OpenCampus Culture Cafe - ‘Hull: Culture, History, Place’
Speaker: Professor Tony Collins, Professor of History, De Monfort University.
City, Rovers, Hull and much more… How did sport become so important to Hull? This talk traces the history of sport in Hull from the early 1800s to present day, exploring the rise of rugby, football, cricket and athletics and many other sports that the city has taken to its heart. It looks at how women in Hull have participated and highlights the role that immigrants have played in creating the city’s sporting culture. Most importantly, it asks what makes sport in Hull so important to so many people.
Free Admission - All welcome – Booking is required, please visit: http://libcal.hull.ac.uk/event/3302094