: Picturing Authorial Identity in Tudor and Jacobean England
20 October 2016
Flow² (Part I) - David Braid and the Sinfonia UK Collective
19 October 2016
Let Me Tell You A Story
18 October 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Lutoslawski, Trauma Studies and Beyond
17 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Perfect Blue
15 October 2016
Culture Café: Trauma and Utopianism In Second World War Hull
15 October 2016
Mamma Mia! Film Screening - Middleton Hall Gala Opening

Hull Independent Cinema at Middleton Hall: Christine

Hull Independent Cinema presents: Christine 

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The Pirates Of Penzance

The Hull University Gilbert and Sullivan Society will be performing The Pirates of Penzance at the newly refurbished Middleton Hall.

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Fab show with a fab cast!

Rebecca Barber

Telling Tales: Musical Stories - New London Chamber Ensemble with guest narrator Simon Callow

Actor Simon Callow narrates a programme of family friendly classical music presented by the New London Chamber Ensemble.

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The New London Chamber Ensemble: Mainly Mozart

Robert Manasse: flute, Melanie Ragge: oboe; Neyire Ashworth: clarinet; Stephen Stirling: horn, Adam MacKenzie: bassoon.

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Alicia Kidd - ‘Conflict and Contemporary Slavery - who are the victims and why?’

Institute of Applied Ethics Seminar

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History of Art Lectures 2017- Lines of Thought Series

Lines of Thought: Drawing Dissected

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Very cultural to list only male artists.

Sara Williams

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Hull Independent Cinema at Middleton Hall: Chi-Raq

Hull Independent Cinema presents: Chi-Raq

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Mind on the Run: The Basil Kirchin Story

Take some of the UK’s greatest music visionaries, add a touch of experimentation and you’ve got one of the most thrilling music festivals the city has ever seen.

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Weathered Estates (sold out)

Inspired by Euripides' Women of Troy, acclaimed playwright Zodwa Nyoni presents a contemporary retelling of this Greek Tragedy.

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Vocal Masterclass with Roderick Williams and Christopher Glynn

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Roderick Williams and Christopher Glynn: Schubert’s Winter Journey

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An utterly riveting performance: Roderick Williams and Christopher Glynn kept the audience...

Dr Bruce Woodcock

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BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Stuart Pearson-Wright, artist and BP Portrait Award winner

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Fabulous work

P.Smith

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Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

Digital Dystopias is a film, performance and literary festival that explores how digital technology is changing society and increasingly shaping our lives. 

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This festival has given us the opportunity to challenge our perceptions of technology through film,...

Carol

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World film screening

Part of Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

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Snowden film screening

Part of Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

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A Good American Film Screening

Part of Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

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Literary Locals: Little Girl Lost by Val Wood

OpenCampus

Part of the Open Campus Reading Group 'Literary Locals' season

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CultureCafe: From mammoths to mosaics - an introduction to Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology

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Part of History@Hull's 'City of Culture' series of CultureCafe events

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2001: A Space Odyssey Film Screening

Part of Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

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Ex Machina Film Screening

Part of Digital Dystopias: A Cyber Film Festival

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The Struggle Against Slavery in History and in the Present

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Xuefei Yang in Recital

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IWD: Ungloved: Gender, Power and Materiality of Early Modern English Gloves

Professor James Daybell
Plymouth University

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BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Richard Bean, Mark Babych and Erica Whyman

Hull-born Richard Bean’s riotous new comedy The Hypocrite, a co-production between the Royal Shakespeare Company, Hull Truck Theatre and Hull 2017, recounts a defining moment in the city’s history.

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A wonderful evening with very charismatic and witty speakers. Enjoyed it greatly and hope to...

Megan

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History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series

The Renaissance Revolution in Drawing 

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Navigating the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean: A Regretful Farewell to the Blackham Galley

Part of the Maritime Historical Studies Centre Seminar Series 2016-17

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Hull Independent Cinema

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Fenella Humphreys and Libby Burgess in Recital

We are delighted to open our spring 2017 season with this illustrious duo. As part of their glowing international careers, Fenella teaches violin to many of our students, and Libby has regularly supported our students as accompanist to their exams for a number of years, so they are ideal artists to open this quarter’s city-wide programme of events themed around ‘Made in Hull’.

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Violin Recital and Masterclass with Fenella Humphreys and Libby Burgess

We are delighted to open our spring 2017 season with this illustrious duo. As part of their glowing international careers, Fenella teaches violin to many of our students, and Libby has regularly supported our students as accompanist to their exams for a number of years, so they are ideal artists to open this quarter’s city-wide programme of events themed around ‘Made in Hull’.

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Spies, cyberlove and sci-fi movies demystify our digital world

An MI5 spy turned whistleblower will share her insights as part of a University of Hull season looking at the impact of the digital world on our everyday lives as part of the University’s city of culture programme.

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History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series

Drawing Water:  Drawing as a Mechanism for Exploration

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Clerks (USA, 1994)

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Cold Mountain Film Screening

Part of the Anthony Minghella retrospective season.

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Anthony Minghella season

Anthony Minghella is one of the most famous alumni of the University of Hull and a Hollywood legend. An Oscar-winning director, film and television producer, playwright and former lecturer, he left an astonishing legacy on screen and stage.

Join Minghella’s former colleagues at the University of Hull in celebrating his life and work with screenings of his award-winning films The Talented Mr. Ripley, The English Patient and Cold Mountain.

From his academic career in Hull to his first work in...

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The Talented Mr Ripley Film Screening

Part of the Anthony Minghella retrospective season.

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The English Patient Film Screening

Part of the Anthony Minghella retrospective season.

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BBC Gardeners’ Question Time

Middleton Hall, a centrepiece of the University of Hull’s cultural offer, will host its first national broadcast media event this month – the hugely popular Gardeners Question Time. 

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Excellent

Ian Calvert

Minghella on Television

Join us for a selection of Hull alumnus Anthony Minghella's wide-ranging work for television. Part of the Anthony Minghella retrospective season. With thanks to the BFI National TV Archive.

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Very enjoyable afternoon of screenings which show cased four very different elements of Minghella’s...

Carol

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BP Cultural Vision Lecture - Martin Green, Chief Executive & Director at Hull 2017

Opening Ceremonies: From London 2012 to Made in Hull

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I really enjoyed it! Was fascinating to get a different insight to the ceremonies and see how...

Megan Kinsey

History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series

Michelangelo drawings: the artist revealed

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Literary Locals: Sunk Island by Hubert Nicholson

OpenCampus

Part of the Open Campus Reading Group 'Literary Locals' season

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CultureCafe: From Local to Global – A Short History of Hull’s influence

Part of History@Hull's 'City of Culture' series of CultureCafe events

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The Annual Mike Jackson Lecture: The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World

The Centre for Systems Studies at Hull University Business School is delighted to host an inspirational lecture by the award-winning writer and television presenter Andrea Wulf, exploring the extraordinary life of the visionary German naturalist and polymath Alexander von Humboldt. His name lingers everywhere from the Humboldt Current to the Humboldt penguin. Perceiving nature as an interconnected global force, he discovered patterns between climate zones across the world and predicted...

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School of Arts Christmas Cabaret

The School of Arts throws its new combined force of Music, Drama, Film and the Creative Word at a thrilling Christmas Cabaret.

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A Drama Double Bill

Drama at the University of Hull invites you to a double bill. As we prepare for the visit from the National Student Drama Festival in 2017, come and see the very best of our production work. 

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Both shows were excellent.  Aladdin was full of slapstick comedy and all the things wonderful about...

Ken Mitchell

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Drive!

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Culture Café: Hull’s Political Heritage

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Something Old, Something New

University of Hull Camerata: Dr Elaine King

Ensemble Fractus: Dr Mark Slater, Austin Gunn and Katie Oswell

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Service after Slavery: the British West India regiments and the Ambiguities of Freedom

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A Christmas New Writing Bonanza

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Spartacus

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Maritime History Seminar: Merchant Seafarers and Cosmopolitanism on the 19th Century Waterfront

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Carol Service

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Student Showcase

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Newland Lecture Series: Towards a History of Pop Music in the Modern Home

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Blue Velvet

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Culture Café: Hull’s Contribution to the Emancipation and the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Tr

This talk will look at Hull’s contribution to the campaigns against slavery and the slave trade (1787–1833), focusing on both individual and collective efforts to bring slavery to an end.

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Quirk Duo: the Contemporary Saxophone

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From Ferens Hall to Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest

Alastair Cotterill, Global Head of Creative and Brand Strategy at Pinterest.

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Mishka Rushdie Momen

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The Polari Literary Salon Hits Hull!

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Indignation - A Hull Independent Cinema Screening

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Phil Robson’s Organ Trio

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Classical Assocation, Hull Branch and Hull Theology Society: Early Christian Women

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Provisioning the Slave Trade: the Supply of Corn on the Gold Coast in the 17th Century

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

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Newland Lecture Series: Sonic Architecture - The Producer as Performer

“The processing and editing capabilities of the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) environment often result in the producer taking the role of performer. This talk considers the techniques, approaches and processes involved, and raises the ‘authenticity’ question.”

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Raging Bull

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Culture Café: ‘Come Forward and Help Us in this Emergency’

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Production without Décor

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Sarah Fox and Malcolm Martineau OBE Evening Recital

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Symposium Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau OBE

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Fifteenth Grace Black Piano Recital and Masterclass

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Dr Mary Murdoch (1864-1916) and the ‘Heart of Hull’: Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage, Education and

Dr Mary Murdoch, the first female GP in Hull, was a highly respected and controversial campaigner for improvements in the health care of women and children. This talk will examine some aspects of Murdoch’s life and work in the wider context of women’s suffrage politics.

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Voice and Piano Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau, OBE

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Captain Fantastic – a Hull Independent Cinema screening (Ross, 2016).

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Maritime History Seminar: ‘Conquering the Atlantic’

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Culture Café: An Introduction to and Tour of the University of Hull Art Collection

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Much Ado About Nothing

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Ferens Lecture Series - Words, Words, Words: the Challenges of Speaking Shakespare’s Dialogue

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Sound + Space: Sonic Arts from HEARO

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Playing Together for Fun: Taking Musical Interaction Seriously

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Middleton Movie Mondays present Scream

Scream | 1996 | USA | Dir: Wes Craven | Cert 18 | 111 mins

Wes Craven's smash hit horror movie is a post-modern take on the slasher cycle of the late Seventies and early Eighties. In the small town of Woodsboro, a psychotic freak with a love of horror flicks murders teenager Casey Becker. The killer then begins terrorising Casey's classmate, Sidney Prescott, whose mother was murdered a year earlier. When Sidney encounters the stalker and escapes, her boyfriend Billy is arrested, but the...

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Culture Café: Celebrating Hull’s Rich Literary Heritage

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English Symphony Orchestra

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Ferens Lecture Series - Framing Shakespeare: the Plays in Pictures and Performance

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Conducting Masterclass with Kenneth Woods

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Sensational Yokshire: Mary Braddon, Theatre and Crime

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Swiss Army Man (Kwan & Scheinert, 2016)

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“Suspicious Minds and Twisted Stories: The Visual World of Paula Rego”

Annual St John’s College Lecture 2016 by Professor Manucha Lisboa, Professor of Portuguese Literature and Culture, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, St John’s College, University of Cambridge

The Basil Reckitt Lecture Theatre, Ferens Building, University of Hull followed by refreshments with the speaker.
 

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Rehearsal Orchestra Day: Rhapsody in Blue

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Portraiture and Virtue: Picturing Authorial Identity in Tudor and Jacobean England

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Flow² (Part I) - David Braid and the Sinfonia UK Collective

Sinfonia UK Collective 

David Braid: piano
Lee Tsang: conductor

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Let Me Tell You A Story

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Newland Lecture Series: Lutoslawski, Trauma Studies and Beyond

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Perfect Blue

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Culture Café: Trauma and Utopianism In Second World War Hull

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Mamma Mia! Film Screening - Middleton Hall Gala Opening

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Event Reviews

Massive fan of Martin Lowe and his work so it was fab to have him in Hull to speak about the hall,...

Megan Kinsey