Hull City Hall’s new brochure offers a packed programme of events over the summer months.
There is a wide range of music, comedy, drama and family fun to enjoy at the venue in the heart of the city centre.
Highlights include Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra on July 23 – which is now limited availability only – and a three-day dance extravaganza, Hullzapoppin’, organised by Kingston Swing at the end of May.
Janice Wincott, Theatre and Halls Manager, Hull Culture and Leisure, said:
“Hull City Hall’s summer season of events reflects what a prestigious year 2017 is for this flagship venue and Hull Culture and Leisure.
“The programme offers a variety of high-quality events and we would encourage everyone to take this opportunity to find out what is taking place and book early.
“With something for everyone, we look forward to welcoming all to our venue over the coming months.”
Summer shows include –
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra return to Hull following their sold-out John Williams concert in February.
The orchestra will be joined by the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus for the concert on May 25, which closes the 2016/17 Hull City Hall Classics season.
It also offers a unique opportunity to meet some of the members of orchestra who will mingle in Hull City Hall’s Victoria Bar before the show from 6.45pm to 7.15pm.
Tickets are from £18 with concessions available. Tickets are limited availability, please contact the box office for restricted view seats or book here.
Brand new musical play Seriously Dead which blends drama, comedy, pathos and farce into one hilarious night of live entertainment.
Starring Crissy Rock, of Benidorm and I’m a Celebrity… fame, star of Emmerdale and Doctor Who, Frazer Hines, and award-winning comic Billy Pearce, tickets for the show on June 8 are £22. Book here.
Children’s TV favourite Mister Maker brings his arty adventure to Hull City Hall as part of his hit live theatre tour.
Circle, Square, Rectangle and Triangle – otherwise known as The Shapes – will be coming along to share the excitement on June 10 when there will be two shows at 1.30 pm and 4 pm.
Tickets are £14.50 for adults and £11 for children. Family tickets are £48. Book here.
A stunning celebration of one of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time, Faith – The George Michael Legacy, takes place on July 8.
Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his eight-piece band, the show is a musical journey of 35 years of hit records, from Wham to George’s solo career. Tickets are £22.50. Book here.
Legend of Ska and Reggae music, Toots and the Maytals, brings his unique sound to the venue on July 27. Tickets are £29.50 in advance or £35 on the door. Book here.
Much-loved children’s characters such as Bob the Builder, Little Princess and Fireman Sam will take to the stage for Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’.
Taking audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales, this brand new live show arrives on August 5 when there will be performances at 12 pm and 3.30 pm. Tickets are £14.50 for adults and £12.50 for children. Family tickets for £50. Book here.
BBC news presenter Huw Edwards will select his ‘desert island discs’ for OrganFest 2017 at Hull City Hall this September.
The session with Mr. Edwards, who has previously shown off his organ playing skills on an episode of Songs of Praise, is the opening event of two days of activity celebrating organ music.
Tickets are £10 per day. Book here.
Tickets for all summer shows can also be booked in person at the Hull City Hall box office or by calling 01482 300 306.
Take a look at the brochure here