In 2013, the winner of UK City of Culture 2017 was awarded to
Hull as it was praised for showing a "real understanding" of what
the title was about after submitting a bid around the theme "a city
coming out of the shadows".
The year of culture runs from 1st January to 31st December 2017,
and has been divided into four very distinct seasons; (1) Made in
Hull, (2) Roots and Routes, (3) Freedom & (4) Tell the World.
This will celebrate the unique character of the city, its people,
history and geography.
Hull are challenging preconceptions to show people what Hull is
really made of and the many incredible things they have made for
the world. From art to industry, they have long inspired great
people and great ideas.
Explore Hull's unique place in a constantly changing world.
Explore the pivotal role Hull played in the emancipation
movement, as it helped to ignite the still unfinished global
journey towards equality and social justice for
Take a look at how Hull is redefining itself as a key city
within the North; a place reborn, with the voice and confidence of
a city on the up.
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